More and more people think that anti-virus products are useless software, because self-protection in the operating system is now quite perfect, but there are also a considerable number of people think that independent anti-virus software is still necessary to buy, they can be very good to keep computers away from cyber threats. Choosing the right antivirus software is not an easy task, and that’s the focus of antivirus testing. The latest antivirus tests conducted by AV-TEST experts in November and December showed that three products performed perfectly in almost all three tests.
BullGuard Internet Security, Kaspersky Internet Security and Norton LifeLock Norton Security scored a full 18 points on a full 18 points in the test, both for protection , performance and availability tests all received 6 points.
While only three of the products scored surprisingly high, there were many others that performed almost flawlessly and scored 17.5 points. These include Avast Free Antivirus, Microsoft’s Windows Defender, VIPRE Security Advanced Security and Avira Antivirus Pro.
Microsoft’s Windows Defender, pre-installed on Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, was once again impressive during testing because its performance was comparable to even better than that provided by leading third-party security vendors. Windows Defender scored 6 points on protection, 5.5 in terms of performance and 6 in terms of availability.
The worst performer in the new round of tests was The Protected.net Total AV, which scored almost 14 points after receiving four points, four points and six points.
Review the drawings to learn more about the performance of each antivirus product in the test.