Introduction

Continuing looking at the combined results from the different anti-virus scanners, we also wanted to show the daily improvement. Like stated previously our sample sets are not a stable testing environment. These are the live binaries that are collected each day from different sources. So one day can easily be very different from the next.

Charts

These charts are generated once a day from the existing Combined Results charts. Note that the retest time frame is 48-hours following the initial test of each binary. No further retests are currently conducted. All the seen improvement is from updates from each the of the vendors in that time.

Improved Results for all Vendors

Vendor First Retry Change
Fortinet 44.40% 85.09% 40.69%
DrWeb 51.46% 89.93% 38.47%
AVG 44.32% 78.96% 34.64%
Emsisoft 58.53% 83.97% 25.45%
Symantec 68.60% 89.30% 20.70%
McAfee 54.93% 74.08% 19.15%
QuickHeal 40.21% 55.98% 15.78%
Eset 48.87% 64.43% 15.56%
GData 76.96% 90.05% 13.09%
FProt 47.69% 60.47% 12.78%
Comodo 77.25% 89.07% 11.83%
Microsoft 47.98% 59.70% 11.72%
Vba32 69.33% 79.90% 10.57%
Ikarus 80.52% 89.59% 9.07%
Clam 67.64% 76.07% 8.43%
Sunbelt 82.58% 90.38% 7.80%
Avira 63.32% 70.68% 7.36%
K7 75.35% 82.59% 7.24%
Kaspersky 55.49% 62.61% 7.12%
Vexira 14.62% 20.36% 5.74%
Panda 17.62% 23.17% 5.55%
VirusBlokAda 74.34% 79.57% 5.23%
Avast 60.45% 65.62% 5.18%
BitDefender 75.30% 80.30% 5.00%
Norman 53.46% 58.43% 4.97%
Authentium 59.13% 62.33% 3.20%
TrendMicro 19.03% 22.23% 3.19%
VirusBuster 24.35% 27.05% 2.70%
AhnLab 48.02% 49.78% 1.76%
FSecure 39.39% 40.81% 1.42%
Sophos 18.68% 19.47% 0.80%
PCTools 50.49% 50.50% 0.02%

Improved Results for only Linux Scanners

Vendor First Retry Change
AVG 55.02% 98.37% 43.35%
McAfee 56.38% 74.27% 17.89%
QuickHeal 40.53% 56.35% 15.82%
DrWeb 74.67% 90.00% 15.33%
Eset 52.33% 64.45% 12.12%
FProt 48.64% 60.60% 11.96%
Vba32 69.33% 79.90% 10.57%
Ikarus 81.24% 89.98% 8.74%
Avira 63.37% 71.17% 7.81%
Clam 68.78% 76.20% 7.42%
VirusBuster 42.27% 48.82% 6.56%
Panda 17.62% 23.17% 5.55%
Avast 61.61% 65.65% 4.03%
TrendMicro 19.30% 22.79% 3.50%
Authentium 59.61% 62.33% 2.72%
Norman 56.56% 58.99% 2.43%
VirusBlokAda 77.59% 79.90% 2.31%
FSecure 40.99% 42.87% 1.88%
Vexira 18.67% 20.46% 1.79%
BitDefender 79.99% 80.30% 0.31%
Sophos 50.01% 50.21% 0.20%

Improved Results for only Windows Scanners

Vendor First Retry Change
Fortinet 44.40% 85.09% 40.69%
DrWeb 53.93% 89.93% 36.00%
Emsisoft 58.53% 83.97% 25.45%
Symantec 68.60% 89.30% 20.70%
GData 76.96% 90.05% 13.09%
Comodo 77.25% 89.07% 11.83%
Microsoft 47.98% 59.70% 11.72%
McAfee 65.71% 74.16% 8.45%
Sunbelt 82.58% 90.38% 7.80%
K7 75.35% 82.59% 7.24%
Kaspersky 55.49% 62.61% 7.12%
BitDefender 75.46% 80.81% 5.35%
Vexira 16.07% 21.04% 4.97%
Eset 60.96% 64.44% 3.48%
VirusBlokAda 76.70% 80.08% 3.38%
Norman 55.42% 58.60% 3.18%
Avast 84.93% 87.52% 2.59%
AVG 77.48% 79.91% 2.44%
VirusBuster 26.11% 28.17% 2.07%
AhnLab 48.02% 49.78% 1.76%
Ikarus 88.42% 90.04% 1.63%
FSecure 60.51% 61.97% 1.46%
FProt 59.41% 60.48% 1.07%
Clam 75.04% 76.07% 1.03%
Sophos 19.78% 20.58% 0.80%
Authentium 61.80% 62.33% 0.53%
Avira 87.38% 87.83% 0.45%
QuickHeal 56.12% 56.57% 0.45%
PCTools 50.49% 50.50% 0.02%
TrendMicro 64.88% 64.88% 0.00%

