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.

April 29, 2015

In testing conducted by AV-Test, Kaspersky Internet Security for Android received a perfect score of 13 points, for its excellent protection, performance and additional available features. The solution blocked 100% of the malware samples and had minimal impact on battery life and system performance.

AV-Test, March 2015
March, 2015
Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 Receives Advanced+ Award

Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 received the Advanced+ award from AV-Comparatives for its performance in the File Detection Test of Malicious Software. The solution earned a 99.9% detection rate and did not return a single false positive.

AV-Comparatives, March 2015
March, 2015
Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 Earns Perfect Score from AV-Test

Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 earned a perfect score in testing conducted by AV-Test. The solution blocked 100% of the malware samples and did not produce a single false positive. Additionally, Kaspersky Internet Security did not slow down the device.

AV-Test, January-February 2015
February 23, 2015

Kaspersky Lab has once again led the way in the Top-3 Protection rating for 2014, reflecting the enduring superiority of its products. According to the rating, Kaspersky Lab products ranked higher in more professional tests than any other vendor’s products.

Top-3 Protection Rating
February 3, 2015

During the Whole Product Dynamic Real-World Protection Test, Kaspersky Internet Security detected 99.4 percent of the threats and did not generate a single false positive. This earned the solution an Advanced+ rating from AV-Comparatives.

AV-Comparatives, August-November 2014
February 3, 2015

In the File Detection Test carried out by AV-Comparatives, Kaspersky Internet Security blocked 99.7 percent of threats and earned the Advanced+ rating. This test assesses the ability of antivirus programs to detect malicious files on a system.

AV-Comparatives, September 2014
February 3, 2015

In AV-Comparatives’ October Performance Test, Kaspersky Internet Security received the Advanced+ award and scored 97.7 out of 100 points. This test measured the performance of a PC with a security solution activated in different scenarios and compared it to the performance of a PC on which no protection solution had been installed.

AV-Comparatives, October 2014
February 3, 2015

Kaspersky Small Office Security was evaluated on its level of protection and on how easily system administrators could use its management console in a test conducted by AV-Comparatives. The solution earned the “Approved” certificate for the user-friendliness of its integrated administration console.

AV-Comparatives, October 2014
February 3, 2015

Kaspersky Internet Security was included in an eight-month test that evaluated how effectively security solutions could treat an infected computer. As a result of the analysis, the Kaspersky Lab solution received the Advanced+ award from AV-Comparatives for its excellent malware removal capabilities.

AV-Comparatives, March-October 2014
February 3, 2015

Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 was included in AV-Test’s Bi-Monthly Certification testing for corporate solutions running Windows 7 SP1. The Kaspersky Lab solution was tested against real-world threats and received the ‘Certified’ status for its protection quality.

AV-Test, November-December, 2014
February 3, 2015

During the Bi-Monthly Certification test conducted by AV-Test, Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 received the maximum possible amount of points for successfully protecting against a variety of malware including zero day attacks and web and email threats. The solution was awarded the ‘Certified’ status from AV-Test.

AV-Test, December, 2014
February 3, 2015

Kaspersky Internet Security for Android received the highest possible score in the November 2014 test of Android security solutions from AV-Test. The solution was awarded the ‘Certified’ status for its excellent protection, usability and features. In September, the solution also received the ‘Certified’ status.

AV-Test, September & November 2014
February 3, 2015

Kaspersky Internet Security was included in two tests conducted by MRG Effitas during the second and third quarters of 2014: 360 Assessment and Certification Programme. In both tests, Kaspersky Internet Security received the level one certification, a result that only one other product achieved.

MRG Effitas, Q2 & Q3, 2014
February 3, 2015

Kaspersky Internet Security was included in two tests conducted by MRG Effitas during the second and third quarters of 2014: 360 Assessment and Certification Programme. In both tests, Kaspersky Internet Security received the level one certification, a result that only one other product achieved.

MRG Effitas, Q2 & Q3, 2014
February 3, 2015

Virus Bulletin completed testing of security solutions for Microsoft Windows 8.1 and Kaspersky Endpoint Security, Kaspersky Small Office Security and Kaspersky Internet Security were included in the testing. The results show that all Kaspersky Lab solutions blocked 100 percent of the threats and were awarded VB100 certificates.

PC Security Labs, November 2014
February 3, 2015

In the Virus Bulletin testing of solutions designed to protect Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Kaspersky Endpoint Security, Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Servers Enterprise Edition and Kaspersky Small Office Security blocked all of the threats and did not return a single false positive. As a result, the solutions were awarded VB100 certificates.

Virus Bulletin, October 2014
January 23, 2015
Kaspersky Internet Security Earns Highest Score from AV-Test

In recent testing conducted by AV-Test, Kaspersky Internet Security received 17.5 out of 18 points for its excellent protection capabilities against known and zero-day malware samples. The solution received the highest score in the test for its accuracy in detection, performance and usability.

