AV comparatives recently conducted their “real world”¬†simulation tests¬†for 20 AV products as noted below: http://www.av-comparatives.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/avc_prot_2014a_en.pdf QUOTE: The full report goes into great detail about the exact test methodology. Briefly, researchers install 20 or more antivirus products on identical PCs. Every day they gather the latest malicious URLs and test whether each product protected the system. […]