“To succeed today, antivirus vendors have to provide great protection without affecting the performance of a user’s system. Every vendor attempts to get the balance right, but this year the most recommended company in the antivirus market was the Slovakia-based ESET, edging past larger, better-known competitors.”*
2013 AV-Test Certified for Windows
Each quarter, AV-Test.org tests security products in the areas of protection, repair and usability. ESET met all the requirements and achieved certification for both the Windows 8, 7 and Windows XP Operating System.
2013 AV-Test Certified for Android™
ESET Mobile Security for Android received certification from AV-TEST in January 2013. Tested among 22 other Android apps available on Google Play®, ESET received an overall score of 95% with no false warnings during installation.
Parent Tested Parent Approved
Seal of Approval
ESET Smart Security received the esteemed PTPA (Parent Tested Parent Approved) Seal of Approval, the most publicized and highly recognized award seal in North America.
ESET Endpoint Security was certified for detection and cleaning of malware again in 2013. ESET is the first antivirus company to have achieved ICSA certification for Mac® OS X.
81 Virus Bulletin VB100 Awards
ESET NOD32 Antivirus has achieved more Virus Bulletin VB100 Awards than any other product. In order to get awarded, the product must detect all In-the-Wild viruses while reporting no false positives. ESET NOD32 has never missed an In-the-Wild virus.
Rated #1 in Anti-Phishing Detection Test
ESET outperformed the competition and took first place in the AV-Comparatives Anti-Phishing test with the highest percentage of phishing websites blocked.
ESET has more “Advanced+” awards in performance and retrospective tests than any other vendor. To receive top ranking, the product has to have excellent heuristic detection rates and low false positives.
2012 Top Rated Product
ESET Smart Security® 5 received the AV-Comparatives “Top rated product of 2012” award, for achieving high overall performance, demonstrating low system impact and having one of the lowest false positive scores in the AV-Comparatives 2012 tests.
“Real-World” Protection Advanced+ Award
ESET Smart Security received the highest Advanced+ award level in the dynamic “real-world” comparative protection test.
Approved Security Product
“We found ESET Cyber Security Pro to be an excellent anti-malware solution for Mac OS X, and it receives our Approved Security Product award. The program is simple to install and use, and status displays and warning messages are clear.”
The coveted CNET Editors’ Choice award recognizes outstanding consumer electronics that represent the best available choice for quality, performance, design, service, and value. It’s logo is a mark of excellence denoting the best possible investment for consumers.