Microsoft ForeFront Client Security passes independent security test


Of the 35 anti-malware products tested in Virus Bulletin’s latest test, 23 products-- including Microsoft ForeFront Client Security--passed for detecting all of the 3,000 samples of malware while not detecting false positives. Twelve products failed the test. The products tested last month were anti-malware products for the 32-bit version of Windows Vista SP2 Business Edition. Here’s the list of products that passed the test:


·        AhnLab V3 Internet Security

·        Alwil avast! Professional

·        AVG Internet Security

·        Avira AntiVir Professional

·        CA eTrust ITM

·        eEye Blink Professional

·        ESET NOD32 Antivirus

·        Fortinet FortiClient

·        Frisk F-PROT antivirus

·        F-Secure Client Security

·        F-Secure PSB Workstation Security

·        G DATA AntiVirus 2010

·        Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2009

·        Kingsoft Internet Security 2009 Advanced

·        McAfee Total Security

·        McAfee VirusScan Enterprise

·        Microsoft Forefront Client Security

·        MWTI eScan Internet Security Suite
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·        Norman Security Suite

·        Quick Heal AntiVirus Lite 2009

·        Sophos Anti-Virus

·        Trustport Antivirus 2009


And here are the products that failed:


·        Agnitum Outpost Security Suite Pro

·        CA Internet Security Suite

·        Filseclab Twister AntiTrojanVirus

·        Finport Simple Anti-Virus

·        K7 Total Security Desktop

·        Kingsoft Internet Security 2009 Standard

·        PC Tools AntiVirus 2009

·        PC Tools Internet Security 2009

·        PC Tools Spyware Doctor

·        Rising Internet Security 2009

·        Symantec Endpoint Protection

·        VirusBuster Professional


Virus Bulletin’s next test will be for anti-malware products for Windows Server 2008.


More to come,



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