Many selection programs for Android can outwit the protection of consumers. However, recent testing shows that the solution from Kaspersky Lab is the ultimate. Recent independent studies of AV-Test.org choose Kaspersky Mobile Security as one of the two products (from 41 samples), which successfully handles all the malicious programs. Other products fail to provide protection, even the most basic protection, against malicious programs that target mobile devices. Overall, testing by AV-Test.org conducted earlier in 2012, gives ‘green light’ only to the seven products, while 18 only solutions capable of detecting less than 40% of hazardous samples and six of them had failed to identify malicious code.
Victor Dronov, Senior Product Manager, Kaspersky Lab, said, “The amount of the sample malware for mobile devices in our database has reached more than 10 thousand. We, therefore, believe to have Android smartphone protection solution for you is very important. We are very pleased with the results of independent testing conducted by AV-Test.org. They prove the efficiency of our products and provide support to the combined technologies of traditional protection and new cloud-based protection we launch. It also shows that our product is the market leader of products, either for free or paid products”.
Recently AV-Test.org evaluated the free antivirus against Kaspersky Lab, and other vendors, and found that tightening costs in terms of protection proved futile than when investing in online security. Further evaluation of this show as much as possible the experts analyze the products. To provide the most accurate results, more than 600 rogue applications selected from 20 ‘families’ various malicious malware, malware it is common and are found everywhere. Environmental testing including Android-based Android emulator 2.3 and two based smartphones Android 2.2 and 4.0. The ability to detect malicious applications is evaluated during the scan, but in some cases (when scanning can not be done by appropriate) experts should perform the analysis manually.
The test results show that even including a paid product, the results are not much different from the previous test results, many free and paid products from vendors who are less well-known and well-known powerless to provide protection in the real world, unable to identify a variety of malware samples. Surprisingly, the six programs do not detect malicious applications at all. For 12 other programs, their detection capabilities are under 40%. Kaspersky Mobile Security is one of the two products that successfully detect all malicious programs on Android.
The full results of the evaluation Android protection solutions available in the AV-Test.org website: http://www.av-test.org/fileadmin/pdf/avtest_2012-02_android_anti-malware_report_english.pdf.