Panda Cloud Antivirus Free Edition received a rating of Advanced +

Posted: December 7, 2012 in Antivirus and Security Software, Testing
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Panda Security logoAntivirus has received the highest rating from the independent laboratory AV-Comparatives.org, beating solutions Avira, AVG, Avast.

The company Panda Security, manufacturer of the ‘cloud’ security solutions and a leading provider of software protection against malicious software and viruses, today announced that the free version of Panda Cloud Antivirus Free Edition has received another rating Advanced + in recent independent tests conducted by laboratory AV-Comparatives. org. During testing, assess the possible thirteen antivirus to remove malware and treatment of a computer. However, only three solutions were able to reach the highest rate.

Panda Cloud Antivirus Free Edition was the only free antivirus solution that has received a rating of Advanced + (3 stars) in the test for the treatment of malware, showing better results than solutions from Avira (Rating Advanced – 2 stars), as well as AVG and Avast ( Rating Standard – 1 star).

This assessment is the result of technological improvements version 2.0: new, improved engine for treatment heuristics capabilities that allows you to fight as yet unknown malicious programs, and treatment options of the “cloud”, which effectively eliminates the traces of threats.

Test AV-Comparatives.org measure actual solutions to eliminate the possibility of malware from infected systems.

Panda Cloud Antivirus Free Edition 2.0, released in July, includes improvements to help protect customers from fraudulent software and programs for extortion and threats neutralization capacity ‘overcome’ antivirus software. The product also optimizes security with additional behavioral scanning technology, previously available only in the paid version of the Pro Edition, also removes all traces of malware after neutralization. This solution has even less impact on system performance, and test mode on-demand scanning is 50% faster than previous versions.

Panda Cloud Antivirus as the world’s first free cloud security service for home users appeared in 2009. Its main advantage – the minimum resource consumption and the ‘collective mind’ – Panda proprietary technology for automatically collecting and processing millions of malware samples in the cloud instead of on a local personal computer.

AV-Comparatives. org report here: http://www.av-comparatives.org/images/docs/avc_rem_201211_en.pdf

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