Until then, AV-TEST, a prestigious IT security research institute based in Germany, has released a report evaluating the best anti-virus software as of October 2021 for users. Windows 10 home. In this year’s report, AV-TEST experts reviewed and evaluated in detail 21 anti-malware programs from various companies and developers, which of course also included Microsoft’s Windows Defender integrated security tool.
If you’re a person who thinks “the temple is not sacred”, and thinks that Windows Defender can hardly keep you safe in the Windows environment like other paid software, you are probably wrong – at least according to Professional opinion from AV-TEST. In fact, Windows Defender scored very well overall in this year’s AV-TEST review. With a maximum score of 18/18, Windows Defender has excellently received the “AV-TEST TOP PRODUCT” certification, on par with many other specialized, long-standing and paid antivirus software platforms such as Avast, Avira, AVG, Bitdefender, or Trendmicro…
AV-TEST’s test is divided into 3 categories: Protection, performance, and usability. In which, each category will have a maximum of 6 points. Thus, Windows Defender has achieved a comprehensive score in the AV-TEST rating scale.
Score 10 or higher, the product is certified AV-TEST. While with 17.5 points or higher, the software will earn the badge “TOP PRODUCT”.
Below are the evaluation results as well as the specific scores for each category of all 21 antivirus software that the AV-TEST team has tested:
You can check out AV-TEST’s detailed report HERE.
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