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.

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
AV-Test.org, 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
12/7/2010
VB100 Awards for Kaspersky Business and Consumer Products
Virus Bulletin, December 2010
10/12/2010
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
9/7/2010
Kaspersky Open Space Security Wins Gold in Head-to-Head Competition
Information Security Magazine, September 2010: Reader's Choice Awards
8/22/2010
Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 Earns Advanced Rating for Performance
AV-Comparatives, August 2010: Performance Test
7/29/2010
Kaspersky PURE Total Security parental controls earn highest test score
Anti-Malware Test Lab, July 2010: Parental Controls
1/10/2010
Matousec Test Gives Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 Top Ranking
Matousec, May 2010: Proactive Security Challenge
1/8/2010
Gold Award for Kaspersky Internet Security 2010
Anti-Malware Test Lab, January 2010: Zero-Day Threat Protection
12/16/2009
Two VB100 awards from Virus Bulletin
Virus Bulletin, December 2009
12/15/2009
Product of the Year Silver Medal for Kaspersky Lab
AV-Comparatives, December 2009: Best Product of 2009
12/1/2009
Kaspersky Business Space Security 6 R2 Earns Best Overall Score
Cascadia Labs, December 20009: Security for Businesses
11/1/2009
2nd Place - Reactive/Proactive Test
AV-Comparatives, November 2009
8/1/2009
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010: 4.5 of 5 stars
PC World, August 2009: Top 3 Anti-Virus Programs
5/1/2009
Kaspersky Anti-Virus wins Advanced+
AV-Comparatives: May 2009
5/1/2008
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0 Wins VB100
Virus Bulletin: Windows Vista Business Edition, May, 2008
4/1/2008
Anti-Spam 3.0 wins Checkmark Premium certificate
West Coast Labs, April, 2008
3/26/2008
On-demand Scanning
AV-Comparatives, February 2008
2/01/2008
Rootkit Detection
Anti-Malware Test Lab, January 2008
1/28/2008
Response Times to New Threats
AV-Test.org, January 2008: Average Response Time to New Malware Threats
10/1/2007
Novell NetWare Test
Virus Bulletin, October 2007: VB100
9/12/2007
Firewall leak-test
matousec.com, September 2007: Leak-test score for personal firewalls
8/22/2007
Antivirus self-protection
Anti-Malware Test Lab, August 2007: Antivirus solution self-protection
8/31/2007
Proactive/Retrospective Test
AV-Comparatives, August 2007: On-Demand Scanning
8/22/2007
Virus and worm detection
AV-Comparatives, August 2007: detection rate of viruses and worms
7/12/2007
Malware detection - "real-life" conditions
PC Pro, July 2007: Malware detected under simulated "real-life" conditions
7/25/2007
Response Time to New Threats
PC World, AV-Test, April 2007: Average response time to new threats
4/25/2007
Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Samba Server
Virus Bulletin, April 2007: Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4/19/2007
Virus Treatment Capabilities
PC World, AV-Test, April 2007: removal of effects of an active infection
4/10/2007
Rootkit Detection
ComputerBild, April 2007: Active rootkit detection