Kaspersky Mobile Security Receives Perfect Score in Independent Test
Security Application for Android Devices
Successfully Detects and Blocks 100 Percent of Malicious Attacks in July 2013
AV-Test Woburn, MA – August 29, 2013 - Kaspersky Lab announces today that its security application for
Android devices, Kaspersky Mobile Security, scored
the highest possible number of points for malware detection, user-friendliness,
and its array of essential security features in an independent test conducted
by AV-Test in July 2013.
test, the Kaspersky Lab solution successfully detected and blocked 100 percent
of all malicious attacks and did not produce any false positives. Kaspersky
Mobile Security also scored well for its usability, having no impact on the
tested device's battery life and no effect on the device’s performance during
normal usage. The app also did not generate excessive traffic during the
performance test. As a result, Kaspersky Lab received a perfect 13 out of 13
the course of the test, AV-Test experts also awarded Kaspersky Mobile Security
additional points for featuring functions that are critical for mobile
solutions, such as an anti-theft module, call-blocking, message filtering, and
secure web browsing. Only three of the other 29 security solutions
participating in the test managed to achieve a similar overall result.
experts regularly confirm the high level of security and user-friendliness of
Kaspersky Mobile Security. In May, the solution scored well in a similar
test to the
one conducted by AV-Test in July. In addition, last September, two independent
testing organizations – AV-Comparatives and PC
Security Labs – both
gave Kaspersky Mobile Security top awards in their antivirus tests.
Quote: Nikolai Grebennikov, Technical
Director at Kaspersky Lab “When developing our products we strive to match the needs and expectations of our
users. What do they expect from a mobile security product? Robust protection,
naturally, plus a variety of features, a user-friendly interface, and something
that won’t drain their device’s battery. Kaspersky Mobile Security met all of
those parameters and earned maximum points in the test, finishing first as a
result. That says it all.”
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 www.kaspersky.com.
Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms, Peter Firstbrook, John
Girard, Neil MacDonald, January 2, 2013.
* *The company was rated fourth in the IDC rating Worldwide Endpoint Security Revenue by
Vendor, 2011. The rating was published in the IDC report "Worldwide
Endpoint Security 2012–2016 Forecast and 2011 Vendor Shares (IDC #235930, July
2012). The report ranked software vendors according to earnings from sales of
endpoint security solutions in 2011.