Comparative Tests

Evidence of the high quality of Kaspersky Lab products is seen in the results of comparative tests conducted by independent research centers. Summaries of past results are listed in this section.

September 3, 2014
Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows Shows Best Results in Dennis Technology Labs Q2 Enterprise Anti-Virus Test:
Dennis Technology Labs, Q2 2014

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows has demonstrated the best performance and earned the top AAA rating in a comparative test of business security products conducted by Dennis Technology Labs in Q2 2014.

July 30, 2014
Kaspersky Internet Security Awarded MRG Effitas Online Banking Browser Security Certification:
MRG Effitas, Q1 2014

Kaspersky Internet Security received a certification from MRG Effitas for successfully passing every test in the lab’s quarterly efficacy assessment of online transaction security. The solution received the certification for its effective protection of financial information from malware, identity theft and Man-in-the-Middle attacks.

July 29, 2014
Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool Wins the Best Repair 2014 Award from AV-Test:
AV-Test, September 2013 to June 2014

Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool won the Best Repair 2014 Award from AV-Test. The Kaspersky Lab tool performed better than any other recovery kit in the test and completely repaired the operating system after a malware attack.

May 27, 2014
Kaspersky Lab Scores Highest in all Three Categories of Q1 Dennis Technology Labs Anti-Malware Tests:
Dennis Technology Labs, Q1 2014

Three Kaspersky Lab products - Kaspersky Internet Security, Kaspersky Small Office Security and Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business - received the highest AAA rating from Dennis Technology Labs in test categories for Home Anti-Virus Protection, Small Business Anti-Virus Protection and Enterprise Anti-Virus Protection.

May 22, 2014
Kaspersky Lab Tops Competitors in Testing of Security Software in Virtual Environments:
AV-Test, May 2014

Kaspersky Security for Virtualization | Light Agent demonstrated significantly better performance results in several areas of a test conducted by AV-Test, which measured solutions’ overall efficiency and impact on the performance of virtual environments.

May 8, 2014
Kaspersky Internet Security Earns First Place in Six-Month Endurance Test:
AV-Test, February 2014

Kaspersky Internet Security was rated as the best protection solution following an endurance test carried out from September 2013 to February 2014 by AV‑Test. The Kaspersky Lab solution achieved top scores for its malware detection while also maintaining a lower system load than any other tested product.

April 29, 2014
Kaspersky Internet Security Stops Cyber Threats in their Tracks During Independent Testing:
AV-Test, March 2014

Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 led the way for the number of blocked cyber threats in the AV-Comparatives File Detection Test of Malicious Software. Kaspersky Internet Security blocked 99.8 percent of attacks, which earned the solution the highest Advanced+ award from AV-Comparatives.

April 25, 2014
Kaspersky Internet Security for Android Proves its Effectiveness in Independent Testing:
AV-Test, March 2014

Kaspersky Internet Security for Android earned top marks in independent testing of mobile security products conducted by AV-Test. The Kaspersky Lab solution identified and neutralized 100 percent of the malware samples during testing.

April 16, 2014
Kaspersky Internet Security Blocks all Threats in AV-TEST:
AV-Test, February 2014

Kaspersky Internet Security blocked every threat in the January-February 2014 Bi-Monthly Certification testing conducted by AV-Test. The solution earned first place, achieving a score of 17.5 points out of a possible 18 points.

March 27, 2014
Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Earns Best Results in MRG Effitas Exploit Prevention Test:
MRG Effitas, February 2014

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business earned the best results in the Real World Enterprise Security Exploit Prevention Test carried out by MRG Effitas between November 2013 and February 2014. As a result, the Kaspersky Lab solution received the MRG Effitas Certification.

March 24, 2014
Kaspersky Internet Security for Android Outperforms Competition in Independent Testing:
PC Security Labs, January 2014

Kaspersky Internet Security for Android achieved the top score in an Android Malware Detection Test conducted in January 2014 by PC Security Labs. The Kaspersky Lab product blocked 99.9 percent of threats with no false positives.

March 21, 2014
Kaspersky Internet Security Achieves Highest Possible Score in AV-Test’s Bi-Monthly Certification:
AV-Test, December 2013

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business received the highest score in testing conducted by AV-Test at the end of 2013. AV-Test noted that the Kaspersky Lab solution had extraordinary ease of use, combined with the most efficient consumption of system resources.

January 31, 2014
Kaspersky Internet Security Achieves Highest Possible Score in AV-Test’s Bi-Monthly Certification:
AV-Test, December 2013

Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 earned the highest possible score in AV-Test’s Bi-Monthly Certification. The Kaspersky Lab solution earned 18 out of 18 points overall for neutralizing all of the malicious samples without significantly affecting computer performance.

