AV TEST February 2020 the best antivirus

Researchers at the German AV Institute TESTS conducted new tests in January and on February 2020 to determine the best security products for Windows.

As usual, they tested each application in protection, performance and usability, giving a maximum of six points for each category.


At the top of course we see well-known names of security companies, and all the following applications, had the highest score with 18 points:

Avira Antivirus For
F-Secure SAFE
Kaspersky Internet Security
NortonLifeLock Norton 360
VIPRE Security AdvancedSecurity

On the other hand, the following applications came very close to the maximum score with 17,5 points in the AV tests TESTS:

BullGuard Internet Security
G DATA Internet Security
K7 Computing Total Security
Microsoft Defender
Trend Micro Internet Security

Windows Defender, the antivirus that comes with Windows 10, was again found to be reliable in performance, as it managed to have almost the same score as the top security companies. Windows Defender got 5,5 points in protection, 6 points in performance and 6 for utility with a final score of 17,5 points.

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The worst score was given to PC Matic, a security product (3 points for protection and 3,5 points for usability. Its performance during the tests was excellent and got 6 points).

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