Windows 7 Professional - December 2009

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The following are the results of the December 2009 comparative anti-virus test. The full report can be read in the December 2009 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
AhnLab  +
AhnLab V3Net I.S. 8.0
[fail]
1 WildList Miss
44.99%
66
97
100
ArcaBit  +
Arcabit ArcaVir 2010
[pass]
37.44%
55
95
62
avast!  +
Alwil avast! 4.8 Professional
[pass]
76.14%
92
100
99
AVG  +
AVG Internet Security
[pass]
77.89%
91
100
99
Avira  +
Avira AntiVir Professional
[pass]
81.21%
95
100
100
Avira Personal  +
Avira AntiVir Personal
[pass]
81.21%
95
100
100
BeyondTrust  +
eEye Blink Professional
[fail]
13 WildList Misses, 1 False Positive
60.10%
75
100
84
Bitdefender  +
BitDefender Antivirus 2010
[pass]
79.52%
92
100
100
BullGuard  +
BullGuard 8.7
[pass]
80.26%
93
100
100
CYREN Command  +
Authentium Command Anti-Malware
[pass]
67.88%
85
100
100
Name
Result
RAP Average
Response (formerly trojans)
Worms/Bots
Polymorphic viruses
eScan  +
eScan Internet Security Suite
[pass]
81.92%
94
100
100
ESET  +
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5
[pass]
82.06%
90
100
100
F-Secure  +
F-Secure Protection Services
[pass]
81.88%
93
100
100
F-Secure Internet Security  +
F-Secure Internet Security 2010
[pass]
81.54%
93
100
100
Filseclab (Twister)  +
Filseclab Twister Anti-TrojanVirus
[fail]
1920 WildList Misses, 2 False Positives
68.81%
80
96
38
Fortinet  +
Fortinet FortiClient
[pass]
38.64%
82
100
100
FRISK (F-Prot)  +
Frisk F-PROT
[pass]
65.18%
84
100
100
G Data  +
GDATA AntiVirus 2010
[pass]
86.76%
97
100
100
iSheriff  +
CA Threat Manager
[fail]
2 WildList Misses
40.77%
39
100
92
K7 Computing  +
K7 Total Security
[pass]
38.82%
71
100
100
Kaspersky Lab  +
Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows 6
[pass]
81.85%
94
100
100
Name
Result
RAP Average
Response (formerly trojans)
Worms/Bots
Polymorphic viruses
Kaspersky Lab (IS)  +
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010
[pass]
83.40%
94
100
100
Kingsoft  +
Kingsoft Anti-Virus 2010 Advanced
[pass]
36.13%
63
100
57
Kingsoft Standard  +
Kingsoft Anti-Virus 2010 Standard
[pass]
16.54%
19
100
57
Kingsoft Swinstar  +
Kingsoft Anti-Virus 2010 Swinstar
[pass]
34.09%
53
99
48
McAfee  +
McAfee VirusScan Enterprise
[pass]
68.17%
86
100
100
McAfee Total Protection  +
McAfee Total Protection
[pass]
71.68%
86
100
100
Microsoft Forefront  +
Microsoft Forefront Client Security
[pass]
76.40%
92
100
100
Microsoft Security Essentials  +
Microsoft Security Essentials
[pass]
75.31%
91
100
100
Nifty  +
Nifty Corporation Security 24
[pass]
79.02%
88
99
100
Norman  +
Norman Security Suite
[fail]
13 WildList Misses
59.67%
75
100
83
PC Tools Internet Security  +
PC Tools Internet Security
[pass]
54.30%
93
100
100
Name
Result
RAP Average
Response (formerly trojans)
Worms/Bots
Polymorphic viruses
PC Tools Spyware Doctor  +
PC Tools Spyware Doctor with AV
[pass]
54.30%
93
100
100
Preventon  +
Preventon Antivirus
[pass]
58.63%
79
100
89
Qihoo  +
Qihoo 360 Security
[pass]
77.21%
89
100
100
Quick Heal  +
Quick Heal AntiVirus Lite
[pass]
57.04%
81
100
99
Sophos  +
Sophos Endpoint Security and Control
[pass]
83.49%
88
100
100
Symantec  +
Symantec Endpoint Security 11
[pass]
53.55%
92
100
100
ThreatTrack (GFI, Sunbelt)  +
Sunbelt Vipre
[pass]
60.75%
66
100
65
Total Defense Consumer  +
CA Internet Security Suite Plus 2010
[fail]
3 WildList Misses
44.09%
44
100
92
TrustPort  +
TrustPort Antivirus 2009
[pass]
86.84%
97
100
100
VirusBuster  +
VirusBuster Professional
[pass]
58.57%
78
100
89
Webroot  +
Webroot AntiVirus with SpySweeper
[pass]
82.00%
86
97
100