January 13, 2014
Kaspersky Lab Flagship Products Lead in Quarterly Independent Test:
Dennis Technology Labs, December 2013

Kaspersky Internet Security 2014, Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business and Kaspersky Small Office Security produced the best results in Dennis Technology Labs’ quarterly independent testing, conducted from October-December 2013. All three solutions received an AAA rating from the independent testing lab.

December 30, 2013
Kaspersky Internet Security on Top in ‘Real-World’ Protection Test:
AV-Comparatives, December 2013

Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 blocked the highest percentage of malware and earned the highest Advance+ rating in the Whole Product Dynamic “Real-World” Protection Test conducted by AV-Comparatives. The test analyzed how effectively security solutions protect against real-world threats faced by home users from August to November 2013.

February 7, 2013
Kaspersky Lab Application Control Rated Best in Recent Comparative Test
Dennis Technology Labs, February 2013
January 24, 2013
Kaspersky Lab Named a Leader in Independent Report on Endpoint Security
Forrester Research, Inc., January 2013
October 16, 2012
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2013 Earns AV-Comparatives’ Top ADVANCED+
AV-Comparatives, October 2012
September 13, 2012
Kaspersky Mobile Security Aces Testing By AV-Comparatives
AV-Comparatives, September 2012
July 26, 2012
Kaspersky Endpoint 8 Wins Esteemed VB100 Award
Virus Bulletin, June 2012
April 26, 2011
Three Kaspersky Lab Products win Prestigious VB100 Award
Virus Bulletin, April 2011
March 24, 2011
Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 Gets Top Marks in Real World and Dynamic Malware Detection Tests, March 2011: Real World and Dynamic Malware Test
February 14, 2011
Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 Demonstrates Best Self-Protection in Anti-Malware Test Lab Trials
Anti-Malware Test Lab, February 2011: Self-Protection Test
VB100 Awards for Kaspersky Business and Consumer Products
Virus Bulletin, December 2010
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6 for File Server & Kaspersky Anti-Virus 8 for Windows Server Enterprise Edition
Virus Bulletin, October 2010: VB100 for Windows Server 2003
Kaspersky Open Space Security Wins Gold in Head-to-Head Competition
Information Security Magazine, September 2010: Reader's Choice Awards
Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 Earns Advanced Rating for Performance
AV-Comparatives, August 2010: Performance Test
Kaspersky PURE Total Security parental controls earn highest test score
Anti-Malware Test Lab, July 2010: Parental Controls
Matousec Test Gives Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 Top Ranking
Matousec, May 2010: Proactive Security Challenge
Gold Award for Kaspersky Internet Security 2010
Anti-Malware Test Lab, January 2010: Zero-Day Threat Protection
Two VB100 awards from Virus Bulletin
Virus Bulletin, December 2009
Product of the Year Silver Medal for Kaspersky Lab
AV-Comparatives, December 2009: Best Product of 2009
Kaspersky Business Space Security 6 R2 Earns Best Overall Score
Cascadia Labs, December 20009: Security for Businesses
2nd Place - Reactive/Proactive Test
AV-Comparatives, November 2009
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010: 4.5 of 5 stars
PC World, August 2009: Top 3 Anti-Virus Programs
Kaspersky Anti-Virus wins Advanced+
AV-Comparatives: May 2009
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0 Wins VB100
Virus Bulletin: Windows Vista Business Edition, May, 2008
Anti-Spam 3.0 wins Checkmark Premium certificate
West Coast Labs, April, 2008
On-demand Scanning
AV-Comparatives, February 2008
Rootkit Detection
Anti-Malware Test Lab, January 2008
Response Times to New Threats, January 2008: Average Response Time to New Malware Threats
Novell NetWare Test
Virus Bulletin, October 2007: VB100
Firewall leak-test, September 2007: Leak-test score for personal firewalls
Antivirus self-protection
Anti-Malware Test Lab, August 2007: Antivirus solution self-protection
Proactive/Retrospective Test
AV-Comparatives, August 2007: On-Demand Scanning
Virus and worm detection
AV-Comparatives, August 2007: detection rate of viruses and worms
Malware detection - "real-life" conditions
PC Pro, July 2007: Malware detected under simulated "real-life" conditions
Response Time to New Threats
PC World, AV-Test, April 2007: Average response time to new threats
Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Samba Server
Virus Bulletin, April 2007: Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Virus Treatment Capabilities
PC World, AV-Test, April 2007: removal of effects of an active infection
Rootkit Detection
ComputerBild, April 2007: Active rootkit detection