Security for Windows 10: Many people consider some software useless protections from viruses because they can stay away from all cyber threats on their own, while others prefer to install a security app and let it take care of everything related to the security of their devices.
However, choosing a suitable and reliable antivirus it is not easy, as today there are a lot of options. So here come the testing companies, who evaluate the productwith the best detection, performance and usability.
To mention that because we are talking about private companies, and the ultimate goal of any company is financial profits, it would be good to see the results that serve us, with critical thinking. From the following lists for example the ESET software of a very reliable company shines through its absence.
Why is such important software missing?
The latest tests for antivirus products conducted in November and December by AV-TEST experts reveal that only three different applications managed to reach the highest score in the three evaluation categories: better detection, performance and usability.
The BullGuard applications Internet Security, Kaspersky Internet Security και NortonLifeLock Norton Security είναι τα Antivirus που κατάφεραν να πιάσουν 18 στους 18 βαθμούς σε κάθε κατηγορία αξιολόγησης.
It may come as a surprise that only three applications reached the top score, but there are many other products whose performance was almost perfect and (17,5 points). These applications are Avast Free Antivirus, Windows Defender Microsoft's VIPRE Security AdvancedSecurity and Avira Antivirus Pro.
Microsoft's Windows Defender, which comes pre-installed with Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, impressed again during the tests, as its performance was the same or even better than that captured by top security application developers. Windows Defender got 6 points for protection, 5,5 for performance and 6 points for usability.
The worst application in this new test round is protected.net Total AV. Its score reached just 14 points with 4 points for protection, 4 for performance and 6 points for usability.