Sunday, October 16, 2011

Top 5 Windows Antivirus 2011

Antivirus software is necessary for your computer protection. There are various types of antivirus softwares with different features and detection abilities. I have compiled the list of 5 antivirus softwares, which are best for your Windows-based PCs.

Here are the top 5 antivirus softwares:

1 – ZoneAlarm Extreme Security

ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2011 provides exclusive security against malware and also prevents the intrusion with online backup and full drive encryption to protect data in the even of a lost or stolen computer. It’s having the following features:

  • Its virtualized browser guards privacy protects your PC from malware
  • Protects data theft by hard drive encryption
  • Keylogging and screen captures stopped by ForceField
  • For scanning it use Kaspersky scan engine SDK
  • Advanced download protection guards
  • Timing Attack Prevention
  • Backup and tune-up requires preset access permissions
ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2011 can be perfect antivirus software for home users who want to secure online backup, encryption, and robust anti-malware protection.

2 – F-Secure Internet Security Suite

This internet security suite is specifically for families that need to control internet access for younger children and teens. This software allows you to set parental controls and accommodate various user types, including time limits imposed on Web surfing. Website safety ratings and browser exploit detection ensure that time spent surfing is safe.

Its features are:

  • Firewall with Web Security
  • Parental controls
  • Spam filtering
  • Behavior analyzer
  • Dubbed Deep Guard
In overall this software is best for the families who want to control internet access for their younger or teen children.

3 – Norton Internet Security

Symantec antivirus products are having good history that always provided excellent detection and removal of malware. Norton Internet Security 2011 is a fully capable security product.

It’s having following features:

  • NIS 2011 intuitive sensors monitor the activity levels of various components and takes necessary action.
  • Norton Insights notes down the trustworthy applications on the drives and adds those applications to a whitelist to avoid the scanning of those applications in future.
  • It marks down the malicious softwares and files and cleans them when the system is booted up next time.
  • Its having built in browser protection, behavioral rules-based protection.

4 – Panda Antivirus

Panda Antivirus Program includes antivirus, antiphishing and a firewall with its highly customized behavior-based TruPrevent Technology.  Its license covers can be used on up to three computers and includes free tech support via email.

Its features are:

  • Perfect spyware detection and removal
  • Its TruPrevent technology prevents the new viruses
  • Almost daily new virus signatures are provided
  • precise protection to prevent digital fraud

5 – Trend Micro Internet Security Suite

Trend Micro Internet Security Suite’s key component is Smart Protection Network, which is included in both the Pro and vanilla version. Smart Protection Network provides a continuous communication channel between your PC and Trend Micro’s servers, which report the file activities and other system activities on an ongoing basis.  The data is analyzed by the Trend Micro’s servers; they create the signatures and push back the updates to users.

Its features are:

  • Pro version sets up remote backup and remote locking of files
  • Robust parental controls provide filtering and time limits
  • State awareness stops the scheduled scans from interfering with activities


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