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AMTSO members summit covers controversial issues

Expert body gets to grips with string of difficult subjects.
Expert body gets to grips with string of difficult subjects. A meeting of the Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organisation (AMTSO) took place this week, with leading experts from… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2009/10/amtso-members-summit-covers-controversial-issues/

11 out of 26 anti-virus products fail VB100 certification

VB reveals which products failed to meet VB100 certification criteria, and updated 'RAP quadrant' showing Reactive And Proactive detection abilities.
VB reveals which products failed to meet VB100 certification criteria, and updated 'RAP quadrant' showing Reactive And Proactive detection abilities.Virus Bulletin has revealed the… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2009/10/11-out-26-anti-virus-products-fail-certification/

VB anti-spam testing: results revealed

VB reveals results of trial test run: 1 platinum, 2 gold and 2 silver awards.
VB reveals results of trial test run: 1 platinum, 2 gold and 2 silver awards.After months of preparation, discussion and hard work, VB is pleased to announce the results of the VB… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2009/03/vb-anti-spam-testing-results-revealed/

AMTSO meets again to discuss better testing

Further documents developed at Cupertino meeting.
Further documents developed at Cupertino meeting. This week has seen another meeting of the Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization, AMTSO, hosted by security giant Symantec in… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2009/02/amtso-meets-again-discuss-better-testing/

Virus Bulletin announces new anti-spam certification scheme

Independent security testing body to certify anti-spam products.
Independent security testing body to certify anti-spam products. Virus Bulletin has launched a new anti-spam certification scheme. Until now, end-users have had little factual… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2009/01/announces-new-anti-spam-certification-scheme/

VB100 update

MicroWorld eScan added to list of VB100 successes for December.
MicroWorld eScan added to list of VB100 successes for December. Due to a clerical error, the eScan product from MicroWorld Technologies was omitted from the list of products… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2008/12/update/

Latest VB100 announced

Products for 64-bit Vista to be put through paces.
Products for 64-bit Vista to be put through paces. VB has announced the latest round of VB100 testing, with products running on the 64-bit version of Microsoft's Windows Vista to… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2008/10/latest-announced/

AV-Test release latest results

Major test of suite products completed
Major test of suite products completed Independent testing body AV-Test.org has released the results of a major comparative of suite products, with many vendors' 2009 editions… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2008/09/av-test-release-latest-results/

AMTSO releases draft guidelines for public comment

First major publication emerges from testing standards body.
First major publication emerges from testing standards body. The Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization, the global body set up to improve and support the testing of security… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2008/08/amtso-releases-draft-guidelines-public-comment/

Latest VB100 announced

September 2nd deadline set for Windows Server 2008 test
September 2nd deadline set for Windows Server 2008 testVB has issued a call for submissions for the latest VB100 comparative review, which will test the performance of products… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2008/08/latest-announced/

Security experts gather in Europe

Anti-malware insights pooled at AMTSO, CARO and EICAR meetings.
Anti-malware insights pooled at AMTSO, CARO and EICAR meetings. Many of the world's leading anti-malware and security experts came together in the past week, at a string of… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2008/05/security-experts-gather-europe/

AV-test.org issues latest figures

In-depth testing covers multiple factors.
In-depth testing covers multiple factors. Independent testing body AV-Test.org has released its latest set of results, with a large group of products tested against a number of… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2008/03/av-test-org-issues-latest-figures/

Latest AV-Comparatives results released

Detection test shows most products improving.
Detection test shows most products improving. Testers at AV-Comparatives have released their latest set of results, with 16 products pitted against a massive set of over 1.6… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2008/03/latest-av-comparatives-results-released/

VB100 test on Windows Vista SP1 announced

Products to be tested on new update to Vista platform.
Products to be tested on new update to Vista platform. VB has issued a call for submissions for the latest VB100 comparative review, which will test the performance of products… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2008/02/test-windows-vista-sp1-announced/

New security software testing standards body formed

AMTSO to promote cross-industry debate and higher standards in testing.
AMTSO to promote cross-industry debate and higher standards in testing. A collaborative group from across the security industry has officially been founded this week, aiming to… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2008/02/new-security-software-testing-standards-body-formed/

Latest VB100 announced

Windows Server 2003 products to be tested.
Windows Server 2003 products to be tested. VB has issued a call for submissions for the latest VB100 comparative review, which will measure the performance of products for the… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2007/12/latest-announced/

Latest VB100 announced

Windows 2000 Professional products to be tested.
Windows 2000 Professional products to be tested. VB has issued a call for submissions for the latest VB100 comparative review, which will measure the performance of products for… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2007/10/latest-announced/

MS gaining fast in AV-Comparatives tests

Detection rates up 7% in six months, more improvement predicted.
Detection rates up 7% in six months, more improvement predicted.AV-Comparatives have released the results of their latest test of detection rates, pitting 17 scanners already known… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2007/09/ms-gaining-fast-av-comparatives-tests/

Latest VB100 announced

Novell NetWare server products to be tested.
Novell NetWare server products to be tested. VB has issued a call for submissions for the latest VB100 comparative review, which will measure the performance of products for the… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2007/08/latest-announced/

AVK tops latest AV-Test charts

Top four beat 99% in large collection scan.
Top four beat 99% in large collection scan. Testers at AV-Test.org have run 29 products over a massive collection of malware samples, with detection rates measured against 874,822… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2007/08/avk-tops-latest-av-test-charts/