Follow Slashdot blog updates by subscribing to our blog RSS feed


Forgot your password?
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×
Businesses Microsoft Security Software Windows News Technology

Microsoft Fails Antivirus Certification Test (Again), Challenges the Results 228

redletterdave writes "For the second time in a row, Microsoft's Security Essentials failed to earn certification from AV-Test, the independent German testing lab best known for evaluating the effectiveness of antivirus software. Out of 25 different security programs tested by AV-Test, including software from McAfee, Norman, Kaspersky, and others, Microsoft's Security Essentials was just one out of three that failed to gain certification. These results are noteworthy because Microsoft Security Essentials is currently (as of December) the most popular security suite in North America and the world."
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Microsoft Fails Antivirus Certification Test (Again), Challenges the Results

Comments Filter:

Loan-department manager: "There isn't any fine print. At these interest rates, we don't need it."