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The security firm AV-Test says the results of a new study of search engines shows Microsoft's Bing generates five times as many malware-based links in its top results than Google.
The German IT security firm AV-Test has released its first study of anti-virus solutions that run on Windows 8 for both consumer and business products, with Bitdefender rated at the top.
Microsoft has issued a statement after its Microsoft Security Essentials program failed again to receive certification from AV-Test, disputing how the firm came up with its results.
Microsoft's free antivirus suite for Windows 7, Microsoft Security Essentials, has once again failed AV-Test's rigorous antivirus test for December 2012, scoring well below other free AV products
German IT-security institute AV-Test regularly tests popular antivirus software. In their latest test, Microsoft's free antivirus solution was the only program which failed to receive certification
Microsoft's free antivirus solution for all Windows users may be good in terms of usability - in particular, its impact on system performance - but when it comes to actual malware protection, it came almost...