eScan receives AV-Test Certification for its Mac OS X security product

eScan-security-solution-for-Mac-OS-XMumbai, India, September 11, 2014: eScan’s security solution for Mac OS X, eScan Anti-Virus Security for Mac, has bagged the latest AV-Test certification by proving itself 100% effective against new and emerging harmful malware attacks, on the popular Macintosh computers made by Apple Inc. AV-TEST, an independent research center, conducted the test during August 2014.

The AV-TEST Institute is a leading independent service provider in the fields of IT security and anti-virus research. The aim of the research work carried out by the renowned testing body is to directly detect the latest malware, to analyze it using state-of-the-art methods and to inform our customers of the top-quality results obtained. The latest tests on Mac OS X covered the detection of Mac threats and potentially unwanted applications, false positives, the impact on file system performance and further security features beside Anti-Virus. With zero false positives, eScan Anti-Virus Security for Mac successfully earned 100% score, thus extending its reputation for providing paramount protection against cyber threats.

MD and CEO at eScan Govind Rammurthy said, “AV-TEST certification recognizes security solutions which ensure complete protection as well as offer performance that adds to setting up existing standards in the field of IT security and technology. eScan Anti-Virus Security for Mac ensures advanced and real-time protection from evolving cyber threats, thus providing a seamlessly safe computing environment. We are glad to earn this acknowledgment.”

Andreas Marx, CEO, AV-TEST GmbH said, “eScan Anti-Virus Security for Mac has been standing out with continuous improvements in the level of protection it offers to its customers. During the recent tests that were performed on Mac OS X, it performed extremely well with the detection rate of 100%.”     

eScan Anti-Virus Security for Mac is a security solution designed exclusively for computers running on Mac OS X, keeping in mind the drastically increasing cyber threats and the security needs required for their defense. It constantly keeps an eye on the growing number of malware released and proactively protects Mac machines against Viruses, Spyware, Adware, Rootkits, Botnets, Keyloggers and other IT security threats in teal-time.

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