CLEARWATER, Fla., Feb. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VIPRE Security announced today that it continues to top the antivirus testing charts, earning top recognition from three leading testing authorities, AV-Comparatives, AV-Test and Virus Bulletin. Together, AV-Comparatives, AV-Test and Virus Bulletin comprise the leading independent authorities on antivirus performance, and these rankings are the latest in a long list of accolades and recognition for VIPRE’s robust and innovative solution set. Over 45 Anti-Virus companies submit their products to these independent test, which are the most thorough and rigorous testing available

In AV-Comparatives 2017 Anti-Virus Comparative Summary, VIPRE is named a 2017 Top Rated Product, achieving six Advanced+ awards - the highest-rated award possible - in 2017 tests. The company is also recognized with joint Bronze awards for the Real-World Protection Test and Malware Protection Test, and reviewers praised VIPRE’s “clean, well-laid-out interface.”

The AV-TEST Institute, a leading international and independent service provider in the fields of IT security and anti-virus research for more than 15 years, also recognized VIPRE as a Top Product in their Windows Home User test, conducted in November and December 2017. Vendors were measured across three categories - protection, performance and usability - and VIPRE received a perfect score of 18. The average score across the 20 vendors tested was 16.6.

Adding further validation to the caliber of VIPRE’s technology, in Virus Bulletin’s VB100 Comparative Review – December 2017, the company passed 100 percent of tests with no false positives.

“These independent reviews are critical to identify the best security tools and arm businesses, solution providers and consumers with the proper knowledge to carefully evaluate and select the right investments for their organizations,” said Usman Choudhary, chief technology officer, VIPRE Security. “The continued recognition VIPRE receives is a testament of our commitment to staying a step ahead of our competitors and delivering unmatched antivirus solutions and endpoint security.”

To learn more about VIPRE solutions, visit For a full breakdown of results from AV-Comparatives, AV-Test and Virus Bulletin across all vendors tested, see here: To learn more about the importance of independent antivirus tests, visit

About VIPRE Security
VIPRE is the highest-rated, award-winning internet security solution protecting millions of businesses, solution providers and home users worldwide. Backed by cutting-edge machine learning, one of the world’s largest threat intelligence clouds and real-time behavior monitoring, VIPRE delivers unmatched protection against today’s most aggressive threats. The company is also a proud Advanced Technology Partner of Amazon Web Services. VIPRE is headquartered and supported in the U.S. and all customers receive free, U.S.-based technical support. VIPRE is a brand of the j2 Cloud Services division of j2 Global, Inc. and a registered trademark of j2 Global, Inc. To learn more, visit

About j2 Global
j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCOM) provides Internet services through two segments: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media. The Business Cloud Services segment offers Internet fax, virtual phone, unified communications, hosted email, email marketing, online backup and CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the brand names eFax®, eVoice®, Onebox®, FuseMail®, Campaigner®, KeepItSafe®, Livedrive® and LiveVault®, and operates a messaging network spanning 50 countries on six continents. The Digital Media segment offers technology, gaming, lifestyle and healthcare content through its digital properties, which include PCMag, IGN, AskMen, Speedtest, Offers, ExtremeTech, Geek, Toolbox, Techbargains, emedia, Salesify, Everyday Health and others. As of December 31, 2016, j2 had achieved 21 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth. For more information about j2, please visit

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