AV-Test Laboratory published the results of testing the level of protection and ease of use 25 mobile antivirus software on Android 5.1.1 platform (6846 malware samples), held in March 2016.
During March 2016 AV-Test Laboratory evaluated 25 mobile security products for Android using their default settings.
As always, AV-Test used the most current version of all products for the testing and focused on malware detection and usability, including performance and false positives. They were allowed to update themselves at any time and query their in-the-cloud services. Products had to demonstrate their capabilities using all components and protection layers.
The best Android malware protection – March 2016
BEST ANDROID SECURITY 2015 AWARD
After 6 tests per product in 2015, it has now been determined which apps best protect mobile devices with an Android system. The AV-TEST BEST ANDROID SECURITY PRODUCT 2015 AWARD goes to Bitdefender Mobile Security for best overall performance throughout all test categories. The second award, BEST PROTECTION, for the best annual performance in the single category of protection goes to Sophos Mobile Security.