As usual, they tested every app on the 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:
On the other hand, the following applications came very close to the maximum score of 17,5 points in the AV TEST tests:
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.
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).