Panda Cloud Antivirus Achieves Advanced+ Rating in its First AV-Comparatives Test

Free Panda Cloud Antivirus outguns other free antivirus Avast or AVG, and Full-Price solutions like Symantec, Kaspersky, Trend Micro, ESET, McAfee and others.
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Sept. 30, 2011 - PRLog -- Bracknell, September 30th, 2011:

Panda Cloud Antivirus (, the first cloud-based antivirus, has achieved the Advanced+ rating in the latest on-demand malware detection testing carried out by the independent review lab ( This is the first time that Panda Cloud Antivirus participates in the AV-Comparatives tests and the results could not have been better.

The test, which compared 20 free and paid antivirus programs, showcased the high detection capabilities of Panda Security’s product. Version 1.5.1 of Panda Cloud Antivirus successfully detected 99.3 percent of the more than 200,000 samples used by AV-Comparatives. The results of the tests reinforce the powerful protection capabilities of Panda Cloud Antivirus.

The AV-Comparatives tests also included a false positive detection report. Panda incorrectly detected only one clean file as malware, whereas other free antivirus solutions like Avast or Avira had 10 or more false positives, and AVG and Symantec reported 51 and 57 false positives respectively. You can read the full report at

This recognition follows the two Advanced+ certifications recently achieved by Panda Internet Security in the Whole Product “Real-World” Dynamic and Performance tests. More information at

Panda Cloud Antivirus 1.5.1, launched last June, includes performance improvements as well as new features suggested by the product’s user community. Since its initial release in 2009, millions of users around the world have benefitted from award-winning free antivirus protection and minimal resource consumption that Panda Cloud Antivirus provides via its Collective Intelligence technology. The charter of this solution is to provide maximum PC protection with minimum impact on PC performance.  

More information about Panda Cloud Antivirus is available at

The entire Panda Security range has award-winning credentials - including: "AV-Test - Certified", "Softpedia - 5 stars", "PC Magazine (RU) - Best Software 2010", "Network Computing - Software Product of the Year 2011" and more, see our recent awards here -

About Panda Security
Founded in 1990, Panda Security is the world’s leading provider of cloud-based security solutions, with products available in more than 23 languages and millions of users located in 195 countries around the World. Panda Security was the first IT security company to harness the power of cloud computing with its Collective Intelligence technology. This innovative security model can automatically analyze and classify thousands of new malware samples every day, guaranteeing corporate customers and home users the most effective protection against Internet threats with minimum impact on system performance. Panda Security has 61 offices throughout the globe with US headquarters in Florida and European headquarters in Spain.
Panda Security collaborates with Special Olympics, WWF and Invest for Children as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility policy.
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