Kaspersky’s anti-virus program gets good malware detection rates, and its additional security features (parental controls and backups, file shredding and password management as well as the ability to use a VPN, a secure web browser and much more) are a great addition to many of the other top-rated products in our testing. However, the program’s UI has some learning curve, and it can be difficult to navigate used to, particularly when you first install it. Fortunately, the interface becomes user-friendly after a brief initial setup procedure and there are a variety of options for customization that allow you to personalize Kaspersky to your needs. Plus, the Timeline and Notification Center located at the bottom of “Home” lets you manage important functions without having www.techbars.net/how-to-choose-malware-protection to leave the main screen.
The image of the company took a hit after it was accused in 2017 of working with the Russian government, and some countries had banned its software. The company has been working to regain its image, even though the allegations were not proven. It launched its Global Transparency Initiative so that users could get more information about its code as well as its threat detection rules and data collection methods.
All Kaspersky subscriptions provide real-time protection for Windows, Mac, and Android devices. Some plans include a dedicated iOS antivirus application that provides automated scanning as well as on-demand scanning for settings, apps, and photos. Some premium plans, like Total Security and Internet Security also include additional features such as an app locker to store and display your private apps as well as parental controls.