Avast Pro Antivirus is a solid, full PC protection suite, which comes with numerous features and multi-function security tools to protect your computer. The intelligent antivirus tools are able to detect all kinds of nasty threats, from viruses to malware, including spyware, ransomware, and phishing attacks.
Avast are constantly updating their database of virus definitions, meaning your computer will be protected against the latest spyware, viruses and potentially hazardous websites. The application has a large and active community following that quickly alerts the development team of new security threats which are swiftly countered and added to Avast’s significant database.
Key features include:
- Intelligent Antivirus.
- Smart scan.
- Cyber Capture - Real-time protection.
- Behaviour Shield.
- Anti virus, anti-spyware, and anti root-kit tools.
- System optimization.
- WiFi Inspector.
- Friendly user interface.
- Password utility.
- Passive Mode.
The latest version of Avast Pro Antivirus includes some improvements to new technologies such as secure dns, scan https, and home security network to ensure you are always kept up to date. The browser add-on further improves your PC's security with features like cookie and social tracking blocking. Avast Pro Antivirus has an excellent detection of threats and the smart scan function is first rate.
Overall, Avast Pro Antivirus is a reliable product, however it can be a tad heavy on resources*. The app has a modern, friendly and intuitive user interface that very easy to use. This, coupled with a plethora of configurable tools and settings to keep even the most advanced user happy.
*If your system is low performance (GPU/RAM) then this complete security suite may not be best suited to your needs.
Improved Anti-Phishing prevents you from falling victim to scams and fake sites (no browser extension needed!).
Software now recommens scanning for hidden network threats when you first connect to a new network.
Systray icon now shows when you have a security notification.
Improved threat detections are now more visible and more informative about threats.