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The company AV-TEST GmbH is a worldwide operating and leading service provider for IT security testing and consultancy services.
The company AV-TEST GmbH is a worldwide operating and leading service provider for IT security testing and consultancy services.

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The AV-TEST Award 2016: On 1st February 2017, the AV-TEST Institute was presenting awards for the worldwide best protection solutions for IT security in the year 2016. The institute's internationally recognized awards recognize the best products in the respective categories of PROTECTION, PERFORMANCE, USABILITY, REPAIR and ANDROID SECURITY. https://youtu.be/R93hbCb_yYw

Der AV-TEST Award 2016: Am 01. Februar 2017 prämierte das AV-TEST Institut die weltweit besten Schutzlösungen für IT-Sicherheit des Jahres 2016. Die international anerkannten Awards des Instituts zeichnen die jeweils besten Produkte in den Kategorien PROTECTION (Schutzwirkung), PERFORMANCE (Geschwindigkeit), USABILITY (Benutzbarkeit), REPAIR (Reparatur) und ANDROID SECURITY aus.

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Smart Home: Testing Amazon Echo Dot & Alexa App - AV-TEST IoT Security Testing Blog

"I'm not a spy and only listen when you say the magic word." This is Alexa’s answer when asked about possible spy functions of Amazon’s Echo Dot. And this accusation is automatically upheld as soon this gadget goes online in any apartment around the world. So, what about the security of Echo and Alexa? After all, the device now available in Europe, is equipped with seven high-performance microphones and is permanently connected via WiFi to servers in the USA. Our security experts examined the Echo Dot in a short test in our IoT-Labs.

https://www.iot-tests.org/2017/02/testing-amazon-echo-dot-alexa-app/

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Automotive: Testing PACE - AV-TEST IoT Security Testing Blog

Car hacking is one of the hot security topics right now. This post looks at one IoT device for cars and what it could mean for security: Trainer for economic driving, electronic logbook, gas station finder. Just a few of the many more features provided by the PACE Kit – A small device connected to the OBD interface of your car, collecting various data about your style of driving and the state of the car, processed and presented with the help of your smartphone. A lot of potentially sensitive data collected and sufficient reason for us to check on the security of the PACE.

https://www.iot-tests.org/2017/02/testing-pace/

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Congratulations to +Kaspersky Lab for receiving the 100th AV-TEST Certificate!

Gratulation an +Kaspersky Lab Germany zum Erhalt des 100. AV-TEST Zertifikats!
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Put to the test for 12 months: This is how well security packages and special tools help after an attack

First comes the malware attack, then the chaos in recovering the data. But it doesn't have to be that way. In an endurance test, AV-TEST discovered which security packages and special tools really help. Here are the results of the 15 good and mediocre applications.

https://www.av-test.org/en/news/news-single-view/put-to-the-test-for-12-months-this-is-how-well-security-packages-and-special-tools-help-after-an-at/

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12 Monate im Dauertest: So gut helfen Schutzpakete und Spezial-Tools nach einem Angriff

Erst kommt die Schädlingsattacke, dann das Chaos beim Retten der Daten. Aber das muss nicht sein! AV-TEST hat in einem Dauertest herausgefunden, welche Schutzpakete und Spezial-Tools wirklich helfen. Hier die Ergebnisse der 15 guten und weniger guten Programme.

https://www.av-test.org/de/news/news-single-view/12-monate-im-dauertest-so-gut-helfen-schutzpakete-und-spezial-tools-nach-einem-angriff/

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Coming soon... a new AV-TEST of virus scanners and security apps for Android.

In Kürze: Virenscanner und Security-Apps für Android im AV-TEST.
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AV-TEST Media Coverage IV/2016

In the last quarter of 2016, many media sources frequently focused on one topic: Which protection software is currently the best – for Windows, Mac or Android? The AV-TEST Security Report 2016 was also quoted or mentioned in source data with much regularity.

https://www.av-test.org/en/news/news-single-view/av-test-media-coverage-iv2016/
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