Windows XP Professional - April 2011

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

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Detection
On Access
OD Speeds
OA Speeds
Name
Result
RAP Average
Response (formerly trojans)
Worms/Bots
Polymorphic viruses
Agnitum (Outpost)  +
Agnitum Outpost
[pass]
88.81%
88.57
96.89
100
AhnLab  +
Ahnlab V3 Internet Security
[pass]
88.33%
94.05
98.35
99.99
Antiy Ghostbusters  +
Antiy Ghostbusters
[fail]
3170 WildList Misses, 4 False Positives
61.98%
23.91
72.88
19.82
ArcaBit  +
Arcabit ArcaVir
[fail]
7 False Positives
61.35%
63.06
72.11
93.63
AvailaSoft  +
Availasoft AS Anti-Virus
[fail]
51 WildList Misses
43.52%
37.35
46.13
71.09
avast!  +
Avast Software avast! Free
[pass]
95.27%
96.8
98.95
100
Avertive  +
Avertive VirusTect
[pass]
85.23%
86.49
95.91
100
AVG  +
AVG Internet Security
[pass]
92.55%
93.55
98.61
99.99
Avira  +
Avira AntiVir Professional
[pass]
96.03%
98.51
99.45
100
Avira Personal  +
Avira AntiVir Personal
[pass]
96.03%
98.51
99.45
100
Name
Result
RAP Average
Response (formerly trojans)
Worms/Bots
Polymorphic viruses
BeyondTrust  +
eEye Blink
[pass]
81.29%
86.73
89.16
99.98
Bitdefender  +
BitDefender Antivirus Pro
[pass]
93.65%
95.48
99.53
100
Bkis BKAV pro  +
Bkis BKAV Professional
[fail]
3 False Positives
95.45%
99.48
99.59
100
BullGuard  +
BullGuard Antivirus
[pass]
96.16%
97.07
99.63
100
Central Command (Vexira)  +
Central Command Vexira
[pass]
89.11%
88.9
97.01
100
Check Point (ZoneAlarm)  +
Check Point Zone Alarm
[pass]
94.01%
92.68
99.17
100
Clearsight  +
Clearsight Antivirus
[pass]
85.23%
86.49
95.91
100
Comodo Internet Security  +
Comodo I.S. Premium
[pass]
84.77%
92.23
96.03
90.63
Coranti  +
Coranti 2010
[pass]
97.68%
99
99.83
100
CYREN Command  +
Commtouch Command
[pass]
77.65%
78.39
87.12
100
Defenx  +
Defenx Security Suite
[pass]
88.68%
88.54
96.78
100
Name
Result
RAP Average
Response (formerly trojans)
Worms/Bots
Polymorphic viruses
Digital Defender  +
Digital Defender
[pass]
85.23%
86.49
95.91
100
Emsisoft  +
EmsiSoft Anti-Malware
[fail]
4 WildList Misses, 2 False Positives
91.97%
95.06
98.88
95.58
eScan  +
eScan Internet Security
[pass]
96.32%
97.06
99.7
100
ESET  +
ESET NOD32
[pass]
93.33%
89.29
98.13
100
F-Secure  +
F-Secure Client Security
[pass]
95.82%
96.45
99.61
100
F-Secure Internet Security  +
F-Secure Internet Security
[pass]
95.89%
96.6
99.63
100
Filseclab (Twister)  +
Filseclab Twister
[fail]
373 WildList Misses, 19 False Positives
72.04%
66.86
68.29
63.35
Fortinet  +
Fortinet FortiClient
[fail]
1 False Positive
88.15%
93.07
98.08
100
FRISK (F-Prot)  +
Frisk F-PROT
[pass]
74.89%
75.14
90.77
100
G Data  +
G Data AntiVirus 2011
[pass]
96.95%
99.52
99.88
100
Hauri (ViRobot)  +
Hauri ViRobot Desktop
[fail]
4 WildList Misses
67.73%
65.04
64.96
100
Name
Result
RAP Average
Response (formerly trojans)
Worms/Bots
Polymorphic viruses
Ikarus  +
Ikarus T3 virus.utilities
[fail]
1 WildList Miss, 3 False Positives
