Would you believe an anti-virus vendor doesn’t care if it doesn’t find some malware, just so long as it can look better in independent speed tests?
As one anti-virus vendor is named for cheating in independent detection tests, another is said to be in the spotlight for deliberately manipulating performance tests – and potentially introducing a security risk.
Nobody likes a cheat.
And the anti-virus testing industry seems determined to get to the bottom of products which have been attempting to “nobble” tests.
AV-Comparatives, one of the world’s leading independent testers of anti-virus products, says that it has uncovered that at least one product isn’t playing by the rules.