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Avira and Kaspersky took the full 18 points in the latest test.
Virus Bulletin regularly releases results from its RAP (Reactive And Proactive) test.
SE Labs attempts to emulate real-world situations as closely as possible in testing, by capturing real malicious websites and using a playback system to hit each product with the exact same attack.
This lab offers certification at five levels: AAA, AA, A, B, and C.
This lab certifies a product at the Standard level provided that it achieves a passing grade.
Those that do better, or much better, than the minimum can earn certification at the Advanced or Advanced level.
The Tools page, furthermore, is filled entirely with features that are only present in Bitdefender's top-of-the-line suite.
Bitdefender nearly hit that top score, but 5.5 points for Usability brought it down to 17.5.A left-rail menu offers access to features: Protection, Privacy, Tools, Activity, Notifications, Account, Settings, and Support.The status panel displays a red warning if your configuration settings put the system at risk.Log into Bitdefender Central, enter your product key, and download protection. During the installation process, it runs a quick scan for active malware.The product's appearance hasn't changed appreciably since the previous edition, still featuring mostly white text against a dark gray background.
When the testers at AV-Test Institute put an antivirus product up on the testing rack, they rate it in three areas: Protection, Performance, and Usability.