AV-Comparatives: “ESET Mobile Security contains the most modern security components for smartphones”

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ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, has scored an excellent review for its Android-based product in the latest Mobile Security Review by an independent testing authority AV-Comparatives. ESET Mobile Security for Android has scored high marks in all major categories,  excelling in low battery usage, placed as one of the top products in Android malware detection capablities and  being among the top solutions when it comes to detecting the most adware families.

AV-Comparatives analyzed the key functionalities of the feature-rich product, namely Antivirus, Antispam, Anti-Theft, SIM-matching, Remote Wipe and Remote Lock. The testing authority commended ESET for flawless installation of the product and “a variety of setting options for Antivirus protection compared to other products.” Most importantly, it found that “this product was one of few that made data recovery after a remote wipe completely impossible” given that ESET Mobile Security overwrites the entire memory. “ESET Mobile currently contains the most modern security components for  smartphones,“concludes AV-Comparatives in the report.

“A dedicated team of ESET Mobile Security developers makes every effort to make the most advanced solution to protect our customers on-the-go. We are proud that an authority such as AV-Comparatives is recognizing our talent and technology,”
says ESET Product Manager for Mobile Security Miroslav Majtáz.

In the coming weeks, ESET is planning to release ESET Endpoint Security for Android – a mobile security solution for business customers with remote administration capabilities.

About ESET

ESET, the pioneer of proactive protection and the maker of the award-winning NOD32 technology which is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2012, is a global provider of security solutions for businesses and consumers. The Company continues to lead the industry in proactive threat detection. ESET NOD32 Antivirus holds the world record for the 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. ESET has been selected as one of the most innovative companies in Europe for the 2011 HSBC European Business Awards and holds number of accolades from AV-Comparatives, AV Test and other organizations. ESET NOD32 Antivirus, ESET Smart Security and ESET Cyber Security (solution for Mac) 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 Sao Paulo (Brazil) and Prague (Czech Republic). 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 180 countries.