ESET Earns ‘Top Rated’ Award from AV-Comparatives

ESET Smart Security 9 was named Top Rated in the AV-Comparatives Summary Report 2015, receiving six Advanced+ ratings from the independent testing organization.

AV-Comparatives, an independent anti-malware testing organization, today publishes its annual Summary Report 2015 summarizing its tests and providing a market-wide overview of security products.


ESET Smart Security 9 received six Advanced+ awards in 2015, won a Silver Award in the False Positives category and a Bronze in Proactive Protection. ESET products, along with five from other vendors, were awarded AV-Comparatives’ Top Rated badge.

“ESET has been a constant part of our Summary Reports since 2006. With each new version, ESET Smart Security retains its clean trademark detection and sustains its low performance impact. With improved graphic design and finger-friendly controls, we believe thatESET products are suitable for use on touchscreens,” said Andreas Clementi, CEO at AV-Comparatives.

In 2015, AV-Comparatives subjected 21 Windows security products from a range of vendors to rigorous investigation. All were tested for their ability to protect against real-world Internet threats, identify thousands of recent malicious programs, and provide protection without slowing down the PCs on which they ran. 

 Learn more about ESET or read more about ESET products in the AV-Comparatives’ Summary Report 2015.