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November 27, 2020

Android Efficacy Assessment – Q3 2020

  • 10 AV engines tested
  • 156 in-the-wild samples
  • 5 simulators
  • 3 real-life scenarios
  • Operating System: Android 8.0
360 Protection Testing, Endpoint Protection Testing, Smartphone Security Testing
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September 15, 2020

360 Assessment & Certification – Q2 2020

  • 11 Security Applications tested
  • 360 In-The-Wild malware samples used
  • Live Botnet test
  • Financial Simulator attack
  • Real World scenario with no user-initiated threat neutralisation
  • Exploit/Fileless, PUA, False positive, Performance assessments
  • Operating System: Windows 10 x64
  • Browser: Chrome and Firefox
360 Protection Testing, Endpoint Protection Testing, Online Banking Testing
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August 26, 2020

Android Efficacy Assessment – Q2 2020

  • 11 AV engines tested
  • 132 in-the-wild samples
  • 5 simulators
  • 3 real-life scenarios
  • Operating System: Android 8.0
360 Protection Testing, Endpoint Protection Testing, Smartphone Security Testing
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May 20, 2020

360 Assessment & Certification – Q1 2020

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

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