Created: 2020-08-31 00:00:00
ESET researchers discover new Android ransomware, provide a decryptor
Bratislava - ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, has been commended with a top score in the latest AV-Test for best antivirus software for Android. AV-TEST, a leading independent testing organization, uses one of the largest collections of digital malware samples in the world to create a real-world environment for highly accurate in-house testing.
In July 2020, AV-Test evaluated 17 mobile security products for Android, using their default settings and the most current versions of all products. The testing focused on malware detection and (product) usability, including performance and false positives. ESET Mobile Security (EMS) achieved top scores across the full battery of tests with full 6.0/6.0 marks for Protection Score, Performance Score and Usability.
The ESET Mobile Security app for Android was also highlighted for not impacting battery life or slowing down the device. Key features of the solution referenced in the testing include:
Application Control: A feature that allows, rejects or limits access to certain apps
Call Blocker: Blocks calls from specific or unknown numbers
Safe Browsing: Protection against malicious websites and/or phishing
Commenting on the results, Branislav Orlík, Product Manager at ESET, said: “ESET’s recognition from AV-Test is testament to our dedication to our customers and our promise to always deliver the best in IT security solutions. Our phones are at the center of our digital lives, and it is vital that users and their personal and professional data are protected. We are honored to be recognized for our cutting-edge solutions and for our commitment to always innovating and updating our product offerings.”
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