Microsoft Security Essentials has done it again. For the second time since its inception, the free antivirus software from Microsoft finds itself without German security and antivirus research outfit AV-TEST’s seal of approval, having failed in the latest of the firm’s bimonthly certification tests.
Have you ever seen a Panda gloat, one that wasn't played by Jack Black? You have now. Panda Security today announced to the world that its Panda Internet Security 2011 software has been certified by AV-Test.org in its Q1 2011 Product Review and Certification Report. This kung-fu Panda of a different sort put the hurt on malware, detecting 100 percent of samples in AV-Test.org's malware batch, as well as those from its 'in the Wild' list, Panda Security says.