November 9, 2011 | San Diego, CA | Press Releases

ESET Receives 70th VB100 Award

ESET today announced that it has been awarded the prestigious "VB100" award from Virus Bulletin, the UK's independent testing antivirus authority.  The latest award is ESET's 70th, adding to its long track record of great results in this test. ESET NOD32 Antivirus holds the world record for VB100 Award wins among all security solution vendors.

Virus Bulletin praised ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 in its official evaluation stating "still maintaining an epic streak of passes. The interface remains attractive and pleasant to use, with good clarity in the main areas and a great level of fine-tuning under the covers. Operation was smooth and stable throughout testing, with no surprises or issues to report."

"We are proud that the ESET NOD32 antivirus technology has earned more consecutive Virus Bulletin VB100 awards than any other antivirus solution," said Jan Vrabec, security technology analyst for ESET. "Thanks to our talented team of developers and malware researchers, ESET NOD32 has never missed an "In-the-Wild" worm or virus since Virus Bulletin started testing back in May 1998."

ESET released the new fifth generation of its flagship products ESET Smart Security 5 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5 in September.

About ESET

ESET is on the forefront of security innovation, delivering trusted protection to make the Internet safer for businesses and consumers. IDC has recognized ESET as a top five corporate anti-malware vendor and one of the fastest growing companies in its category. Trusted by millions of users worldwide, ESET is one of the most recommended security solutions in the world. ESET NOD32 Antivirus consistently achieves the highest accolades in all types of comparative testing, and powers the virus and spyware detection in ESET Smart Security and ESET Cybersecurity for Mac. Sold in more than 180 countries, ESET's global headquarters is in Bratislava, Slovakia, with distribution headquarters for North America located in San Diego, California. ESET also has offices in Buenos Aires, Prague, Krakow and Singapore and is represented by an extensive global partner network. For more information, visit http://www.eset.com/ or call +1 (619) 876-5400.

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 and because no entry fee and repeat testing is allowed. VB also organizes an annual VB Conference for antivirus professionals that is highly respected in the antivirus community.