Windows XP - April 2012

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The following are the results of the April 2012 comparative anti-virus test. The full report can be read in the April 2012 edition of Virus Bulletin.

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Detection
OD Speeds
OA Speeds
Performance
Name
Result
RAP Average
Response (formerly trojans)
Suspicious
False positives
G Data  +
GData AV 2012
[pass]
93.42%
99.8
N/A
N/A
TrustPort  +
Trustport Av 2012
[fail]
WildList Misses
92.58%
99.8
N/A
N/A
Kaspersky Lab  +
Kaspersky Endpoint
[pass]
91.72%
96.6
5
N/A
Bitdefender  +
BitDefender Av Plus 2012
[pass]
91.55%
97.8
N/A
N/A
BullGuard  +
Bullguard Av 2012
[pass]
91.32%
97.8
N/A
N/A
Kaspersky Lab (IS)  +
Kaspersky I.S.
[pass]
91.20%
97
3
N/A
Avira Personal  +
Avira Free
[pass]
90.56%
94.9
N/A
N/A
Avira  +
Avira Professional
[pass]
90.56%
95.7
N/A
N/A
eScan  +
eScan I.S.S
[pass]
90.41%
97.9
1
N/A
Check Point (ZoneAlarm)  +
Check Point ZoneAlarm I.S.S.
[pass]
90.14%
94.9
4
N/A
Name
Result
RAP Average
Response (formerly trojans)
Suspicious
False positives
Check Point (ZoneAlarm) Extreme  +
Check Point ZoneAlarm Extreme
[pass]
89.76%
95.3
4
N/A
Emsisoft  +
Emsisoft Anti-Malware
[fail]
1 False Positive
89.56%
97.8
N/A
1
Ikarus  +
Ikarus virus.utilities
[pass]
89.53%
99.2
N/A
N/A
avast!  +
Avast Free Av
[pass]
88.98%
98.1
N/A
N/A
F-Secure  +
F-Secure Client Security
[fail]
WildList Misses
88.69%
97.7
N/A
N/A
Fortinet  +
Fortinet FortiClient
[pass]
88.45%
92.3
N/A
N/A
Qihoo  +
Qihoo 360
[fail]
WildList Misses
88.31%
82.8
N/A
N/A
ESET  +
ESET NOD32
[pass]
87.13%
72.6
7
N/A
AVG  +
AVG I.S. Business Edition
[pass]
87.08%
98.2
N/A
N/A
ThreatTrack (GFI, Sunbelt)  +
GFI VIPRE
[pass]
86.50%
98.5
N/A
N/A
BeyondTrust  +
eEye Blink
[pass]
82.19%
92
3
N/A
Name
Result
RAP Average
Response (formerly trojans)
Suspicious
False positives
Microsoft Security Essentials  +
Microsoft Security Essentials
[pass]
81.80%
91.8
N/A
N/A
Norman  +
Norman Security Suite
[pass]
81.32%
88.8
N/A
N/A
Filseclab (Twister)  +
Filseclab Twister
[fail]
37 False Positives
80.75%
91.3
2
37
K7 Computing  +
K7 Total Security
[pass]
77.68%
92.6
N/A
N/A
Sophos  +
Sophos Endpoint Sec & Control
[fail]
WildList Misses
73.28%
95.1
1
N/A
PC Tools Internet Security  +
PC Tools IS
[pass]
72.77%
80.7
N/A
N/A
PC Tools Spyware Doctor  +
PC Tools Spyware Doctor
[pass]
72.77%
80.7
N/A
N/A
McAfee  +
McAfee VirusScan
[pass]
70.97%
85.5
N/A
N/A
iSheriff  +
TDI Total Defense
[pass]
68.00%
68.5
N/A
N/A
Defenx  +
Defenx Security Suite 2012
[pass]
67.91%
78.9
3
N/A
Agnitum (Outpost)  +
Agnitum Outpost
[pass]
67.77%
75.4
N/A
N/A
Name
Result
RAP Average
Response (formerly trojans)
Suspicious
False positives
Central Command (Vexira)  +
Central Command Vexira
[pass]
67.47%
77.7
N/A
N/A
VirusBuster  +
VirusBuster Professional
[pass]
67.47%
78.5
N/A
N/A
Optenet  +
Optenet Security Suite
[pass]
66.99%
79.8
N/A
N/A
Logic Ocean Gprotect  +
Logic Ocean Gprotect
[pass]
66.07%
77
N/A
N/A
UtilTool Premium  +
UtilTool Av Premium
[pass]
66.07%
77
N/A
N/A
Avertive  +
Avertive VirusTect
[pass]
66.07%
77
N/A
N/A
SureGuardian  +
SureGuardian Av Premium
[pass]
66.07%
77
N/A
N/A
Preventon Premium  +
Preventon Av Premium
[pass]
66.07%
77
N/A
N/A
UtilTool  +
UtilTool Av Pro
[pass]
66.07%
77
N/A
N/A
Digital Defender Premium  +
DigitalDefender Av Premium
[pass]
66.07%
77
N/A
N/A
Preventon  +
Preventon Av Pro
[pass]
66.07%
77
N/A
N/A
Name
Result
RAP Average
Response (formerly trojans)
Suspicious
False positives
Digital Defender  +
DigitalDefender Av Pro
[pass]
66.07%
77
N/A
N/A
Clearsight  +
Clearsight Av
[pass]
66.07%
77
N/A
N/A
Troppus Software  +
Troppus DLNA
[pass]
66.07%
77
N/A
N/A
PC Booster  +
PC Booster AV Booster
[pass]
66.07%
77
N/A
N/A
VIRUSfighter Pro  +
SPAMfighter VIRUSfighter
[pass]
64.75%
77
N/A
N/A
CYREN Command  +
Commtouch Command
[pass]
61.90%
95
2
N/A
FRISK (F-Prot)  +
Frisk F PROT
[pass]
61.01%
68.7
N/A
N/A
iolo  +
Iolo System Shield
[fail]
WildList Misses
58.41%
64.2
N/A
N/A
UnThreat  +
Unthreat Av 2012
[pass]
57.09%
98.8
N/A
N/A
Quick Heal  +
Quick Heal Total Security
[fail]
WildList Misses
54.41%
72.2
N/A
N/A
Coranti  +
Coranti 2012
[pass]
0.00%
97.9
N/A
N/A
Name
Result
RAP Average
Response (formerly trojans)
Suspicious
False positives
Coranti Cora  +
Coranti Cora
[pass]
0.00%
97.9
N/A
N/A
Total Defense Consumer  +
TDI ISS
[pass]
0.00%
86.6
N/A
N/A