Panda Internet Security 2011 Receives AV-Test Certification for Windows 7 Achieving 100 Percent Malware Detection Rate

May 04, 2011, 08:30 ET from Panda Security

ORLANDO, Fla., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, today announced Panda Internet Security 2011 has been certified by prestigious, independent laboratory AV-Test in its Q1 2011 Product Review and Certification Report. During the first quarter of 2011, AV-Test reviewed 22 security solutions in the areas of protection, repair and usability. The solution from Panda Security detected 100 percent of samples in the malware batch used by AV-Test, as well as those from its 'in the Wild' list.

The AV-Test protection tests covered static and dynamic malware detection, including real-world zero-day attacks. For the repair tests, they checked system disinfection and root kit removal in detail. Finally, in the usability category, testing evaluated system slow-down caused by the tools.  Panda Internet Security 2011 scored a five out of six in 'Protection,' and 4.5 out of six in 'Repair' and 'Usability.' Only 17 of the 22 products passed all the tests and were judged worthy of AV-Test's 'Certified' badge.

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About Panda Security

Founded in 1990, Panda Security is the world's leading provider of cloud-based security solutions with products available in more than 23 languages and millions of users located in 195 countries around the world. Panda Security was the first IT security company to harness the power of cloud computing with its Collective Intelligence technology. This innovative security model can automatically analyze and classify thousands of new malware samples per day, guaranteeing corporate customers and home users the most effective protection against Internet threats with minimum impact on PC performance. Panda Security has 56 offices throughout the globe with US headquarters in Florida and European headquarters in Spain.

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