AV-Test, December 2014
January 23, 2015

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business earned the highest possible score of 1,140 in Dennis Technology Labs’ latest analysis of enterprise security solutions. The Kaspersky Lab solution was awarded the AAA certificate for its excellent protection.

Dennis Technology Labs, Q4
January 23, 2015

In Dennis Technology Labs’ Q4 test of small office security solutions, Kaspersky Small Office Security received the highest possible score of 1,140. The solution was awarded the AAA certificate for effectively detecting threats and legitimate programs.

Dennis Technology Labs, Q4
January 23, 2015

Kaspersky Internet Security proved its effectiveness in Dennis Technology Labs Q4 testing, earning the top score and AAA certificate.

Dennis Technology Labs, Q4
December 30, 2014
Kaspersky Internet Security 2015, equipped with Safe Money technology, received an MRG Effitas certification as a top solution that provides highly effective protection for online transactions. The solution was one of two Internet security suites to pass all three stages of the MRG Effitas Online Banking Browser Security assessment conducted in Q3 2014.
MRG Effitas, Q3 2014
November 21, 2014
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 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
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 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 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 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
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
Dennis Technology Labs, Q2 2014
July 30, 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.
MRG Effitas, Q1 2014
July 29, 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.
AV-Test, September 2013 to June 2014
May 27, 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.
Dennis Technology Labs, Q1 2014
May 22, 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.
AV-Test, May 2014
May 8, 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.
AV-Test, February 2014
April 29, 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.
AV-Test, March 2014
April 25, 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.
AV-Test, March 2014
April 16, 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.
AV-Test, February 2014
March 27, 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.
MRG Effitas, February 2014
March 24, 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.
PC Security Labs, January 2014
March 21, 2014
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.
AV-Test, December 2013
January 31, 2014
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.
AV-Test, December 2013
January 13, 2014
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.
Dennis Technology Labs, December 2013
December 30, 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.
AV-Comparatives, December 2013
July 23, 2013
Dennis Technology Labs, April-June 2013
February 7, 2013
Dennis Technology Labs, February 2013
January 24, 2013
Forrester Research, Inc., January 2013
October 16, 2012
AV-Comparatives, October 2012
September 13, 2012
AV-Comparatives, September 2012
July 26, 2012
Virus Bulletin, June 2012
April 26, 2011
Virus Bulletin, April 2011
March 24, 2011
AV-Test.org, March 2011: Real World and Dynamic Malware Test
February 14, 2011
Anti-Malware Test Lab, February 2011: Self-Protection Test
12/7/2010
Virus Bulletin, December 2010
10/12/2010
Virus Bulletin, October 2010: VB100 for Windows Server 2003
9/7/2010
Information Security Magazine, September 2010: Reader's Choice Awards
8/22/2010
AV-Comparatives, August 2010: Performance Test
7/29/2010
Anti-Malware Test Lab, July 2010: Parental Controls
1/10/2010
Matousec, May 2010: Proactive Security Challenge
1/8/2010
Anti-Malware Test Lab, January 2010: Zero-Day Threat Protection
12/16/2009
Virus Bulletin, December 2009
12/15/2009
AV-Comparatives, December 2009: Best Product of 2009
12/1/2009
Cascadia Labs, December 20009: Security for Businesses
11/1/2009
AV-Comparatives, November 2009
8/1/2009
PC World, August 2009: Top 3 Anti-Virus Programs
5/1/2009
AV-Comparatives: May 2009
5/1/2008
Virus Bulletin: Windows Vista Business Edition, May, 2008
4/1/2008
West Coast Labs, April, 2008
3/26/2008
AV-Comparatives, February 2008
2/01/2008
Anti-Malware Test Lab, January 2008
1/28/2008
AV-Test.org, January 2008: Average Response Time to New Malware Threats
10/1/2007
Virus Bulletin, October 2007: VB100
9/12/2007
matousec.com, September 2007: Leak-test score for personal firewalls
8/22/2007
Anti-Malware Test Lab, August 2007: Antivirus solution self-protection
8/31/2007
AV-Comparatives, August 2007: On-Demand Scanning
8/22/2007
AV-Comparatives, August 2007: detection rate of viruses and worms
7/12/2007
PC Pro, July 2007: Malware detected under simulated "real-life" conditions
7/25/2007
PC World, AV-Test, April 2007: Average response time to new threats
4/25/2007
Virus Bulletin, April 2007: Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4/19/2007
PC World, AV-Test, April 2007: removal of effects of an active infection
4/10/2007
ComputerBild, April 2007: Active rootkit detection