Dynamic Antivirus Testing (also called “Real-World Protection Test”) is conducted monthly by AV-Comparatives, an independent laboratory, throughout the year. Full reports (covering a period of 4 months) are published twice a year – in June and December, and include antivirus detection rate results and false positive rates for these periods.
“Dynamic testing is the most comprehensive comparison test available, conducted under conditions that are close to real-world use”, — researchers of the laboratory say.
AV-Comparatives uses a large [...]
AVLab is an organization that acts as the guardian of digital security on the Internet. AVLab provides up-to-date information in the field of computer security at conferences, trainings and through articles. A key feature of this laboratory is professional reviews and safety tests.
In its tests, the laboratory uses malicious tools and techniques that can bypass protection in real attacks.
AVLab annually sums up the results of the year to reward developers whose security products have successfully passed the laboratory [...]
A miner is a third-party program that is installed on a computer and “mines” cryptocurrency using the resources of the device. Hidden miners do this unnoticed by [...]
CCleaner is a popular Windows tool for removing temporary files in order to free up disk space. The program offers several advanced features such as updating installed applications, checking your computer, and cleaning the registry.
Potentially unwanted software is not necessarily malicious, but it can annoy users.
Reference: Typically, PUAs include applications, installation files of [...]