BitDefender®, an award-winning provider of innovative internet security solutions, today announced that BitDefender Internet Security Suite 2011 received the AV-Test Certification for their 2010 fourth quarter tests, earning high marks for protecting against malware infections, cleaning and repairing malware-infested computers, and usability.
BitDefender was assessed along with 23 other security products in the areas of protection, repair and usability by the independent testing agency. These tests included:
• Detection and protection against zero-day malware and widespread malware attacks
• System disinfection and malware removal in detail
• System slow-down caused by the tools and the number of false positives
“Computer users have growing questions about the security of their system, with more and more sophisticated malware popping up every day, and BitDefender’s performance in this test proves that we are able to address these concerns, ” said Viorel Canja, Head of AntiMalware Labs at BitDefender. “Every security vendor knows the aggressive and challenging assessments the AV-Test.org puts them through, and in these recent tests BitDefender was one of the top in almost every category when it comes to the protection and detection of widespread malware. Scoring high on these assessments and earning certification of this independent agency is further evidence that we’re succeeding in our efforts to provide the best security protection in the industry.”
For additional information and details on the results of this test, please visit av-test.org/certifications.
BitDefender (bitdefender.com) is the creator of one of the industry's fastest and most effective lines of internationally certified security software. Since its inception in 2001, BitDefender has continued to raise the bar and set new standards in proactive threat prevention. Every day, BitDefender protects tens of millions of home and corporate users across the globe - giving them the peace of mind of knowing that their digital experiences will be secure. BitDefender solutions are distributed by a global network of value-added distribution and reseller partners in more than 100 countries worldwide. More information about BitDefender and its products are available at the company’s security solutions press room. Additionally, BitDefender’s malwarecity.com provides background and the latest updates on security threats helping users stay informed in the everyday battle against malware.