Mumbai, India, May 13, 2014: ESET, global provider of security solutions for businesses and consumers, has marked ‘Advanced+’ award and bagged first place in False alarm test among 23 security products tested in the latest AV-Comparatives File Detection Test report. ESET Smart Security has blocked 98.8 percent of the malicious software and gained top position in false positive alarm test.
ESET antivirus did not record any false positive alarm in the test. According to the report, a product which detects less malicious files but generates fewer false alarms is a better security solution.
In the test, up to 21st February 2014, malicious Malware were collected consists of 125977 malware samples. The products had Internet/cloud-access during the test, were last updated on the 7th of March 2014 and tested under Microsoft1 Windows 7 SP1 64-Bit. All updated security products were considered for the test. All products were tested using default settings.
Director at ESET Pankaj Jain said, “We are very proud to be the winners of the award and take this opportunity to thank our researchers who are helping us in updating and upgrading the antivirus on real time basis. It is a good sign that ESET won the test and is moving ahead. We are confident that ESET security products will definitely give our customers a safe zone of browsing and avoid false alarms.”