ESET received the highest score (top score) in the latest AV-Test for the best antivirus software for Android. The independent testing organization AV-Test uses one of the largest collections of digital malware samples in the world to create a realistic environment for accurate testing.
In July 2020, AV-Test evaluated 17 security products for Android phones, using their default settings and the latest versions of all products.
The test focused on malware detection and product usability, including performance and number of false positives.
ESET Mobile Security (EMS) achieved top scores throughout the test series with a 6.0 / 6.0 Protection Score, a 6.0 / 6.0 Performance Score and a 6.0 / 6.0 Usability Score.
ESET Mobile Security for Android was also distinguished because it does not affect battery life and does not slow down the device. The key features of the solution mentioned in the test include:
• Application control: A feature that allows, denies or restricts access to specific applications
• Block calls: Blocks calls from specific or unknown numbers
• Safe browsing: Protection against malicious websites and / or phishing
Commenting on the results, Branislav Orlík, Product Manager at ESET, states:
"The recognition of ESET by AV-Test is a testament to our commitment to our customers and our promise to continue to deliver the maximum when it comes to IT security solutions. Our telephones are at the heart of our digital lives and are vital. the protection of users and their personal and professional data. We have the honor to be recognized for our innovative solutions and for our commitment to always innovate and upgrade our products ".