Only 5 vendors, including ESET, have met the detection and cleaning criteria for Windows 7

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ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon Business, announced that it has certified 5 vendors in detection and cleaning following its first round of of security software designed for the MS Windows 7. ICSA Labs found that ESET products comply with its requirements for how well a products detects malware.

To achieve the ICSA Labs Anti-Virus Certification, products must meet all criteria for detection of malware in PCs and servers. Product must demonstrate it has the capability to detect, identify and prevent self-replicating malware while reporting no false positives. The products also must be able to log the results of malware-detection attempts.

Together with ESET, Microsoft, Norman, PC Tools and Webroot have met the testing requirements. More information about the tests results available here:

ESET has submitted ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 64-bit version for the testing. The core of the engine is also used in ESET Smart Security 4 as well as 32-bit version of both products.

About ICSA

Labs ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon Business, offers vendor-neutral testing and certification of security products. Many of the world's top security vendors submit their products for testing and certification at ICSA Labs. Businesses rely on ICSA Labs to authoritatively set and apply objective testing and certification criteria for measuring product compliance and reliability. For more information about ICSA Labs, please visit:

About ESET

Founded in 1992, ESET is a global provider of security solutions for enterprises and consumers. ESET is a market leader in proactive detection of malware. Thanks to its ThreatSense.Net® technology, it is able to collect data on a volunteer basis from users all around the world, allowing it to react flexibly to emerging threats. ESET has offices in Bratislava, SK; Buenos Aires, AR; San Diego, USA; and has an extensive partner network in 160 countries. In 2008, ESET has opened a new research center in Krakow, Poland. ESET was named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the region of Europe, Middle East and Africa.