Review of Bitdefender Internet Security 2015
For the last few years, Bitdefender Internet Security has been winning all of the independend AV-tests, and has consistently been recommended by all tech magazines of repute. The nice thing about it is that it offers a good blend of regular components of antivirus software along with bonus features. Developed by Bitdefender Antivirus, it is the best antivirus for 2015 with lots of pros. Some of the pros of this product are:
- It has the best hands-on anti-phishing feature
- It doesn’t impact much on system performance (it’s very lightweight)
- Many bonus features included in the software
- The spam filters of the software are very accurate
- No hassle firewall
- Parental control on multiple devices.
The best thing about the Bitdefender Internet Security 2015 is that it works in default autopilot mode which means it will become a background process and will take care of its business without asking your advice or giving you notifications every five minutes. Therefore, it is an effective suite for those who want to have antivirus software which doesn’t disturb them.
The user interface of the Bitdefender internet security 2015 is similar to bitdefender’s standalone antivirus, but additionally the suite-specific components are enabled. Features like antitheft, disabled online backup, and file encryption are included in the top level mega suite.
Bitdefender scored 8.4 out of 10 in lab tests against malware. It is extremely good at blocking malwares from the malware hosting URLs. The bonus features of the standalone antivirus suite include the following:
- Wallet – a basic password manager
- Safepay – a browsing environment created by the software to perform safe online transactions.
These additional features add a lot of value to this software and helps protect your data and info from phishing websites, who tries to steal your login credentials by passing as legitimate bank sites or other secured sites. Compared to all other antivirus software, Bitdefender Internet Security 2015 worked extremely well in blocking all those websites.
Other features of Bitdefender include non-Windows rescue mode which is bootable, a vulnerability scan, a plug-in for browsers to flag down all the dangerous links in search results and in social media. Additionally the Bitdefender Internet Security software will provide you with a file shredder, a component which will help you in preventing the transmission of user defined personal data, and a subscription to basic credit monitoring. In addition to all these features, users also benefit from some additional tools like wiping out useless data and other traces of old programs on the computer, and managing browser history. All these features are included in the standalone antivirus.