security software evaluation firm AV TEST He published his new report a few days ago. AV-TEST has published its research report, various of security solutions It basically analyzes its performance in 3 categories: Protection, Performance ve Availability.
Protection measures its ability to detect malicious instances, Performance measures system resource usage, and Availability tests for false alarms. Contestants in each category out of 6 points being evaluated.
According to the results, commonly used Microsoft DefenderIt does a good job in Protection and Usability, but it’s notable that it’s listed as the worst of the bunch when it comes to Performance. While it gets 6 points in the previous 2 categories, it can get 5 points in Performance.
AV-TEST explains the test results as follows:
“Products that require almost no system resources to run include Avast, Avira, Bitdefender, G DATA, K7 Computing, Kaspersky, Malwarebytes, PC Matic, Protected.net and Trend Micro. All got 6 points.
AhnLab, AVG, ESET, F-Secure, McAfee, Microworld and Norton packages created a light but measurable system load in testing. They achieved a good result of 5.5 out of 6 points.
The highest system load in the test was generated by Windows Defender Antivirus for consumers. Because the system load is quite high compared to other products, Defender lost a point and got 5 out of 6 points.”
The overall results of the comparison, in which 18 software were tested under Windows 10, show that 6 software received a full score of 18. You can find the full results below.