97.14%
97.27
99.43
95.58
iolo  +
Iolo System Shield
[fail]
1 WildList Miss
73.25%
74.39
86.46
100
iSheriff  +
CA Total Defense r12
[pass]
74.43%
78.26
96.06
99.96
K7 Computing  +
K7 Total Security
[pass]
80.43%
84.52
95.92
100
Kaspersky Lab  +
Kaspersky Anti-virus 6
[pass]
93.30%
91.04
99.24
100
Kaspersky Lab (IS)  +
Kaspersky Internet Security
[pass]
94.56%
90.73
97.52
100
Kaspersky Lab (PURE)  +
Kaspersky PURE
[pass]
94.54%
93.43
99.43
100
Keniu  +
Keniu Antivirus
[fail]
1 WildList Miss
94.38%
93.57
99.45
100
Keyguard  +
Keyguard Antivirus
[pass]
85.23%
86.49
95.91
100
Kingsoft  +
Kingsoft I.S. 2011 Advanced
[pass]
29.55%
16.7
39.45
96.04
Kingsoft Standard  +
Kingsoft I.S. 2011 Standard-A
[pass]
17.95%
8.47
35.68
96.04
Name
Result
RAP Average
Response (formerly trojans)
Worms/Bots
Polymorphic viruses
Kingsoft Swinstar  +
Kingsoft I.S. 2011 Standard-B
[pass]
17.94%
8.46
35.66
96.04
Lavasoft Total Security  +
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Total Security Pro
[pass]
96.99%
97.6
99.71
100
Logic Ocean Gprotect  +
Logic Ocean Gprotect
[pass]
85.23%
86.49
95.91
100
McAfee  +
McAfee VirusScan Enterprise
[pass]
84.72%
85.04
94.76
100
Microsoft Forefront  +
Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection
[pass]
91.94%
90.96
99.12
100
Nifty  +
Nifty Corp. Security 24
[pass]
94.11%
93.53
99.45
100
Norman  +
Norman Security Suite
[pass]
81.31%
86.8
89.16
99.98
Optenet  +
Optenet Security Suite
[pass]
81.78%
76.74
91.82
100
PC Booster  +
PC Booster AV Booster
[pass]
85.23%
86.49
95.91
100
PC Tools Internet Security  +
PC Tools I.S. 2011
[pass]
90.29%
93.85
98.44
100
PC Tools Spyware Doctor  +
PC Tools Spyware Doctor
[pass]
90.29%
93.85
98.44
100
Name
Result
RAP Average
Response (formerly trojans)
Worms/Bots
Polymorphic viruses
PCRenew  +
PC Renew I.S 2011
[pass]
85.23%
86.49
95.91
100
Preventon  +
Preventon Antivirus
[pass]
85.23%
86.49
95.91
100
Qihoo  +
Qihoo 360 Antivirus
[pass]
94.98%
97.25
99.65
100
Quick Heal  +
Quick Heal Total Security 2011
[pass]
90.25%
82.64
92.72
100
Returnil  +
Returnil System Safe 2011
[pass]
78.42%
78.88
91.46
100
Sofscan  +
Sofscan Professional
[pass]
89.11%
88.9
96.33
100
Sophos  +
Sophos Endpoint Security and Control
[pass]
89.14%
91.7
87.69
100
Symantec  +
Symantec Endpoint Protection
[pass]
88.58%
93.13
98.25
100
ThreatTrack (GFI, Sunbelt)  +
GFI/Sunbelt Vipre
[pass]
94.57%
97.99
99.67
99.79
Total Defense Consumer  +
CA Internet Security Suite Plus
[pass]
78.25%
80.18
96.96
99.96
TrustPort  +
TrustPort Antivirus 2011
[pass]
98.02%
99.16
99.85
100
Name
Result
RAP Average
Response (formerly trojans)
Worms/Bots
Polymorphic viruses
UnThreat  +
UnThreat Antivirus Professional
[pass]
94.57%
97.99
99.67
99.79
VirusBuster  +
VirusBuster Professional
[pass]
89.11%
88.9
96.33
100
VIRUSfighter Pro  +
SPAMfighter VIRUSfighter
[pass]
84.26%
86.37
95.91
100
Webroot  +
Webroot Internet Security Complete
[pass]
89.25%
93.05
98.47
100