SOURCE: AhnLab, Inc.

AhnLab, Inc.

January 02, 2013 05:15 ET

AhnLab V3 Mobile Records High AV-TEST Scores

V3 Mobile Achieves Nearly 97 Percent Rate for Android Malware Detection With no False Positives; Recorded 0.24 Percent in CPU Usage Test

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA and SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 2, 2013) - AhnLab, a leading provider of information security products and services for consumers and enterprise business environments, today announced that its V3 Mobile achieved a top tier ranking in an Internal Mobile Security Test for Android from AV-TEST, the independent testing organization.

At this closed test, which took place in November, AV-TEST examined more than 20 mobile security products. AhnLab V3 Mobile was submitted for testing on Android and achieved a 96.62 percent detection rate for Android malware without a single false positive. In the performance impact test which measured the total average CPU usage, AhnLab V3 Mobile was the only security app which scored less than one percent (0.24 percent) out of the products tested.

"AhnLab V3 Mobile scored much higher in our malware blocking tests than the majority of other reviewed Android Security Apps without generating a single false positive," said Andreas Marx, CEO, AV-TEST. "We were impressed by the V3 Mobile's anti-theft features and call/message filters as well. And there was no measurable performance impact."

"We are pleased that the V3 Mobile scored such a high ranking in tests conducted by a prestigious organization such as AV-TEST," said Philip Kim, CEO, AhnLab. "With these results, AhnLab's proven solution for Android is one users can count on especially as security threats for mobile devices grow more serious and tangible."

V3 Mobile is comprehensive mobile security software designed to protect android based devices. It allows users to make the most of your mobile device while providing protection from a growing range of threats. It secures a user's personal data, blocks network attacks, protects users from harmful applications, and even helps recover a user's mobile device if it is lost or stolen. A number of mobile device makers in South Korea have standardized on AhnLab V3 Mobile for mobile security protection.

About AhnLab

Headquartered in South Korea and with US HQ in San Francisco, AhnLab Inc., (KOSDAQ: 053800), develops industry-leading security solutions and provides professional services that are designed to secure and protect critical business and personal information. As a leading innovator in the information security arena for more than 20 years, AhnLab' s cutting edge products and services fulfill the stringent security requirements of both enterprises and individual users.

AhnLab' s products and services include anti-virus solutions, network, mobile and online game security, security management and consulting services. Today, AhnLab boasts a network of sales and research operations in more than 20 countries worldwide.

For more information on AhnLab, go to www.ahnlab.com or +1-866 666-3080.

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