Mumbai, July 01, 2013: eScan, one of the leading Anti-Virus and Content Security Solution providers has won AV-Test Certification for malware protection in Android mobile security. The product has been consecutively standing tall on its merits and has again proven to be a certified security solution for mobile devices. eScan has achieved the certification this time around on the basis of demonstrating their capabilities using all components and protection layers. The malware detection was conducted on the factors pertaining to usability, performance and false positives.
eScan security solution for Android comes with a unique Anti-Theft feature which allows the user to Locate, Lock or Wipe the device when it is lost or stolen. The security solution further enables to filter messages and mails for unwanted content to ensure safety from malicious content. The solution outperformed competing products by not impacting battery life, not slowing down the device during normal usage and by not consuming internet bandwidth. Moreover, it stood out in terms of features that include Backup to SD-card, Call and SMS blocking, Web Security and Parental Control.
According to Mr. Govind Rammurthy, MD & CEO eScan, “At eScan the main criterion is protection and usability to endow the end users. Our Android security solution performs and works without slowing down. We are honored to win this certification from such a technically reputed authority and feel the gratitude in our commitment to create solutions that showcases effectiveness against zero-day malware attacks. The security solution also executes and detects malware growing within the virtual world.”
Speaking on eScan’s performance in the test, Mr. Andreas Marx, CEO AV-TEST, said, “It is important that an application to score fairly on usability, as it provides the user flexibility to use the device without its performance getting affected. eScan Security for Android scored a full 6.0/6.0 points for impact of the security software on the usability of the device. We congratulate eScan for receiving an AV-TEST Certification for their Android security App.”