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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