We install antivirus software on our PCs and laptops based on its reputation. For reputation we normally trust the reviews and ratings given for that particular antivirus software.
Redditor, man_on_the_train went a little further and devised his own tests to find out how the Antivirus softwares fare. He tested the most popular security software using Matousec’s SSTS, CLT and his own keylogger software.
Man_on_the_train found that almost all top names in antivirus softwares failed in his test save SpyShelter Firewall 10.0 which passed all his tests with a score of 99%. Incidentally, SpyShelter is not a full blown antivirus. Its more of a Firewall which doubles up as AV. Man_on_the_train found that only SpyShelter passed Matousec’s SSTS, CLT and his own keylogger software tests.