July 2, 2013

Perfect Protection: Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 Flawless in AV-Comparatives Test

Perfect Protection: Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 Flawless in AV-Comparatives Test

Kaspersky Lab Solution Successfully Blocks All 569 Real-World Attack Scenarios

Woburn, MA – July 2, 2013 - Kaspersky Lab today reports that Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 blocked 100 percent of malicious attacks in the May 2013 Real-World Protection Test conducted by the international test lab, AV-Comparatives. This is the third month in a row that Kaspersky Internet Security has returned strong results in the AV Comparatives Real-World Protection Test.

Kaspersky Lab was tested along with 20 other products, but only one other vendor could match Kaspersky Internet Security 2013’s perfect performance. The Real-World Protection Test aims to measure the ability of security solutions to withstand attacks that emulate real-world conditions – those which occur during commonplace computing scenarios. These scenarios include web surfing and the use of popular applications like Adobe Reader, Flash, Java, etc. The test is conducted monthly, enabling it to use the most widely used malware samples at any given time.

In the May test, the organizers prepared 569 infection scenarios using various vulnerabilities and malware samples. Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 effectively stopped every attack.

Nikita Shvetsov
Deputy CTO (Research) at Kaspersky Lab
“Stable protection levels are critical for an advanced security solution. The threat landscape changes dramatically every day, and a good solution must be able to respond in real-time. As AV-Comparatives results show, very few solutions can achieve this.”

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 www.kaspersky.com.

* 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.

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