AV-TEST, an independent organization that evaluates anti-virus software, made a rating of the best antiviruses for Windows 10. Microsoft Defender firmware was highly appreciated. It is recognized as the best for the second consecutive year.
AV-TEST evaluates antivirus software according to three criteria: performance, protection level and usability. Microsoft Defender received excellent marks in all three categories and was included in the top. For the study, by the way, AV-TEST used samples of software in the period from July to August 2020.
The built-in Windows 10 antivirus is not the only one who earned the highest score. Kaspersky, F-Secure, Avira, AhnLab, G Data and McAfee were mentioned together with it.
In the table below you can see the antiviruses that have earned less points.