In some cases an Antivirus scan was started after every reboot Fixed issue: Display problem with some Application firewall rules Fixed issue: Program list view icons are not always displaying correctly in localized versions Fixed issue: Default program control setting should be Auto mode Fixed issue: Program list "kill" mode icon not displayed correctly Fixed issue: No warning is displayed when a program is set to "kill" Fixed issue: Support for Firefox 8 web security toolbar prior versions of Firefox will not be supported Fixed issue: Use the correct date for firewall logs Fixed issue: User can't select install path on bit machine Fixed issue: Long path installation not working Fixed issue: Problem with Program Alerts displaying correctly Fixed issue: Application Control Expert Rules not working properly Fixed issue: Advanced disinfection dialog error Fixed issue: Backup and Restore stop working after restarting Fixed issue: Proxy settings are not correctly saved when updating from 9.
Installer failed with error Fixed issue: On startup, check for orphaned av. ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version Easy for all levels of users, confirms protection at a glance. Quick install: Makes securing your computer faster and easier than ever. Enhanced Cloud Security: New Antivirus engine: Including behavioral detection and advanced virus removal, plus virus pre-scan during installation.
ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite version 9. Includes Microsoft patch for Windows 7 system: Resolves issues with running two security products at once Resolves Internet connectivity and stability issues, especially with Windows 7 bit systems IPv6 support now on by default for supported operating systems Fixed: Issue causing slow startup of Internet Explorer Fixed: Issues that sometimes inhibited PC performance Fixed: Hibernation issues Fixed: Delays on initial loading of certain programs, including Internet Explorer 8 Fixed: Browser Security can now be turned off and on from within ZoneAlarm Improved client analysis of threat events to feed into and improve Program Advisor for faster, more thorough responses to threat outbreaks and increased usability Clicking the "Check for Updates" button now includes a check for Browser Security updates Anti-virus scan speed improved, along with other minor anti-virus improvements Usability improvements to Anti-virus and Browser Security settings Browser Security Advanced Download Detection shows green alert when a download is safe and red when a download is dangerous.
Other improvements: Improved anti-virus signature update reliability Various stability and performance improvements, including fixed issues shown below Fixed issues: Contextual right-click scan doesn't work for shared network drives on bit platforms Fixed: Service Control doesn't detect kernel4b. Preboot screen still appears after system decryption Fixed: Not bad for a free antivirus. AVG protects against 0-day threats by preventing unknown and potentially dangerous files from opening and sending them to AVG Threat Labs for deeper analysis.
It's unlikely anything is getting through this. It obviously lacks the more advanced features of its bigger brother, but still provides excellent performance and has earned top scores in independent lab tests. Looking for a secure file shredder? But for basic security, Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition is still a safe choice. So, for many people, this antivirus-firewall combo will be more than good enough.
Sophos Home Free Sophos Home Free comes from Sophos, a company mainly focused on business security, and their free antivirus offers much of the same protection as their business products, including remote security management for up to three PCs or Macs.
When installing Avira Antivirus, you also have the chance to install other tools, including Avira Connect to launch and manage your other Avira products.
On the negative side, both of its on-demand and real-time scans are slow, and its Browser Safety component only works with Chrome and Firefox. But overall, Avira Antivirus is worth a try for its accurate malware detection.
Threat Emulation Anti-Phishing Browse the web without any risk of encountering deceptive phishing sites and content. Stolen passwords and identity theft? No longer at stake. Even during start, your operating system is shielded.
Application control gives you the option to allow or block programs from accessing the internet. In true stealth mode, your computer is unquestionably invisible to hackers. Every encrypted file can be restored. The risk of losing file access and paying a ransom fee? Every file is checked against our always up-to-date cloud database of virus signatures. Passwords, home networks, apps and data are safe from every attack — including the most recent and sophisticated viruses. Connect to public WiFi networks without exposing your browser activity or data.
Malware, malicious apps and phishing attempts are detected immediately, alerting you to keep your phone safe. Why risk identity theft when you have the option to secure your entire mobile life? Threat Emulation Zero-Day Protection A unique ZoneAlarm feature that protects you against unknown Zero-day attacks by examining suspicious files in the cloud. Files are sent to a virtual sandbox where suspicious malware behaviors are detected and prevented from launching an attack. If a file is found to be malicious, you get an immediate notification to delete the file before it harms your computer.
