Avast ultimate is a security tool with an excellent detection rate and fantastic extra features. Its malware scanner scored 100 percent in my tests. Also, its web security blocked phishing websites that were able to bypass Chrome's or Firefox's default security. Other features include a Rescue Disk and a secure browser that can be used for online banking and shopping. Advanced tracker blocking is also available.
The suite's user interface is easy to navigate. The main screen displays a list of the most essential tools, with clear icons that describe their functions. The color scheme for Avast is orange, white, and blue. It's easy to read and pleasing to the eyes.
In the Explore menu, you'll access more in-depth tools' controls, including custom scans, boot-time scanning and an automatic updater. You can also save specific types of scans within the "Scan Center", so you can run them at a future date.
One of the most advanced features, Avast's anti-virus can stop ransomware attacks by monitoring your system for suspicious activity, and then encrypting any files that may be targeted. It can identify trojan horses (malicious programs that disguise themselves as legitimate software that get into your computer) and block them from running.
Avast provides 24/7 phone, email and live chat support. The free versions of the product are backed by a large community of knowledge www.greenenergyfun.com/avg-antivirus-review and a vast knowledge base and paid plans come with advanced features like identity protection and unlimited VPN, USB protection and patch management.