|Avast! FREE Antivirus gets ADVANCED+ award on AV Comparative Test October 2012|
I already used both of the antivirus and the difference between the two are Price and Performance. Avast! is FREE while Kaspersky is a paid antivirus software for your security protection against online threats such as viruses, malware's, spywares, phishing and spams.
Both Avast! FREE and Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2013 gets Advanced+, the highest award from the latest AV-Comparative test of 20 anti-virus solutions after scanning 240,859 malicious variants.
AV Comparative Test Results
The test includes detection's of sample variants and False positive/alarm test. Avast! FREE detected 98.6% while Kaspersky anti-virus at higher 99.2%. They have 0.6% detection rates difference which accounts for 1445 malicious sample variants.
False alarm test (lower is better) evaluates the quality of file detection capabilities of anti-virus software and results for Avast! FREE is 11 and 5 for Kaspersky which is much lower. Overall results included both Avast! FREE Antivirus 7.0.1466 and Kaspersky Antivirus 22.214.171.12490 on the Advanced+ rating of AV-Comparatives in terms of detection and false positives.
To protect your files from malware attacks and your identity against cyber criminals, you can Download Avast! Antivirus for FREE and Kaspersky 2013 FREE trial for 1 month
|AV Comparative Test Results based from Detection's and False Alarms|
Avast! FREE Antivirus for PC System Requirements
OS: Windows 2000 SP4, XP, Vista, Windows 7
Processor: Pentium 3 and above
RAM: 128 MB
Disk Space: 200MB
Download: Avast! FREE Antivirus
Kaspersky Antivirus 2013 PC System Requirements
Price: FREE Trial 1 month/ $59.95 for 1 year
OS: Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and 8
Processor: Processor 800 MHz and above
RAM: 512 MB
Disk Space: 480MB
Download: Kaspersky Antivirus 2013 for FREE Trial
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