Kaspersky Internet Security Earns Top Marks from Dennis Technology Labs for Third Consecutive Quarter
Woburn, MA – November 7, 2013 -Kaspersky Lab today announces that Kaspersky Internet Security, the Company’s security solution for home users, received
the highest score and AAA rating in the Home Anti-Virus Protection Test conducted by Dennis Technology Labs. This is third quarterly
test in which Kaspersky Internet Security has earned the AAA rating. The test
took place from July-September 2013, and measured the accuracy and efficiency
of nine security solutions.
testing, the Kaspersky Lab solution earned 1040 points overall — just eight
points shy of the total possible maximum points. The overall rating is based on
the performance results of the products tested in a series of real-world scenarios,
which uses prevalent malware that users are likely to encounter.
Internet Security earned a perfect score of 300 points in the Protection
Ratings test, which measures the effectiveness of a product’s anti-malware
protection. No other products were able to earn this achievement. Also, in the
Legitimate Software Ratings test, which examines how security software programs
affect the performance of legitimate applications, Kaspersky Internet Security
earned 740 points, which is considerably higher than the average score (688).
Furthermore, the Kaspersky Lab product did not generate a single false
tests were conducted on a system running a 64-bit version of Windows 7 Home
Premium SP1. The test computers had popular software programs installed, which are
frequent targets of malicious attacks, such as Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Reader,
and Oracle Java.
the 2013 version of Kaspersky Internet Security was used during this test, in
August, the company released Kaspersky Internet Security 2014, an updated version of the product. The updated
version features new security technologies that enable the solution to combat malware
Home Anti-Virus Protection Test was also conducted in January-March 2013 and April-June 2013, during which Kaspersky Internet Security also earned
the AAA rating. Kaspersky Lab products consistently receive high marks in
independent comparative testing. For example, in September, AV-Comparatives named Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 one of the best
security products for home computers. Over the course of the year, Kaspersky
Lab products have earned several other high rankings from industry leaders such
as AV-TEST and MRG Effitas.
more information about the Home Anti-Virus Protection test results, visit the Dennis
Technology Labs website.
Oleg Ishanov, Director of Anti-Malware Research
Kaspersky Lab “Based on the Dennis Technology Labs test results, we
can see how a security solution behaves in conditions that are as true-to-life
as possible. These tests use actual threats that users risk facing on the
Internet. The ratings awarded by independent labs using these methods can help
customers choose a truly effective product to protect their home computers.”
About Kaspersky Lab Kaspersky Lab is the world’s largest privately held
vendor of endpoint protection solutions. The company is ranked among the world’s
top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users*. Throughout its more
than 15-year history Kaspersky Lab has remained an innovator in IT security and
provides effective digital security solutions for large enterprises, SMBs and
consumers. Kaspersky Lab, with its holding company registered in the United
Kingdom, currently operates in almost 200 countries and territories across the
globe, providing protection for over 300 million users worldwide. Learn more at
* The company was rated fourth in the IDC
rating Worldwide Endpoint Security Revenue by Vendor, 2012. The rating was
published in the IDC report
"Worldwide Endpoint Security 2013–2017 Forecast and 2012 Vendor Shares (IDC #242618, August 2013). The report ranked
software vendors according to earnings from sales of endpoint security
solutions in 2012.