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ESET Cyber Security Pro for Mac Achieves Perfect Score in AV-Comparatives Malware Test

Published Sep 11, 2014

ESET Cyber Security Pro, the Internet security software for Mac, was highlighted as outstanding by AV-Comparatives’ Mac Security Test and Review 2014. ESET produced a perfect score in malware tests by identifying all samples of both Mac and Windows malware. Testing by AV-Comparatives was for the detection of cross-platform malware targeting a wide range of platforms.

Commenting on the need for antivirus solutions on Mac devices, Pradeesh VS, General Manager at ESET Middle East said, “Apple's operating systems is no virus-proof as before. Since it has been gaining significant popularity, cyber criminals have ramped up their efforts. Not only this, attackers have been using Mac as an entry point to infect Windows based systems that the Apple devices communicate with. The days when running a Mac without an antivirus are now behind us and Middle East users need to invest in solutions that will keep their systems protected.”

The AV-Comparatives test looked, among others, at malware and phishing alerts of Mac security software. With regards to ESET’s product it tested, it found the following:

“ESET Cyber Security Pro provides outstanding protection against malware with a well-designed user interface. The main program window makes essential functions and information easily accessible and alerts are sensible. The help facilities are exemplary. ESET produced a perfect score in our malware tests, identifying all samples of both Mac and Windows malware.”

“We are pleased that ESET Cyber Security Pro scored a perfect 100% in the latest AV-Comparative test. Proven technology found in all ESET’s products provides comprehensive proactive protection against all known and unknown forms of threats targeting Mac users,” added Pradeesh.

ESET Cyber Security Pro offers users a number of improved native functionalities together with the low system footprint, delivering Mac-like feel for users. ESET’s solution not only protects Macs it also eliminates Windows and Linux based threats preventing Macs becoming a platform for spreading malware. The new Anti-Phishing module ensures high level of protection as users explore the great online.

Read more about the product at www.eset.com.

The complete results of the test are available at www.av-comparatives.org.



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