Best Antivirus - Awards


Looking for the best antivirus solutions? As you’ll see below, ESET has won numerous prestigious awards. From Overall Performance to Editor’s Choice awards to Software of the Year, our products have gained international recognition. We are dedicated to developing high-performing security solutions for home users and corporate customers and to providing you with the best antivirus solutions.

Best Android Mobile Security

ESET Mobile Security for Android achieved a score of 100% in malware detection, 6.0/6.0 in both Protection and Usability. With no false positives, no impact on battery life and no device slowdown during normal usage, AV-TEST gave ESET Mobile Security top marks.

AV-Comparatives Advanced+ Award

The October 2014 AV Comparatives test awarded ESET Smart Security with the Advanced+ Award, with our performance outperforming all contenders.

Best Usability Award

ESET Smart Security was awarded 'Best Usability' from the AV-TEST Institute for its low false positives ratio and low impact on system performance. We received a total of 6 AV Test awards in 2013.

INC. 500

Every year the Inc. 5000 celebrates the remarkable achievements of today’s entrepreneurial superstars – the men and women leading the 5000 fastest-growing private companies in America. For the past five years, ESET has been named a member of this exclusive club.


AV-Comparatives awards have been forthcoming in 2013 with a total of 12 Advanced or Advanced awards to date.

PC Authority

Users awarded ESET Smart Security with ‘Best Technical Award for Security Software’ and ESET NOD32 Antivirus placed second in both 2009 and 2010.

Maximum PC

Information Technology aimed at Maximum PC news and reviews of products awarded ESET Smart Security nine points out of ten.

AV-Comparatives Mobile

ESET Mobile Security is an AV-Comparatives approved product. AV-Comparatives conclude that the usability of the product is outstanding and the app offers good functionality too.

Slovak Gold

The Slovak Gold Foundation awarded ESET with the Slovak Gold Exclusive award for company’s exceptional contribution to economic and social development.

100% Self-Protection Score

ESET Smart Security 8 was the only AV suite to score 100% in AV-TEST’s “Self-Protection for Antivirus Software” test. In both 32-bit and 64-bit versions ESET Smart Security scored 100% using both ASLR and DEP.

Best Anti-Malware Management

Winner of SC Magazine Reader Trust Award for Best Anti-Malware Management

Dennis Technology Labs

Dennis Technology Labs awarded ESET Smart Security 100% protection for detection and prevention of internet threats in its independent test. This result was the highest protection score awarded to all products within the test.

Top rated product 2012

According to AV-Comparatives' Summary Report 2012, ESET Smart Security was recognized as 'Top Rated Product 2012'.

Virus Bulletin

ESET has won an unprecedented number of Virus Bulletin’s VB100 awards – more than any other security product. ESET are the only vendor to have never missed an ‘In the Wild’ virus over 15 years of Virus Bulletin testing.


In 2009 we were awarded the PC PRO ‘Software of the year’ award – which was the first time it was ever awarded to a Security software company.

AV-Comparatives Approved Product

ESET Cyber Security Pro was found to be an excellent anti-malware solution for macOS and it received the AV-Comparatives Approved Product award in September 2013.

IT Sitio

Sitio IT Awards are of special importance for ESET in recognition of his cooperation with distributors in Argentina. ESET was awarded four times in a row for best anti virus security solutions.


Three times in a row, ESET has won the Consumer Satisfaction Survey conducted by the Kadokawa ASCII General Research Institute in Japan.