SOURCE: BitDefender


October 13, 2009 09:03 ET

BitDefender Security for File Servers Receives VB100% Certification From Virus Bulletin

Excellent Scores Achieved in October's 2009 Microsoft Server 2008 Test

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA--(Marketwire - October 13, 2009) - BitDefender® today announced that BitDefender Security for File Servers was awarded VB100% certification from Virus Bulletin for its ability to detect 100% of viruses on the WildList with no false positives. The outstanding level of malicious program detection without any false positives has brought BitDefender Security for File Servers another well-earned VB100 award which further proves the depth and accuracy of our antivirus technology, while at the same time ensuring customer peace of mind. The October 2009 Virus Bulletin comparative review assessed products from multiple security vendors specifically for the Microsoft Server 2008 platform.

Virus Bulletin provides PC users with a regular source of intelligence about computer viruses, in addition to the prevention, detection, and the removal of malicious software following an attack. Virus Bulletin offers impartial advice on the many aspects of antivirus security to their readers, while conducting independent comparative testing of the market leading anti-virus technology and solutions. The testing methodology includes virus, spyware and rootkit detection rates, as well as the scanning speed of file sets that are known to be clean.

In order to display the VB100 logo, an antivirus product must have demonstrated to meet or exceed Virus Bulletin's stringent testing standards in the product's default state, including:

--  The detection of all "in the wild" viruses currently spreading
    throughout the world's diverse user population
--  Maintains detection rates using both on-demand and on-access scanning
--  Generates no "false positives" when scanning a set of clean files

"BitDefender is dedicated to providing clients with superior protection from viruses, spyware and rootkits, while lowering the burden of administrating a server software solution," said Bogdan Dumitru, BitDefender's chief technology officer. "Receiving VB100% certification from Virus Bulletin for BitDefender Security for File Servers further proves our dedication to fulfilling that promise."

BitDefender Security for File Servers is a data security solution specially dedicated to Windows-based servers. Easy to install, configure and manage, BitDefender offers world-class protection from viruses, spyware and root kits without significantly impacting the performance of the server.

The complete text of the review is available in the October edition of Virus Bulletin or on the website.

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About BitDefender®

BitDefender is the creator of one of the industry's fastest and most effective lines of internationally certified security software. Since its inception in 2001, BitDefender has continued to raise the bar and set new standards in proactive threat prevention, emerging as the industry's anti-malware innovator. Every day, BitDefender protects tens of millions of home and corporate users across the globe -- giving them the peace of mind of knowing that their digital experiences will be secure. BitDefender solutions are distributed by a global network of value-added distribution and reseller partners in more than 100 countries worldwide. More information about BitDefender and its products are available at the company's security solutions press room. Additionally, BitDefender's provides background and the latest updates on security threats helping users stay informed in the everyday battle against malware.