Sunbelt Blog reported today that Andreas Marx of AV-Test.org has published the results of his latest tests on AV engines.
29 anti-malware products were tested and they were only tested on their detection capabilities, not cleaning.
The best product detected 99.83%, whilst the worst product detected 62.12%, the average detection rate was 86.95%.
Only current malware was used in the tests which included;
- 68,864 backdoors
- 47,891 bots (zombies)
- 407,487 Trojan Horses
- 82,659 worms
View the results of these tests here