Announcement of 27. March 2015

Stiftung Warentest: G DATA Internet Security test winner again

Security solution offers consumers the best protection against malware and cyber attacks.

G DATA Internet Security has been awarded first place in the comparison test run by renowned consumer organisation Stiftung Warentest, confirming last year’s exceptional performance. G DATA Internet Security was the only solution in the test to offer "very good" protection against malware and online attacks. Its antivirus functionality beat the competition for the eighth time in a row. Additional pluses: the regular virus signature updates, the hard disk scan with a very high rate of success, and good protection when surfing and when accessing USB storage devices.

G DATA Internet Security is the only recipient of the "very good" rating in the test.

Stiftung Warentest test verdict

Details about the test process

  • Security software tested: 17 security solutions, including G DATA Internet Security
  • Carried out by Stiftung Warentest – and published in 'test' magazine, issue 04/2015



  1. G DATA Internet Security
  2. Avira Internet Security 2015
  3. BullGuard Internet Security 2015
  4. AVG Internet Security 2015
  5. Eset Smart Security 8
  6. F-Secure Safe Internet Security 2015
  7. Avira Free Antivirus 2015
  8. AVG Antivirus Free 2015
  9. Kaspersky Internet Security 2015
  10. Avast! Free Antivirus 2015
  11. Norteon Security 2015
  12. Bitdefender Internet Security 2015
  13. McAfee Internet Security 2015
  14. Avast Internet Security 2015
  15. Trend Micro Internet Security 2015
  16. Microsoft Defender
  17. Panda Internet Security


Best protection: G DATA Internet Security

G DATA Internet Security reliably provides protection for PCs and personal data – with the best protection against viruses and Trojans plus a powerful firewall. It means that Internet users have the best protection against every danger – whether they are writing emails, carrying out online banking transactions or surfing.


Top features at a glance

  • Best protection against viruses and other malware
  • Instant protection for emails, also with SSL encryption
  • Exploit protection blocks malware that takes advantage of vulnerabilities in your software
  • Keylogger protection: automated, signature-independent real-time protection
  • Firewall protects against hacking
  • BankGuard technology for secure online banking
  • AntiSpam against advertisement and phishing emails
  • Free customer support 24/7/365

We are delighted with the clear victory scored in the reputed test from Stiftung Warentest. We regard the excellent result as confirmation of the quality of our security solutions and, at the same time, as an incentive to continue developing the best security technology, enabling consumers to use the possibilities of the Internet as they want.

Walter Schumann, board member of G DATA Software AG


Announcement of 27. March 2015

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