12.03.19

AV-Comparatives awards Total Defense highest “Advanced+” rating in Real-World Protection tests.

Total Defense received the highest possible ranking (Advanced+) in the three-month long Real-World Protection test from independent test lab AV-Comparatives.

The test evaluates real-world protection capabilities of leading antivirus programs, representing the typical experience of your everyday PC use. The real-world protection test is one of the most robust out there, in terms of fully utilizing all protection features AV programs offer to prevent infection. The published results outline the performance of 16 antivirus programs from leading cybersecurity brands.

Highlights of the report:

  • Total Defense showed an excellent performance. Blocking 700 of 703 test case samples. That’s a total detection rate of 99.6%.
  • Total Defense is one of only 5 of the 16 participating antivirus programs to receive the highest Advanced+ three-star real-world protection rating.

“It is an honor to receive recognition from AV-Comparatives in Real-World Protection Tests — testing the antivirus software in as realistic a setting as possible further attests to Total Defense’s commitment to offering our customers the highest level of protection everyday,” stated Larry Guerin, General Manager at Total Defense.

Learn more about how AV-Comparatives conducts their independent studies and see all the conclusions related to the Real-World Protection Test, July-October 2019.
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About Total Defense  

Total Defense has been passionate about protecting consumers and businesses since 1992. Our product isn’t just software, but a commitment to your cybersecurity, from installing the software effectively to helping you with recovery in the highly unlikely event of a breach; we’re here to sweat the small stuff so you don’t sweat at all. 

About AV-Comparatives  

AV-Comparatives is an independent organization offering systematic testing that checks whether security software, such as PC/Mac-based antivirus products and mobile security solutions, lives up to its promises. Using one of the largest sample collections worldwide, it creates a real-world environment for truly accurate testing. AV-Comparatives offers freely accessible results to individuals, news organizations and scientific institutions. Certification by AV-Comparatives provides an official seal of approval for software performance, which is globally recognized. Visit: https://www.av-comparatives.org/consumer/