Revealed: The anti-virus vendor cheating in independent 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.

Testers join forces to investigate cheating anti-virus products

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.

Anti-virus product caught cheating by independent testing agency

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.