AV-Test: Many false positives reported by antivirus software for Windows 8.1

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Virus Scanners for Windows 8.1 score high on detection of malware but also report many false positives, according to a test of German antivirus testers AV-Test.

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A few false positives can be considered overcautious & harmless. But too many lead to complacency among users, which is not conducive to good security practice.