Announcement of 24. February 2017

Stiftung Warentest: G DATA Internet Security provides the best virus scanner

G DATA impresses for the tenth time in a row with top marks in virus detection.

No other security software protects consumers against digital malware more meticulously than G DATA Internet Security 2017 – that is the result of the latest comparison test run by Stiftung Warentest in “test” magazine (03/2017). Since 2005, the German company’s security solutions have impressed with their excellent virus defence in every Stiftung Warentest comparison test. G DATA Internet Security 2017 was the only security program to receive the top mark of “very good” for its virus scanner.

In the latest comparison test, 18 security packages for Windows PCs had to prove their capability in terms of virus defence. The testers’ conclusion: “Only G DATA scanned very well.” And it was not just the antivirus technology that was impressive. Stiftung Warentest also praised the exemplary customer-friendliness Made in Germany: “G DATA stood out as the only provider with general terms and conditions and data protection guidelines free of defects.”

Details on the test process

  • Security software tested: 18 security solutions, including G DATA Internet Security 2017 – Overall mark: good (2.2).
  • Carried out by Stiftung Warentest – and published in “test” magazine, issue 03/2017

Seamless protection: G DATA Internet Security 2017

G DATA Internet Security reliably provides protection for the PC and personal data – with the best protection against ransomware, keyloggers, exploits and Trojans, plus a powerful firewall. It means that Internet users are protected against every danger – whether they are carrying out online banking transactions, shopping or surfing. 

Key features of G DATA Internet Security 2017

  • G DATA Anti-Ransomware technology for protection against extortion Trojans and cyber criminals
  • BankGuard for secure online banking and shopping
  • Intelligent firewall to block hacker attacks
  • AntiSpam filters out unwanted advertising emails
  • Phishing protection via email monitoring
  • Exploit Protection to counter security holes in software
  • Parental controls for age-appropriate PC usage
  • German hotline at local rate – 24/7/365


Announcement of 24. February 2017


G DATA Software AG
G DATA Campus
Königsallee 178
D-44799 Bochum

Phone: +49-234-9762-239

Contact person:
Daniëlle van Leeuwen

Phone: +31 20 8080835