VBSpam: March 2015

The following are the results of Virus Bulletin's March 2015 comparative anti-spam test. The full report can be read in the March 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]
99.42
99.67
3
0.03
416
BitDefender  +
Bitdefender
[plus]
99.90
99.91
0
0.00
117
Egedian  +
Egedian
[pass]
99.42
99.84
8
0.08
200
ESET  +
ESET
[plus]
99.89
99.92
0
0.00
107
Fortinet  +
FortiMail
[pass]
99.70
99.86
3
0.03
177
GFI  +
GFI
[plus]
99.82
99.82
0
0.00
233
IBM  +
IBM
[plus]
99.84
99.85
0
0.00
191
Kaspersky Lab  +
Kaspersky LMS
[plus]
99.97
99.97
0
0.00
33
Libra Esva  +
Libra Esva
[plus]
99.93
99.95
0
0.00
68
McAfee  +
McAfee SaaS
[pass]
99.37
99.97
12
0.11
41
Name
Result
Final score
SC rate %
False positives
False positives %
Missed spam
Netmail  +
Netmail Secure
[plus]
99.63
99.70
0
0.00
380
OnlyMyEmail  +
OnlyMyEmail
[pass]
99.90
100.00
2
0.02
4
Scrollout  +
Scrollout
[pass]
95.60
99.19
61
0.58
1026
Sophos  +
Sophos
[pass]
99.61
99.79
4
0.04
260
Spamhaus  +
Spamhaus ZEN+DBL
[na]
92.85
95.98
66
0.63
5072
Spamhaus  +
Spamhaus ZEN
[na]
90.79
90.79
0
0.00
11612
Spamhaus  +
Spamhaus DBL
[na]
54.54
57.67
66
0.63
53358
SpamTitan  +
SpamTitan
[pass]
99.45
99.89
8
0.08
133
ZEROSPAM  +
ZEROSPAM
[pass]
99.80
99.87
1
0.01
170


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

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