Active internet users need greater protection for themselves as they shop and bank on-line. To secure against threats from infected web sites and the growing risk of identity theft, avast Internet security provides you with continuous protection from its layers of antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-rootkit protection, firewall and antispam.
* Improved Antivirus and anti-spyware engine
* Real time anti-rootkit protection
* avast! Community IQ
* Behavioral Honeypots
* Smart virus updates
* Green computing
* avast! iTrack
* File System / Mail Shield
* Web Shield
* IM / P2P Shield
* Network Shield
* Script Shield
# Antivirus and anti-spyware engine Improved
Innovative scanning engine protects against viruses, spyware, and other malicious agents.
# Real-time anti-rootkit protection
Prevents stealth malware (rootkits) that, when loaded by the computers OS, are invisible to ordinary scanners.
# Silent Firewall Improved
Stops hackers, using heuristic and behavioral analysis and a white list of safe applications.
# Antispam Improved
Comprehensive spam and phishing filter, which works as a plug-in to MS Outlook and a generic POP3/IMAP4 proxy for other email clients.
# avast! WebRep New
Provides website reliability and reputation ratings according to community-provided feedback.
# avast! CommunityIQ
Our technology uses a global network of sensors to provide us with data taken (anonymously) from the actual web-browsing experiences of an opt-in group of avast! users. This info is then used to protect all avast! users with the most up-to-date information on viruses and infected websites.
Because of avast! CommunityIQ, avast! has discovered 2,389 infected websites and protected 131,583,581 people from visiting them in the last 30 days.
Why choose avast! Internet Security?
avast! Internet Security provides complete antivirus, anti-spyware, antispam, and firewall protection, complemented now by new avast! SafeZone™ technology. It creates an isolated virtual desktop, invisible to any possible attacker, where you can do your online shopping and banking securely.
# Shop and bank online with total privacy
avast! SafeZone™ opens a new (clean) desktop so that other programs dont see whats happening and it leaves no history once its closed.
# Worry-free social networking and web surfing
Our award-winning and certified antivirus engine and shields stop even previously unknown threats for peace of mind when you chat or spend time on Facebook, Twitter, or other websites.
# Prevent identity theft
Our silent firewall stops hackers and other unauthorized entry attempts to your PC, to keep your data where it belongs safe and sound.
# Keep your email inbox safe and clean
Internet Securitys antispam feature blocks both spam and sophisticated phishing attempts, to keep you from clicking harmless links that really can cause damage.
# Boot-time scanner
Scans your computer for infections before the OS can start to activate any viruses beneath it (now applies to Windows 7 and Windows Vista).
# avast! SafeZone
Opens a new (clean) desktop so that other applications don\'t see what\'s happening - perfect for secure online shopping and banking - and leaves no traces once it\'s closed.
Prompts users to run suspicious applications in the virtual Sandbox environment.
# avast! Sandbox
Provides an extra layer of security for you to run your PC and its applications in a virtual environment where any attacks are thus targeted (instead of your real PC).
# Intelligent Scanner
Reduces the number of required file scans up to 80% through a white list of safe applications. Files identified as safe are not rescanned unless they change.
# Silent/Gaming Mode
Automatically detects full-screen applications and disables pop-ups and other notifications without compromising security.
# Green computing
Leaves a minimal footprint due to its efficient and effective technology.
Changelog for this release:
- Reputation scanning via FileRep (cloud-based)
- Streaming updates
- Sandbox & Autosandbox improvements
- Remote assistance
- Browser protection improvements (including antiphishing)
- New installer
- Export/Import settings
- UI facelift
- Screensaver facelift
- Runs on Win8 Developer Preview
- Many other security and stability related fixes
* Processor Pentium 3, 128 MB RAM, 100 MB of free hard disk space
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