Improved Results for all Vendors Sorted by Vendor Name

Vendor First Retry Change
AVG 44.32% 78.96% 34.64%
AhnLab 48.02% 49.78% 1.76%
Authentium 59.13% 62.33% 3.20%
Avast 60.45% 65.62% 5.18%
Avira 63.32% 70.68% 7.36%
BitDefender 75.30% 80.30% 5.00%
Clam 67.64% 76.07% 8.43%
Comodo 77.25% 89.07% 11.83%
DrWeb 51.46% 89.93% 38.47%
Emsisoft 58.53% 83.97% 25.45%
Eset 48.87% 64.43% 15.56%
FProt 47.69% 60.47% 12.78%
FSecure 39.39% 40.81% 1.42%
Fortinet 44.40% 85.09% 40.69%
GData 76.96% 90.05% 13.09%
Ikarus 80.52% 89.59% 9.07%
K7 75.35% 82.59% 7.24%
Kaspersky 55.49% 62.61% 7.12%
McAfee 54.93% 74.08% 19.15%
Microsoft 47.98% 59.70% 11.72%
Norman 53.46% 58.43% 4.97%
PCTools 50.49% 50.50% 0.02%
Panda 17.62% 23.17% 5.55%
QuickHeal 40.21% 55.98% 15.78%
Sophos 18.68% 19.47% 0.80%
Sunbelt 82.58% 90.38% 7.80%
Symantec 68.60% 89.30% 20.70%
TrendMicro 19.03% 22.23% 3.19%
Vba32 69.33% 79.90% 10.57%
Vexira 14.62% 20.36% 5.74%
VirusBlokAda 74.34% 79.57% 5.23%
VirusBuster 24.35% 27.05% 2.70%

Improved Results for only Linux Scanners Sorted by Vendor Name

Vendor First Retry Change
AVG 55.02% 98.37% 43.35%
Authentium 59.61% 62.33% 2.72%
Avast 61.61% 65.65% 4.03%
Avira 63.37% 71.17% 7.81%
BitDefender 79.99% 80.30% 0.31%
Clam 68.78% 76.20% 7.42%
DrWeb 74.67% 90.00% 15.33%
Eset 52.33% 64.45% 12.12%
FProt 48.64% 60.60% 11.96%
FSecure 40.99% 42.87% 1.88%
Ikarus 81.24% 89.98% 8.74%
McAfee 56.38% 74.27% 17.89%
Norman 56.56% 58.99% 2.43%
Panda 17.62% 23.17% 5.55%
QuickHeal 40.53% 56.35% 15.82%
Sophos 50.01% 50.21% 0.20%
TrendMicro 19.30% 22.79% 3.50%
Vba32 69.33% 79.90% 10.57%
Vexira 18.67% 20.46% 1.79%
VirusBlokAda 77.59% 79.90% 2.31%
VirusBuster 42.27% 48.82% 6.56%

Improved Results for only Windows Scanners Sorted by Vendor Name

Vendor First Retry Change
AVG 77.48% 79.91% 2.44%
AhnLab 48.02% 49.78% 1.76%
Authentium 61.80% 62.33% 0.53%
Avast 84.93% 87.52% 2.59%
Avira 87.38% 87.83% 0.45%
BitDefender 75.46% 80.81% 5.35%
Clam 75.04% 76.07% 1.03%
Comodo 77.25% 89.07% 11.83%
DrWeb 53.93% 89.93% 36.00%
Emsisoft 58.53% 83.97% 25.45%
Eset 60.96% 64.44% 3.48%
FProt 59.41% 60.48% 1.07%
FSecure 60.51% 61.97% 1.46%
Fortinet 44.40% 85.09% 40.69%
GData 76.96% 90.05% 13.09%
Ikarus 88.42% 90.04% 1.63%
K7 75.35% 82.59% 7.24%
Kaspersky 55.49% 62.61% 7.12%
McAfee 65.71% 74.16% 8.45%
Microsoft 47.98% 59.70% 11.72%
Norman 55.42% 58.60% 3.18%
PCTools 50.49% 50.50% 0.02%
QuickHeal 56.12% 56.57% 0.45%
Sophos 19.78% 20.58% 0.80%
Sunbelt 82.58% 90.38% 7.80%
Symantec 68.60% 89.30% 20.70%
TrendMicro 64.88% 64.88% 0.00%
Vexira 16.07% 21.04% 4.97%
VirusBlokAda 76.70% 80.08% 3.38%
VirusBuster 26.11% 28.17% 2.07%