Windows Vista SP2 x64 Business Ed - August 2011

The following are the results of the August 2011 comparative anti-virus test. The full report can be read in the August 2011 edition of Virus Bulletin. Register for full access.

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Name
Result
 
Agnitum (Outpost)  +
Agnitum Outpost
[pass]

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AhnLab  +
AhnLab Internet Security
[fail]
2 False Positives
avast!  +
Avast Software avast! Free AV
[pass]
AVG  +
AVG Internet Security
[fail]
2 False Positives
Avira  +
Avira AntiVir Professional
[pass]
Avira Personal  +
Avira AntiVir Personal
[pass]
BeyondTrust  +
eEye Digital Security Blink Professional
[fail]
6 False Positives
Bitdefender  +
BitDefender Security for File Servers
[pass]
BullGuard  +
BullGuard Antivirus
[pass]
Central Command (Vexira)  +
Central Command Vexira
[pass]
Name
Result
 
Clearsight  +
Clearsight Antivirus
[pass]
Commtouch (formerly Authentium)  +
Commtouch Command Anti-Malware
[pass]

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Comodo AntiVirus  +
Comodo Antivirus
[fail]
4 False Positives
Comodo Internet Security  +
Comodo Internet Security PREMIUM
[fail]
4 False Positives
Defenx  +
Defenx Security Suite 2011
[pass]
Digital Defender  +
Digital Defender
[pass]
Emsisoft  +
Emsisoft Anti-Malware
[fail]
2 False Positives
eScan  +
eScan Internet Security Suite
[pass]
ESET  +
ESET NOD32 Antivirus
[pass]
F-Secure  +
F-Secure Client Security
[pass]
Fortinet  +
Fortinet FortiClient
[pass]
Name
Result
 
FRISK (F-Prot)  +
Frisk F-PROT antivirus for Windows
[pass]
G Data  +
G Data AntiVirus 2012
[pass]

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Ikarus  +
Ikarus virus.utilities
[fail]
2 False Positives
iolo  +
iolo System Shield
[pass]
Kaspersky  +
Kaspersky Small Office Security 2
[fail]
1 False Positive
Kaspersky IS  +
Kaspersky Internet Security 2012
[pass]
Lavasoft Total Security  +
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Total Security
[pass]
Logic Ocean Gprotect  +
LogicOcean Gprotect
[pass]
McAfee  +
McAfee VirusScan Enterprise
[pass]
Microsoft Security Essentials  +
Microsoft Security Essentials
[pass]
Norman  +
Norman Security Suite
[fail]
3 False Positives
Name
Result
 
PC Booster  +
PCBooster AV Booster
[pass]
PC Tools Internet Security  +
PC Tools Internet Security
[fail]
16 False Positives

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PC Tools Spyware Doctor  +
PC Tools Spyware Doctor with AntiVirus
[fail]
16 False Positives
Preventon  +
Preventon
[pass]
Qihoo  +
Qihoo 360 Antivirus
[pass]
Quick Heal  +
Quick Heal Antivirus Pro 2011
[pass]
Returnil  +
Returnil System Safe
[pass]
Rising  +
Rising Internet Security
[pass]
Security Coverage  +
SecurityCoverage SecureIT 2011
[pass]
Sophos  +
Sophos Endpoint Security and Control
[pass]
ThreatTrack (GFI, Sunbelt)  +
GFI VIPRE Antivirus
[pass]
Name
Result
 
Total Defense Business  +
Total Defense Inc Total Defense r12
[pass]
Total Defense Consumer  +
Total Defense Inc Internet Security Suite Plus
[pass]

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TrustPort  +
TrustPort Antivirus 2012
[pass]
VirusBuster  +
VirusBuster Professional
[pass]
VIRUSfighter Pro  +
SPAMfighter VIRUSfighter
[pass]
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