09-29-2009 09:03 PM CET - IT, New Media & Software

K7 TotalSecurity outperforms leading Anti-Virus brands as reported by AV-Test.org

Press release from: K7 Computing
The Pro in Protection
The Pro in Protection
Chennai, September 24th 2009: K7 TotalSecurity, an integrated product featuring Antivirus, Firewall, Privacy and Anti-spam, developed by K7 Computing, has been ranked amongst the top virus detection programs globally by AV-Test GmbH, a leading service provider for IT security testing and consultancy services. Targeted primarily at the home-user segment, K7 TotalSecurity has outperformed products from other key players in this segment.

The test was conducted on leading antivirus products, catering to the enterprise as well as the home-user segment and results were published on 7th September 2009.. The products were tested for their efficacy in detecting various threats that Internet users may be exposed to, including viruses, worms, adwares & spywares, Trojans, Rootkits and other latest security threats. K7 TotalSecurity proved to be one among the best anti-virus products in the home-user category with a consolidated detection rate of 97.24%. The product demonstrated detection rates of over 97% for adwares & spywares, of over 98% for backdoor threats, of over 96% for bots and Trojans, of over 99% for viruses and over 97% for worms.

AVG showed a consolidated detection rate of 96.49% while Kaspersky’s home-user product displayed a consolidated detection rate of 95.39% while QuickHeal, F-Prot and Trend Micro showed consolidated detection rates of 92.69%, 89.18% and 75.76% respectively.

To view the test results please click here

About AV-Test.org
AV-Test GmbH is a worldwide operating and leading service provider for IT security testing and consultancy services, with a team that has more than 15 years of experience in the area of anti-virus research and data security. Every year, AV-Test performs more than 2,500 product tests of anti-virus, anti-spyware, personal firewalls and related products on behalf of the producers, integrators (OEM), corporate users and for magazines. The company’s test labs are equipped with more than 150 computers and server systems. Currently AV-Test has access to 125 Terabytes of testing data. AV-Test conducts tests on all important desktop and server platforms, including all currently supported versions of Windows, Linux, Solaris, Unix, Lotus Domino/Notes and MS Exchange.

For more information, please visit : http://www.av-test.org/

K7 Computing is a leading information security software solutions company providing K7 TotalSecurity (Firewall, Antivirus, Anti-spam, Anti-Spyware, Privacy Control & System monitor) to protect individuals and organizations from IT threats like viruses, malware, spyware and other potential hacker attacks.

Founded in 1991, the company has in the past few years created Virus Security, which has gone on to become the fastest selling desktop security solution in Japan and is currently the No.1 Desktop Security product there. Today K7 Computing, with its track record of Total Internet Security suite innovation, characteristic, compact engineering and swift response to evolving consumer expectations, is poised to widen its horizons all over the world.

For more information visit: http://www.k7computing.com

K7 Computing
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