July 10, 2013 | Bratislava

ESET Has Received Its 80th VB100 Award and Celebrates a Record of 10 Years Consecutive VB100 Awards

ESET, a global pioneer in proactive protection for over 25-years, is celebrating an AV industry record - 10 years of consecutive VB100 awards, as well as its record breaking already 80th VB100 Award from Virus Bulletin, a well-known independent security software testing organization. In both cases, ESET’s NOD32® technology has received more VB100 awards than any other AV software vendor on the market.

Virus Bulletin

”ESET has been a part of VB’s comparative tests since the very beginning, way back in the late nineties, and their products continue to put in excellent performances time after time. We congratulate the team at ESET on reaching the very impressive milestone of 80 VB100 awards, with a unique run of success over the last ten full years, not failing or even missing a single test in all that time,”
says John Hawes, Technical Consultant and Test Team Director at Virus Bulletin.


Passing the „VB100“ certification reflects overall capabilities of both - the tested AV product and the Research and Development Team - in detecting all the so-called „In-the-Wild“ malware and having zero false positives.

„Not having a single failure for ten years simply shows the high standard and reliability of ESET software,“ says ESET Chief Research Officer Juraj Malcho.


June 2013 Virus Bulletin Report on Windows Server 2012 confirms ESET has achieved impressive results in all categories: “The interface is similar to that of the vendor’s usual consumer offerings: slick and stylish with an excellent level of configuration available.” The Report adds: “Detection was splendid, with good scores everywhere, and no problems in the WildList or clean sets.”


“At ESET, our basic goal has always been to protect the users and their data, while having minimum impact on system performance. ESET products are currently being used and recommended by million users around the world and this VB100 Award is further proof that they can feel safe online and enjoy cyberspace without worries,”
says Richard Marko, ESET Chief Executive Officer.




About ESET

ESET®, the pioneer of proactive protection and the maker of the award-winning NOD32® technology, is a global provider of security solutions for businesses and consumers. For over 25 years, the Company continues to lead the industry in proactive threat detection. By obtaining the 80th VB100 award in June 2013, ESET NOD32® Antivirus holds the record number of Virus Bulletin "VB100” Awards, and has never missed a single “In-the-Wild” worm or virus since the inception of testing in 1998. In addition, ESET’s NOD32® technology holds the longest consecutive string of the VB100 awards of any other AV vendor. ESET has received a number of accolades from AV-Comparatives, AV-TEST and other organizations. ESET NOD32® Antivirus, ESET Smart Security®, ESET Cyber Security® (solution for Mac), ESET® Mobile Security and IT Security for Business are trusted by millions of global users and are among the most recommended security solutions in the world.

The Company has global headquarters in Bratislava (Slovakia), with regional distribution centers in San Diego (U.S.), Buenos Aires (Argentina), and Singapore; with offices in Jena (Germany), Prague (Czech Republic) and Sao Paulo (Brazil). ESET® has malware research centers in Bratislava, San Diego, Buenos Aires, Singapore, Prague, Košice (Slovakia), Krakow (Poland), Montreal (Canada), Moscow (Russia) and an extensive partner network for more than 180 countries.


About Virus Bulletin

Virus Bulletin was launched in 1989 as a specialized magazine intended for PC users, focusing specifically on PC viruses, their detection and prevention. Virus Bulletin carries out independent comparative testing of antivirus products. The VB Award is highly esteemed in the antivirus industry due to its rigorous testing methods, because there is no entry fee and repeat testing is not allowed. VB also organizes an annual VB Conference for antivirus professionals that is highly respected in the antivirus community.