Kaspersky’s anti-virus program gets good malware detection rates, and its additional security features (parental controls and backups, file shredding as well as a password manager and an VPN and a secure browser and much more) are a great addition to the other top products we’ve tested in our test. However, the software’s UI has an apprehension curve and it can be a bit difficult to navigate through, especially when you first install it. Fortunately, the interface is user-friendly after a brief initial setup process and there are a variety of www.techbars.net/the-downside-risk-of-scanguard-that-no-one-is-talking-about options for customization that let you tailor Kaspersky to your preferences. Plus the Timeline and Notification Center located at the bottom of “Home” allows you to manage important functions without leaving the main screen.
The reputation of the company suffered a blow when it was accused of cooperating with the Russian government in 2017, and certain governments have banned its software. While that accusation wasn’t proven but the company has worked to rebuild its image and also launched its Global Transparency initiative so users can learn more about its source code, threat detection rules, and data collection methods.
All Kaspersky subscriptions offer real-time security for Windows, Mac, and Android devices. Some plans also come with an antivirus application specifically designed for iOS that includes automatic scanning and on-demand scans for settings, applications, and images. Some premium plans, such as Total Security and Internet Security also include additional features such as an app locker that can store and display your private apps and parental controls.