ZoneAlarm Extreme Security offers effective defense against all potential threats, without compromising the safety of your device. Independently tested to provide superior protection. Kernel-Level Virus Prevention protects the operating system. Scan Modes let you customize your protection. Fastest-Updating Signature List detects and stops the most recent viruses that others miss. Advanced Real-Time Antivirus Checks files against an up-to-date database of virus signatures to protect against newly emerging threats.
Advanced Real-Time Antivirus Provides access to the up-to-date database of Antivirus signatures to protect against newly emerging threats. Checks files against Real-time Cloud database to ensure that even the latest threats are not missed. Contains the latest Antivirus signatures, web resources and software to ensure up-to-date protection. Advanced Firewall Monitors programs for suspicious behavior; spotting and stopping new attacks that bypass traditional antivirus protection.
Advanced-access Protection targets and defeats new, advanced attacks that other firewalls miss, such as raw data access, timing, and SCM and COM attacks. Zero-hour Protection prevents silent outbreaks from gaining system access — before other security programs can even detect the threat. Application Control uniquely shields your operating system during start-up, before most security products have even loaded.
Early Boot Protection uniquely shields your operating system during start-up, before most security products have even loaded.
Two-way Firewall Proactively protects against inbound and outbound attacks -- while making you invisible to hackers. Stops spyware from sending your data out to the Internet Two-way Firewall Stops Internet attacks at the front door and even catches thieves on their way out.
Our two-way firewall proactively protects against inbound and outbound attacks while making you invisible to hackers. Threat Traffic is monitored and blocked — inbound and outbound. Full Stealth Mode makes you invisible to hackers. Kill Controls instantly disable malicious programs.
Protects your private information from phishing attacks while you browse online. Scans URLs to prevent you from entering your personal information on websites that are known to carry security threats Anti-Phishing Anti-Phishing is a major feature of the Web Secure Chrome Extension designed to protect your privacy from online phishing attacks and provides maximum security with great browsing experience. The Anti-Phishing mechanism is a heuristic engine that will scan all websites you reach and examine their characteristics before letting you insert any personal information.
It will alert you whether it is a safe website or a phishing attempt. Identity Protection Services Helps to prevent identity theft by guarding your personal data.
Identity Protection Services Identity theft can happen to anyone, anywhere. ZoneAlarm delivers superior PC-based protection and exclusive data encryption, and also offers offline identity-protection services.
Daily Credit Monitoring and Fraud Alerts include daily credit reports with email alerts. Victim Recovery Service provides free telephone counseling to guide identity-theft victims through resolution and recovery US only. Anti-Ransomware NEW An award-winning solution that uses enterprise-grade technology to detect Ransomware attacks, block them and immediately restore any encrypted files. Anti-Ransomware An award winning new addition to the ZoneAlarm Extreme Package, the ZoneAlarm Anti-Ransomware utilizes advanced security engines and algorithms to automatically detect, block and remove the most sophisticated and evasive ransomware infections.
Any data encrypted by a ransomware attack is restored as part of an automated remediation process. By using behavioral technologies which do not rely on signature updates, the Anti-Ransomware capability is able to identify and remediate zero-day ransomware attacks on both online and offline modes.
Removes potential threats from email attachments and web downloads. The Threat Extraction protect against threats by removing exploitable content, including active content and embedded objects from emailed and web-downloaded documents. It reconstructs files to eliminate potential threats, and delivers you sanitized content that enables you to maintain a clean work flow. Threat Emulation Threat Emulation protects against undiscovered threats by examining suspicious files in the cloud using four steps: Emulate — Suspicious files are uploaded to the cloud and opened in a virtual sandbox to check for abnormal behavior typical of malware.
Prevent — If a file is determined to be malicious, you are alerted to delete it before it can infect your PC.
Share — The Threat Emulation cloud database is updated with the new signatures preventing others from being infected. Anti-Keylogger Prevents identity thieves from stealing your passwords and keystrokes.
Anti-Keylogger One of several ways the ZoneAlarm Extreme Security protects your personal data from becoming compromised on the Internet, and for your identity to be exploited. The Anti-Keylogger prevents identity thieves from seeing your passwords and other keystrokes by a malicious software.
Blocks attempts to remotely seize control of your camera, mic, and more. WiFi - Detects malicious network behavior and Man-in-the-Middle attacks. Device shield — Alerts about suspicious processes that compromise your safety. Break alert — Alerts if someone has gained control over your operating system.