SYDNEY - Sophos, the world leader in network-based anti-virus
solutions, has announced that Sophos Anti-Virus for DOS has been
awarded the Virus Bulletin 100% Award in the February 2000 edition
of Virus Bulletin.
Virus Bulletin tested 13 different anti-virus products for their
detection rates, lack of false alarms, and speed of scanning.
Sophos not only detected all the in the wild virus samples it was
tested against, but also came out with a perfect score in the false
"We're delighted to have further independent verification of the
quality of Sophos's anti-virus products," Graham Cluley, senior
technology consultant for Sophos, says. "This award, combined with
our successes recently in PC Magazine and Secure Computing, has
been a terrific start to 2000."
About the Virus Bulletin 100% award
The Virus Bulletin 100% awards recognise those products best
able to detect viruses known to be 'in the wild'. Unlike some other
similar-sounding schemes, Virus Bulletin uses the most up-to-date
WildList in its tests.
This means that products that are 'up with the game' are the
ones most likely to be granted VB 100% awards.