Windows 7 Professional - December 2011

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

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Detection
OD Speeds
OA Speeds
Performance
Name
Result
RAP Average
Response (formerly trojans)
Suspicious
False positives
Agnitum (Outpost)  +
Agnitum Outpost
[pass]
67.82%
72.4
2
N/A
AhnLab  +
Ahnlab V3
[fail]
1 False Positive
72.02%
78.3
N/A
1
Auslogics Antivirus  +
Auslogics AntiVirus
[pass]
96.59%
99
N/A
N/A
avast!  +
Avast Free AntiVirus
[fail]
WildList Misses
92.76%
98.7
N/A
N/A
AVG  +
AVG Internet Security
[pass]
91.00%
97.7
N/A
N/A
Avira  +
Avira AntiVir Pro
[pass]
95.58%
98.7
N/A
N/A
Avira Personal  +
Avira AntiVir Free
[pass]
95.80%
98.7
N/A
N/A
BeyondTrust  +
eEye Blink Professional
[pass]
80.07%
87.4
2
N/A
Bitdefender  +
BitDefender Antivirus Plus
[pass]
96.77%
98.7
N/A
N/A
BullGuard  +
Bullguard AntiVirus 10
[pass]
96.56%
99
N/A
N/A
Name
Result
RAP Average
Response (formerly trojans)
Suspicious
False positives
Central Command (Vexira)  +
Central Command Vexira
[fail]
1 False Positive
0.00%
71.7
N/A
1
Clearsight  +
Clearsight AntiVirus
[pass]
59.42%
68.6
N/A
N/A
Comodo AntiVirus  +
Comodo AntiVirus
[fail]
1 False Positive
69.25%
87.9
N/A
1
Comodo Internet Security  +
Comodo Internet Security
[fail]
1 False Positive
69.25%
87.4
N/A
1
Coranti  +
Coranti 2012
[pass]
97.49%
97.7
N/A
N/A
Coranti Cora  +
Coranti Cora Antivirus
[pass]
97.54%
97.7
N/A
N/A
CYREN Command  +
Commtouch Command
[fail]
3 False Positives
62.55%
83.8
4
3
Defenx  +
Defenx Security Suite 2012
[pass]
63.46%
72.9
2
N/A
Digital Defender  +
Digital Defender
[pass]
60.14%
70.4
N/A
N/A
Emsisoft  +
Emsisoft Anti-Malware
[fail]
WildList Misses
98.54%
99.5
1
N/A
eScan  +
eScan Internet Security
[pass]
96.49%
98.9
N/A
N/A
Name
Result
RAP Average
Response (formerly trojans)
Suspicious
False positives
ESET  +
ESET NOD32 Antivirus
[pass]
93.10%
94.9
8
N/A
ESTsoft ALYac  +
ESTSoft ALYac
[pass]
94.36%
68.4
23
N/A
F-Secure  +
F-Secure Client Security
[pass]
95.96%
92
1
N/A
Filseclab (Twister)  +
Filseclab Twister
[fail]
33 False Positives
79.81%
79.4
10
33
Fortinet  +
Fortinet FortiClient
[pass]
90.32%
90.6
N/A
N/A
FRISK (F-Prot)  +
Frisk F-PROT
[pass]
56.47%
66.7
N/A
N/A
G Data  +
GData AntiVirus 2012
[pass]
97.23%
99.8
N/A
N/A
Ikarus  +
Ikarus virus.utilities
[fail]
WildList Misses
94.64%
99.6
N/A
N/A
iolo  +
Iolo System Shield
[fail]
WildList Misses
53.81%
60.9
N/A
N/A
iSheriff  +
Total Defense Inc Total Defense r12
[fail]
WildList Misses
63.66%
66.5
N/A
N/A
K7 Computing  +
K7 Total Security
[pass]
80.76%
92
N/A
N/A
Name
Result
RAP Average
Response (formerly trojans)
Suspicious
False positives
Kaspersky Lab  +
Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8
[pass]
93.27%
97.6
N/A
N/A
Kaspersky Lab (IS)  +
Kaspersky Internet Security 2012
[pass]
92.97%
98
N/A
N/A
Lavasoft Total Security  +
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Total Security
[pass]
97.22%
99.6
N/A
N/A
McAfee  +
McAfee VirusScan Enterprise
[pass]
77.54%
84.4
N/A
N/A
Microsoft Security Essentials  +
Microsoft Security Essentials
[pass]
83.56%
90.6
N/A
N/A
Nifty  +
Nifty Security24
[pass]
91.67%
96
3
N/A
Norman  +
Norman Security Suite
[pass]
76.87%
88.2
N/A
N/A
PC Tools Internet Security  +
PC Tools Internet Security
[pass]
82.32%
78.2
N/A
N/A
PC Tools Spyware Doctor  +
PC Tools Spyware Doctor
[pass]
82.38%
78.2
N/A
N/A
Preventon  +
Preventon Antivirus
[pass]
57.84%
70.4
N/A
N/A
Qihoo  +
Qihoo 360 SD
[fail]
WildList Misses
92.91%
67.4
1
N/A
Name
Result
RAP Average
Response (formerly trojans)
Suspicious
False positives
Quick Heal  +
Quick Heal Total Security 2012
[fail]
4 False Positives
73.22%
59.7
N/A
4
Returnil  +
Returnil System Safe 2011
[pass]
63.17%
68.4
2
N/A
Sophos  +
Sophos Endpoint Security and Control
[fail]
1 False Positive
82.81%
91.2
N/A
1
Symantec Norton  +
Symantec Norton Internet Security
[fail]
WildList Misses
0.00%
80
N/A
N/A
ThreatTrack (GFI, Sunbelt)  +
GFI VIPRE Antivirus
[fail]
1 False Positive
92.93%
98.4
N/A
1
Total Defense Consumer  +
Total Defense Inc ISS Plus
[fail]
5 False Positives
64.70%
90.8
N/A
5
TrustPort  +
TrustPort AntiVirus 2012
[pass]
96.47%
99.8
N/A
N/A
UtilTool  +
UtilTool Antivirus
[fail]
WildList Misses
50.91%
69.7
N/A
N/A
VirusBuster  +
VirusBuster Professional
[pass]
0.00%
72.1
N/A
N/A
VIRUSfighter Pro  +
SPAMFighter VIRUSfighter PRO
[pass]
62.86%
70.6
N/A
N/A
Webroot  +
Webroot SecureAnywhere
[fail]
2787 False Positives
0.00%
28.3
N/A
2787