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October 2, 2019

Comparative assessment of Cloud Backup products on backup time

This comparative test report is designed to serve as a reflection of product backup time levels because cloud backup products should be fast and usable. This assessment measured the backup time of four cloud backup products.
Cloud Backup Testing
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August 20, 2019

Android Efficacy Assessment – Q2 2019

  • 11 AV applications tested
  • 173 in-the-wild samples
  • 5 simulators
  • 3 real-life scenarios
  • Operating system: Android 6.0
360 Protection Testing, Endpoint Protection Testing, Smartphone Security Testing
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August 20, 2019

360 Assessment & Certification – Q2 2019

  • 12 applications tested
  • 398 In-the-Wild malware samples used
  • Operating System: Windows 10 x64 / Windows 7 x64
  • Browser: Chrome
  • Real World scenario with no user initiated threat neutralization
  • Exploit/Fileless, PUA, False positive, Performance tests
360 Protection Testing, Endpoint Protection Testing
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August 15, 2019

Online Banking Certification – Q2 2019

  • 11 Applications Tested
  • 17 In-the-Wild Financial malware samples
  • 1 Live Botnet
  • 1 Simulated Attack
  • Operating System: Windows 10 x64, Windows 7 x64
  • Browser: IE, Chrome, Firefox
Endpoint Protection Testing, Online Banking Testing
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Latest Research

On Android Philosophy and its Effects on Malware

June 25, 2018  |  Endpoint Protection Testing, Smartphone Security Testing

Android AV vs. Third-Party App Stores

November 10, 2017  |  Endpoint Protection Testing, Smartphone Security Testing

Encrypted exploit delivery – #IRONSQUIRREL

September 21, 2017  |  Endpoint Protection Testing, Exploit Protection Testing

Case Study: Webroot

Webroot has worked with MRG Effitas over the past several years due to their unique capacity to test efficacy functionality that goes beyond simply blocking a threat. While Effitas does understand that prevention is important, they were the first to introduce testing that looked at detection of specific malicious behaviors by using malware simulation tools to replicate what behaviors were being encountered in the wild.

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Online Banking/Browser Security Award Winners 2018/19

October 28, 2019  |  Certification Awards, Effitas News

We are delighted to announce that the recipients of the MRG Effitas Online Banking/Browser Security Award 2018/19 are Kaspersky (Kaspersky Internet Security), ESET (ESET Internet Security), Bitdefender (Bitdefender Internet Security) …

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MRG-Effitas @ BSides London 2019

September 10, 2019  |   Effitas News

Effitas at BSides Budapest

April 4, 2019  |   Effitas News