AV-TEST performs new series of tests for Windows 10
A new series of tests performed by German institute AV-TEST in September and October 2015 determined the best antivirus solution for Microsoft’s new Windows 10 operating system, and surprisingly, a free solution tops the charts.
They say freeware security software isn’t usually as good as their shareware rivals, but these tests show that, on Windows 10, this thing isn’t valid anymore, as Avira had at least similar performance to other top solutions currently on the market.
Avira’s security product scored a maximum of 6 points for protection, performance, and usability, just like Bitdefender, Kaspersky Lab, and Symantec products. Each obtained 18 points overall, thus leading the charts in a dominant manner....