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.

November 21, 2014
Kaspersky Internet Security for Android Proves Effectiveness in PC Security Labs Test

Kaspersky Internet Security for Android received the highest score in PC Security Labs’ recent test of Android security solutions. The Kaspersky Lab product successfully blocked 99.959 percent of threats and returned zero false positives.

PC Security Labs, November 2014
November 4, 2014
Kaspersky Internet Security Receives Top ‘AAA’ Rating

Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 received the top ‘AAA’ rating from Dennis Technology Labs for its excellent malware protection and for earning the highest total accuracy rating. The solution also had a 99 percent protection score for preventing threats from compromising the system.

Dennis Technology Labs, July-September 2014
November 4, 2014
Kaspersky Small Office Security Earns Top Rating

Kaspersky Small Office Security was tested on its anti-malware effectiveness during the Small Business Anti-Virus Protection test conducted by Dennis Technology Labs. The solution received the highest ‘AAA’ award and a 98 percent total accuracy rating.

Dennis Technology Labs, July-September 2014
November 4, 2014
Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows Earns Top Marks in Independent Testing

Kaspersky Lab’s solution for businesses, Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows, received top marks in independent testing conducted by Dennis Technology Labs. The solution effectively protected against malware and received the highest ‘AAA’ rating.

Dennis Technology Labs, July-September 2014
October 3, 2014
Kaspersky Small Office Security Earns Top Marks in Testing

In Dennis Technology Labs’ Small Business Anti-Virus Protection, Kaspersky Small Office Security was tested on its effectiveness against internet threats. The solution proved its ability to detect and block current threats and received the top “AAA” rating.

Dennis Technology Labs, April – June 2014
October 3, 2014
Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows Receives Top Marks in Testing

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows was tested on its effectiveness against internet threats and received the top “AAA” rating from Dennis Technology Labs.

Dennis Technology Labs, April – June 2014
October 3, 2014
Kaspersky Internet Security Blocks 100 Percent of Malware in Independent Testing

In Dennis Technology Labs’ Home Anti-Virus Protection test, Kaspersky Internet Security received the top “AAA” rating for accurately blocking 100 percent of the malware samples.

Dennis Technology Labs, April – June 2014
October 3, 2014
Kaspersky Security For Mail Server Awarded Spam+ Verified Certificate

Kaspersky Security for Mail Server was awarded the Spam+ Verified certificate by Virus Bulletin for its high spam detection rate and not returning any false positives. This is the third time in a row that the Kaspersky Lab solution has received this award.

Virus Bulletin, July 2014
October 3, 2014
Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Servers Enterprise Edition Received VB100 Award

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business was evaluated on how effectively it could combat both well-known and new threats, its stability and its ability to correctly detect non-hazardous objects. The results of the test earned the solution the VB100 certification.

Virus Bulletin, June 2014
October 3, 2014
Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Passes All Stages of Testing

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business was evaluated on how effectively it could combat threats and identify non-hazardous objects. The solution earned the VB100 certification for successful testing results and its excellent stability.

Virus Bulletin, June 2014
October 3, 2014
Kaspersky Internet Security Earns VB100 Certification

In Virus Bulletin’s recent comparative review, Kaspersky Internet Security was evaluated on how effectively it could combat both well-known and new threats, its stability and its ability to correctly detect non-hazardous objects. The results of the test earned the solution the VB100 certification.

Virus Bulletin, April 2014
October 3, 2014
Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac Certified by AV-Comparatives

Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac earned the ‘Approved Security Product’ certificate from AV-Comparatives for its excellent protection levels and friendly user interface. This test certified the solutions for Mac OS X rather than comparing the effectiveness of different products for this operating system.

AV-Comparatives, July – August 2014
October 3, 2014
Kaspersky Internet Security Earns Advanced+ Rating in Retrospective/Proactive Testing

Kaspersky Internet Security received the Advanced+ rating in AV-Comparative’s Retrospective/Proactive testing for blocking 97 percent of the unknown malware samples. This analysis measured heuristic and behavioral protection mechanisms used against new malware.

AV-Comparatives, March 2014
October 3, 2014
Kaspersky Internet Security Proves its Effectiveness in Independent Testing

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2014 earned 188.8 out of 190 possible points during AV-Comparative’s Performance Test - the highest score received during testing. This test analyzed the performance of antivirus solutions in different user scenarios.

AV-Comparatives, March – June 2014
October 3, 2014
Kaspersky Anti-Virus Receives Highest Score in Performance Test

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2014 earned 188.8 out of 190 possible points during AV-Comparative’s Performance Test - the highest score received during testing. This test analyzed the performance of antivirus solutions in different user scenarios.

AV-Comparatives, May 2014
October 3, 2014
Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Blocks All Threats

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business blocked 100 percent of threats during testing and received the “Approved Corporate Endpoint Protection” award from AV-Test.

AV-Test, June 2014
October 3, 2014
Kaspersky Internet Security Receives Perfect Score in Independent Testing

Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 ranked first among 23 solutions for home users, scoring maximum points in the protection, performance and usability categories in testing conducted on the Windows XP operating system. The solution blocked 100 percent of the malware samples used during testing.

AV-Test, June 2014
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.

July 23, 2013
Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 Earns Highest Award in Leading Independent Test
Dennis Technology Labs, April-June 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
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
9/7/2010
Matousec gives Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 Excellent 10+ mark
Matousec Testing, September 2010
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