Malware Testing Report

This is an intriguing report that a colleague passed along to me. This site tests the Malware Cleanup Success Rate for many major AntiMalware vendors.

The results current as of August 26,2006 are as follows:

‧Trend Micro Anti-Spyware: 71.17%
‧Sunbelt CounterSpy: 68.47%
‧Webroot Spy Sweeper: 65.77%
‧ewido anti-spyware: 62.16%
‧McAfee antispyware: 62.16%
‧PC Tools Spyware Doctor: 59.46%
‧Norton Internet Security: 54.05%
‧Computer Associate Anti-Spyware: 49.55%
‧BitDefender Internet Security: 48.65%
‧Microsoft Windows Defender: 44.14%
‧F-Secure Internet Security: 44.14%
‧a-squared Anti-Malware: 43.24%
‧SpywareTerminator: 41.44%
‧ZeroSpyware: 41.44%
‧Lavasoft Ad-Aware: 39.64%
‧Panda Platinum Internet Security: 38.74%
‧ZoneAlarm Anti-spyware: 38.74%
‧Spybot S&D: 38.74%
‧SUPERAntispyware: 36.94%
‧Arovax AntiSpyware: 35.14%
‧Ashampoo AntiSpyWare: 33.33%
‧Kaspersky Internet Security: 32.43%
‧NOD32: 30.63%
‧Agnitum Outpost Firewall Pro: 22.52%
‧Comodo AntiVirus: 18.02%
‧Aluria Anti-Spyware: 9.00%

This coupled with the AusCERT antivirus report paints a dim picture of our antiMalware protection.

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