Emsisoft awarded ‘Excellent’ badge in March 2021 tests by AVLab


AVLab is an independent organization that specializes in evaluating the protection capabilities of antivirus software for businesses, using tests that are designed to simulate real-world conditions.

The group recently released the results of the March 2021 “Advanced-in-the-Wild Malware Test” and we’re pleased to report that Emsisoft Business Security was awarded the ‘Excellent’ badge!

Testing methodology

The Advanced-in-the-Wild Malware Test is designed to measure the performance of security products when exposed to curated malicious samples and monitored to see not only if they could effectively detect and stop the malware, but also to gauge when in the infection process they would intervene.

Per AVLab, the intervention levels are as follows:

Badges are awarded depending on the detection capabilities of the product:


Emsisoft Business Security successfully detected 100 percent of the 1,155 malware samples, and received the ‘Excellent’ designation:

Click here to see the full report, or click here to check out some of the other awards we’ve won in the past.

About AVLab

AVLab is an independent Polish organization that specializes in testing antivirus products and reviewing security solutions. The group regularly releases reports that offer valuable insight into the effectiveness of various security products. Software that receives a good recommendation from AVLab can generally be trusted to provide a high level of protection.

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Senan Conrad

Senan Conrad

As a cybersecurity enthusiast, Senan specializes in giving readers insight into the ever-changing world of malware, and the ransomware scene in particular. When he's not tapping away at his keyboard, you can catch Senan drinking a good coffee or tinkering in his workshop.

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