G Data AntiVirus 2010 impresses AV-Comparatives
Which antivirus program offers optimum protection against computer malware? AV-Comparatives considered just this question in its latest benchmark test when it tested 20 virus protection programs.
The testers set loose over 1.2 million malicious programs on the competing security suites. The result: with an outstanding detection performance of 99.6 percent, G Data AntiVirus 2010 was a clear head in front of the competition.
|1||G Data AntiVirus 2010||99.6 percent|
|2||Avira AntiVir Premium 9||99.3 percent|
|3||Panda Antivirus Pro 2010||99.2 percent|
|4||Trustport Antivirus 2010||99.1 percent|
|5||McAfee AntiVirus Plus 2010||98.9 percent|
|6||PC Tools Spyware Doctor with Antivirus 2010||98.7 percent|
|7||Symantec Norton Antivirus 2010||98.6 percent|
|8||F-Secure Anti-Virus 2010||97.8 percent|
|9||Eset NOD32 Antivirus 4||97.7 percent|
|10||Bitdefender Antivirus 2010||97.5 percent|
|11||eScan AntiVirus||97.5 percent|
|12||avast! Free Antivirus||97.3 percent|
|13||Kaspersky Antivirus 2010||97.1 percent|
|14||K7 TotalSecurity 10||96.4 percent|
|15||Microsoft Security Essentials 1.0||96.3 percent|
|16||AVG Anti-Virus 9||94.2 percent|
|17||Sophos Anti-Virus||93.7 percent|
|18||Norman Antivirus & Antispyware 7.30||92.7 percent|
|19||Trend Micro AntiVirus plus AntiSpyware 2010||90.7 percent|
|20||Kingsoft Antivirus 2010||81.8 percent|
G Data AntiVirus 2010
The multiple benchmark test winner impresses thanks to its innovative technologies and lightening quick system scans. Due to intelligent fingerprinting technology and whitelisting, unnecessary file checks are history. The new "one click" interface means that G Data AntiVirus 2010 is extremely easy to use.
Versions and prices
- For 1 PC: recommended retail price £24.95
- For 3 PCs: recommended retail price £34.95
- PC with Windows 7 (32/64Bit), Windows Vista (32/64Bit) or Windows XP (32/64Bit,
SP2 or higher)
Includes free upgradeAt the end of this month, G Data is bringing out its new product generation 2011. Purchasers of the previous versions with valid support licenses don’t need to worry: all G Data customers can upgrade their license to the new versions free of charge. Upon market launch, the new software will be available for download from the G Data website.