Reviews & Awards [Jan, 9, 2013]

Emsisoft Anti-Malware proves 100% detection of zero-day-threats

The independent IT security research organisation MRG-Effitas completed their Flash Test Series by the end of 2012. A total of 350 samples no older than 1 hour were used, with the test subjects having to prove whether they were capable of blocking brand new so-called zero-day-threats. In a second phase, the time in the wild was […]

Reviews & Awards [Jan, 6, 2013]

Cyber Defense Magazine awards Emsisoft Anti-Malware 7.0 as first Anti-Virus of the year 2013

The American Cyber Defense Magazine recently placed Emsisoft Anti-Malware 7.0 under scrutiny in their test lab. In particular, their review highlights the excellent detection rates against new and unknown threats and the strong scanner performance. The core technology is described as innovative and next generation. The high level of personal support and malware removal assistance […]

Reviews & Awards [Jan, 6, 2013]

Study shows that most Anti-Virus programs fail to guard against new threats

A detailed study conducted by the data security company Imperva has now shown that the vast majority of Anti-Virus solutions fail to detect new malware. The initial detection rate of a newly created virus is less than 5% with only Avast and Emsisoft providing reliable protection out of 40 vendors. Even more alarming, is the fact […]