Kaspersky Antivirus 2018 Review
System requirements: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8.1, 8, 10
Version: Kaspersky Antivirus 2018
Developer: Kaspersky Lab
Price: $59.99 per year
Trial: 30 days
Kaspersky AV has a long-lived reputation of defense against threats. The advancement of software reflects through cloud security scanning, therefore Kaspersky must be connected to the Internet. The Spartan design has slightly changed but multiple options interface has been somewhat simplified. Kaspersky AV has a most recent threat database and is upgraded in real-time. The new option like banking with its own on-screen keyboard is just accessories to the multi-layer protection system. Kaspersky AV 2018 also includes Ransomware protection.
– Extensive threat database
– Cloud scanning
– Multiple layers of protection
– Rolls back the damage of virus
– Browser extension
– On-Screen keyboard
– Ransomware protection
– License is for 3 devices
– Medium to high weight on computer resources depending on settings.
– Occasional omission in SSL scans
– Ransomware is never explicitly reported as such
Kaspersky AV 2018 is a security and protection software, developed to protect home users and their devices. KAV has multiple layers of protection, covering every aspect of the online activity. The software monitors web browser traffic for any suspicious websites, watches over email, chat platforms, online banking, actively monitoring system and files on the computer as well as external drives. The Ransomware feature adds another level of security to the extensive threat database.
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The Antivirus software with more than a decade of tradition in defending against online threats has come a long way in design as well as performance. The multi-layer protection has many features to provide a safe digital life for home users. The system monitoring is punctual as always and added Ransomware defense just shows that Kaspersky Labs are keeping up with threats. The scanning goes on beyond computer hard drive and refers to external input devices such as USB and CD as well. Ransomware attack will be detected and stopped. In the cases of persistent malware, the antivirus will inform the user that restart is necessary to remove the threat and roll back the system to fix any damage the threat has made. The only thing AV does not do is report Ransomware as such. The online banking feature provides not only safe banking but safe shopping as well. Kaspersky AV has employed its own on-screen keyboard to prevent monitoring of users keystrokes. The active users will have an opportunity to be informed when a website tries to deploy software installation as well as if it is recommendable to visit it. The social users using IM chat platforms can enjoy the chat while KAV monitors the suspicious behavior on the platform as well as on email clients like Outlook and Mozilla Thunderbird. The weight-wise, the robust antivirus has changed its course to minimize the impact on computer performance. Employing gaming mode to eliminate interruptions and allow the smooth performance of device KAV 2018 has allowed gamers as well as movie fans to enjoy their time.