Virus Bulletin Spam Award

BitDefender security software in the Linux comparison test: 99,55% spam without false positive Holzwickede, 07 July 2010 regular magazine undergoes virus bulletin (VB) multiple email security solutions a comprehensive stress test. It is mainly the testers to find out how reliable the individual products detect spam and identify legal how frequently emails incorrectly considered to be dangerous (false positive). The software security for mail server virus protection expert BitDefender ( received the VB spam award, 99,55% of more than 173,000 mails she rightly recognized as spam in the comparison test. None of the 2,502 legitimate mails (ham) mistakenly classified the software as a threat. The trial took 18 days. 23 anti spam programs have been tested in this period.

To the VB experts sent a mix of ham and spam to several test addresses. Also received the messages in different languages. A SuSE Linux Enterprise was used as a research platform Server 11 high weighting of the false positive rate just the problem of false positive opinion from VB General underestimates. Because in contrast to spam not detected the legitimate mails identified incorrectly as dangerous remain mostly unrecognized and forever disappeared. Therefore the VB Tester when assessing the security place a particular emphasis on the detection of false positive. Already in the last test of convinced BitDefenders security for mail servers with a high spam and only three false alarms.

In the current test, not one was blocked by 2,502 legal mail. Security for mail server works on the basis of a novel anti-virus, anti-spam and anti-phishing technology and combined content and attachment filtering. Since version 3.0.2, the solution uses the filter technology Livequeryr, which checks incoming messages multiple threats. You scans new mail first locally with a proactive anti-spam solution and creates an encrypted thumbprint of the mail in the connection. Should the BitDefender databases recognize this and the mail therefore classified as spam, the solution immediately causes a block command to the client application. More information about the BitDefender anti virus programs under solutions /. About BitDefender BitDefender is software developer, one of the industry’s fastest and most efficient product lines internationally certified security software. Since the founding of the company in 2001, BitDefender has set new standards in the field of proactive protection against threats from the Internet. Every day, BitDefender protects tens of millions of private and business customers around the world and gives them the good feeling that your digital life is safe. BitDefender sells its security solutions in more than 100 countries through a global VAD and reseller network. More detailed information about BitDefender and BitDefender products are available in the press centre online. In addition, BitDefender provides background information and current in English at News in the daily fight against threats from the Internet. Press contact: BitDefender GmbH Robert-Bosch-str. 2 D-59439 Holzwickede contact person: Hans-Peter Lange PR Manager Tel.: + 49 (0) 2301 9184-330 fax: + 49 (0) 2301 9184-499 email: PR Agency: Sprengel & Partner GmbH nesting first race 3 D-56472 Nisterau contact: Fabian Sprengel Tel.: + 49 (0) 2661 91260-0 E-Mail: