- Mar 16, 2019
Read the full report here:“Advanced persistent threat” is a term commonly used to describe a targeted cyber-attack that employs a complex set of methods and techniques to penetrate information system(s). Different aims of such attacks could be stealing/substituting/damaging confidential information, or establishing sabotage capabilities, the last of which could lead to financial and reputational damage of the targeted organisations. Such attacks are very purposeful, and usually involve highly specialised tools. The tools employed include heavily obfuscated malicious code, the malicious use of benign system tools, and non-file-based malicious code.
Tested ProductsThe following vendors participated in the Advanced Threat Protection Test. These are the vendors who were confident enough in the protection capabilities of their products against targeted attacks to take part in this public test. All other vendors in the Consumer Main-Test Series opted out of the test.
All consumer products were tested with default settings.
AV-Comparatives' Advanced Threat Protection Test 2022 for Consumer security products released, testing the protection against advanced attacks