If you are looking for anti-virus software that will not hamper your device’s performance while protecting you against cyber threats, you should consider Bitdefender Total Security 2016. It gives the best on data security, online payments and online privacy.
It is a top-notch anti-malware suite from Bitdefender Antivirus, with premium features that include file encryption, device antitheft, parental controls, firewall, and secure online storage.
Minimum system requirements:
- Operating system: Microsoft Windows 7(SP1), Microsoft Windows 8, 8.1, and 10
- CPU: Dual Core with a 1.6 GHz processor
- Memory (RAM) of 1 GB
- 1 GB free space (at least 800 MB on the system drive)
- Yahoo Messenger 9 and higher
- Internet Explorer version 10 and higher
- Skype 6.3 and higher
- Mozilla Firefox 14 and higher
- Google Chrome version 20 and higher
- Thunderbird 14 and higher
- Outlook 2007, 2010, 2013
- Outlook Express and Windows Mail on x86
Setting up Bitdefender Antivirus requires a valid email address which gives you a central place to manage your installation and access all installed devices.
To quickly install and manage a security solution, you should log in to your Bitdefender Central account.
Features and Modules
Apart from the smartphone notification feature, the Bitdefender antivirus gives you weekly security reports.
The following features are uniquely distinct to Bitdefender Total Security 2016.
Secure Online Storage
You can store all your important files in the cloud and retrieve them even after your PC breaks down.
Any information that you hold dear can be locked up in a vault that is only accessible to you.
This feature helps you to locate your device when it is connected to the internet with the option of locking or wiping to render it unusable.
With the increasing dangers children may face online, Bitdefender parental control has an oversight on your kids’ activities. You will be updated on your child’s current location, changes to privacy settings, block malicious and offensive content as well as identify harmful mobile Apps.
You can do all this by creating your child’s profile and sending her a link via email to add her to your devices.
Bitdefender Total Security Firewall enables you to set up predefined rules to allow or deny internet access to applications. Intrusion detection will protect your system against threats that modify critical system files or registry entries. The level of security can be adjusted to permissive, medium or aggressive.
This feature gives you access to three quick functionalities on a single click
- Defender autopilot protects you from pop-ups, unwanted alerts without any configuration.
- You can enable fast and secure payments through the Bitdefender Password Manager which automatically inputs your credentials on the check-out page.
- Vulnerability Scanner automatically scans and warns of any outdated and vulnerable software, missing windows, security patches and any harmful system settings.
- The Bitdefender antivirus engine has been extensively tested on various windows platforms. Apart from protection, performance and usability, it has a higher detection rate for new malware.
- Bitdefender does not slow down your machine even when machine usage is at its peak. It automatically detects when you play or watch a movie and temporarily eliminates pop-ups. It also pauses any unnecessary programs running on the background.
- It is user-friendly as it accurately detects safe and unsafe files, and warns you against phishing sites.
- All the scanning activities run on the cloud giving your device more room for performance. No file upload takes place.
For those who value machine performance, you will enjoy the benefits of Bitdefender Total Security 2016 Anti-virus without even realizing the security service running on the background.
It has a pinpoint accuracy on threat detection.
Just one account needed for all your security needs.