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On Windows 7 (or Vista) I use

  unlimited administrator's account (58.11%)

  limited administrator's account (16.5%)

  common user's account (13.65%)

  nothing (I do not use Win 7/Vista) (14.02%)

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Proactive Security Challenge

Testing levels





Proactive Security Challenge has been replaced with Proactive Security Challenge 64!



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Level 1

The product has to score at least 50% in the tests on this level to pass it.


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Tests


Autorun1
Test type: Autorun test
Scoring: Failure – 0%; Success – 100%.
Description: Autorun1 checks whether a malicious software can ensure its code to be persistent in the system by installing itself into the system registry so that Windows Explorer runs the malware every time the user logs in.

Autorun3
Test type: Autorun test
Scoring: Failure – 0%; Success – 100%.
Description: Autorun3 checks whether a malicious software can ensure its code to be persistent in the system by installing itself into the system registry so that Windows Explorer runs the malware every time the current user logs in.

Breakout2
Test type: Leak-test
Scoring: Failure – 0%; Success – 100%.
Description: Breakout2 checks whether it is possible to bypass the tested product using Active Desktop COM interface.

Coat
Test type: Leak-test
Scoring: Failure – 0%; Success – 100%.
Description: Coat checks whether the tested product identifies the trusted processes properly.

ECHOtest
Test type: Leak-test
Scoring: Failure – 0%; Success – 100%.
Description: ECHOtest finds out whether the tested product filters ICMP traffic.

FileDel2
Test type: Self-defense test
Scoring: At least one of the tested product's processes or components is not loaded, is damaged, is limited to do its job, or does not work properly after the reboot – 0%; Success – 100%.
Description: FileDel2 checks whether the tested product protects its files and directories against malicious deletion using a special system call.

Kill1
Test type: Self-defense test
Scoring: At least one of the target processes or threads was terminated – 0%; Success – 100%.
Description: Kill1 tests whether the tested product protects its processes against termination. If it fails this test, it is likely that it does not implement self-defense mechanisms at all.

Kill2
Test type: Self-defense test
Scoring: At least one of the target processes or threads was terminated – 0%; Success – 100%.
Description: Kill2 tests whether the tested product protects threads of its processes against termination.

Leaktest
Test type: Leak-test
Scoring: Failure – 0%; Success – 100%.
Description: Leaktest finds out whether the tested product filters outbound TCP traffic.

Tooleaky
Test type: Leak-test
Scoring: Failure – 0%; Success – 100%.
Description: Tooleaky checks whether the tested product controls Internet Explorer launching.

Wallbreaker1
Test type: Leak-test
Scoring: Failure – 0%; Success – 100%.
Description: Wallbreaker1 checks whether the tested product controls Windows Explorer launching.

Yalta
Test type: Leak-test
Scoring: Failure – 0%; Success – 100%.
Description: Yalta checks whether the tested product filters outbound UDP traffic.


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Result table

In the following table 100 represents the 100% result and 0 represents the 0% result. Other values are displayed as rounded whole numbers. The last two columns summarize the product's score on this level and whether it passed this level or not.


 
Product I. Breakout2 I. FileDel2 I. Leaktest I. Yalta ScoreResult
II. Autorun3 II. ECHOtest II. Kill2 II. Wallbreaker1
III. Autorun1 III. Coat III. Kill1 III. Tooleaky
III. II. I. III. II. I. III. II. I. III. II. I.
avast! IS 100 100 0 100 0 100 100 100 100 0 0 0 58%PASSED
AVG IS 0 0 0 100 100 0 0 0 100 0 0 100 33%FAILED
Avira Premium 0 0 0 100 0 100 0 0 100 0 0 100 33%FAILED
BitDefender IS 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100%PASSED
CA ISS 2011 100 100 0 100 0 0 0 0 100 100 100 0 50%PASSED
CIS 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100%PASSED
Dr.Web 0 0 0 100 100 100 100 100 100 0 0 100 58%PASSED
ESET SS 0 0 0 100 100 100 100 100 100 0 0 100 58%PASSED
FortKnox 0 0 100 100 100 0 0 0 100 100 100 100 58%PASSED
F-Secure IS 100 100 0 100 100 0 100 100 100 0 0 0 58%PASSED
G Data IS 0 0 0 100 0 0 0 0 100 0 0 100 25%FAILED
Jetico v2 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100%PASSED
KIS 2012 100 100 0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 92%PASSED
Look 'n' Stop 0 0 0 100 100 0 0 0 100 0 0 100 33%FAILED
Malware Defender 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100%PASSED
McAfee IS 0 0 0 100 0 0 0 0 100 0 0 100 25%FAILED
NIS 2012 0 0 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 83%PASSED
OSSS 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100%PASSED
Outpost SS Free 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100%PASSED
Outpost SS Pro 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100%PASSED
Panda IS 0 0 0 100 0 0 0 0 100 0 0 100 25%FAILED
PC Tools IS 100 100 100 100 100 0 100 100 100 100 100 100 92%PASSED
Privatefirewall 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100%PASSED
Rising IS 100 100 0 100 100 100 0 0 100 100 100 100 75%PASSED
Sunbelt PF 0 0 0 100 0 0 0 0 100 100 100 0 33%FAILED
Trend Micro IS Pro 100 100 0 100 0 0 0 0 100 100 100 100 58%PASSED
TrustPort IS 0 0 0 100 0 0 0 0 100 0 0 100 25%FAILED
ZoneAlarm ES 100 100 100 100 100 0 100 100 100 0 100 100 83%PASSED
ZoneAlarm Free 0 0 0 100 100 0 100 100 100 0 0 100 50%PASSED

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Levels