VBSpam: July 2015

The following are the results of Virus Bulletin's July 2015 comparative anti-spam test. The full report can be read in the July 2015 edition of Virus Bulletin

To win a VBSpam award, the value of the spam catch rate minus five times the false positive rate must be at least 98.

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General
Ham
Spam
Product Info
Interface
Name
Result
Final score
SC rate %
False positives
False positives %
Missed spam
Axway  +
Axway
[pass]
99.44
99.79
5
0.05
329
BitDefender  +
Bitdefender
[plus]
99.95
99.96
0
0.00
59
Egedian  +
Egedian
[pass]
99.82
99.93
1
0.01
115
ESET  +
ESET
[plus]
99.99
99.99
0
0.00
21
Fortinet  +
FortiMail
[plus]
99.97
99.98
0
0.00
27
GFI  +
GFI
[plus]
99.66
99.67
0
0.00
521
IBM  +
IBM
[pass]
99.75
99.87
2
0.02
208
Kaspersky Lab  +
Kaspersky LMS
[pass]
99.81
99.92
2
0.02
128
Libra Esva  +
Libra Esva
[pass]
99.91
99.98
1
0.01
37
McAfee  +
McAfee SaaS
[pass]
99.54
99.84
5
0.05
247
Name
Result
Final score
SC rate %
False positives
False positives %
Missed spam
OnlyMyEmail  +
OnlyMyEmail
[plus]
100.00
100.00
0
0.00
1
Scrollout  +
Scrollout
[fail]
85.91
99.50
228
2.39
777
Sophos  +
Sophos
[pass]
99.77
99.82
1
0.01
281
Spamhaus  +
Spamhaus ZEN+DBL
[na]
95.22
95.43
4
0.04
7147
Spamhaus  +
Spamhaus ZEN
[na]
92.71
92.71
0
0.00
11393
Spamhaus  +
Spamhaus DBL
[na]
30.63
30.84
4
0.04
108059
SpamTitan  +
SpamTitan
[pass]
99.85
99.93
1
0.01
103
ZEROSPAM  +
ZEROSPAM
[pass]
99.69
99.90
3
0.03
164


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The VBSpam tests make use of two live global spam feeds, provided by:

Project Honey Pot

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and a live phishing feed, provided by:

Wombat


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