Microsoft Security Essentials Is the Number 1 Anti-Virus in the World

New market share report claims that Microsoft’s security product is leading the market

By on February 13th, 2013 11:11 GMT

Even though it failed to receive certifications in the latest anti-virus tests, Microsoft’s Security Essentials continues to be the number one security product in the entire world, with a market share of 15.3 percent.

According to a report released by Opswat, Security Essentials increased its market share by 2.3 percent in December 2012, remaining the most widely-used product in the anti-virus market.

Avast! Free Antivirus comes second with 13.6 percent, followed by Avira Free Antivirus with 9 percent and ESET Nod32 Antivirus with 6.8 percent.

“Microsoft Security Essentials is the top product worldwide. With a 2.3% increase for a total of 15.3%, the product has overtaken avast! Free Antivirus as the world’s most widely-used product,” the report shows.

A new version of Microsoft Security Essentials is also available for download, so go to this page to find more information and get the download link.
Security Essentials increased its share by 2.3 percent in December
   Security Essentials increased its share by 2.3 percent in December
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