Email security solution receives Gold Award from virus bulletin Holzwickede, may 18, 2010, for the seventh time in a row the journal has virus bulletin (VB) the email security solution, BitDefender security for mail servers 3.0.2 awarded the Gold Award. In a comparison test, the software scored with a high spam detection rate and a very low number of false positives. Virus protection expert BitDefender (www.bitdefender.de) has developed the software for Linux systems. Virus Bulletin examined several security solutions on a SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11. The trial comprised 20 days. During this period, VB sent a mix of legitimate messages and spam to several test addresses.
The messages were also sent in several languages such as English, French, Russian, Dutch and Norwegian. The results for BitDefender: Security for mail servers recognized 99,55% of all spam messages. The false positve-rate, calculated according to the amount of false positives, was only 0.14%. The software achieved the second place among all tested solutions. Security for mail servers 3.0.2 works on the basis of a novel anti-virus, anti-spam and anti-phishing technology and combined content and attachment filtering. The integrated filter technology Livequeryr multiple checks incoming emails on acute threats. First of all, the software scans new messages locally with a proactive antispam solution. It is always not clearly proven after this first test whether the mail than to classify dangerous or legally, be extracted single key elements from the message.