Response Time to New Threats
The high level of malware detection by Kaspersky Lab products is attained by a combination of signature technology and proactive detection. To ensure that the signature method is effective, an antivirus solution developer has to respond extremely quickly to the outbreak of new malicious code.
Kaspersky Lab’s rapid response times to new threats was confirmed during testing by the AV-Test.org research group for PC World magazine. The test showed that Kaspersky Lab’s response time to the outbreak of new malicious programs was less than two hours, while the nearest competitor reacted to new threats in 2-4 hours.