Kaspersky’s antivirus software has excellent malware detection rates. The additional security features, such as parental controls, file shredding and backups, as well as a VPN and secure browser, are also a nice addition. The software’s UI is a bit difficult to navigate, especially at first. Fortunately, the interface becomes intuitive after a short initial setup and there are a variety of options for customization which allow you to customize Kaspersky to your personal preferences. In addition the Timeline and Notification Center at the bottom of the « Home » screen help you manage important functions without having to leave the main screen.

The company’s image was tarnished when it was accused in 2017 of working with the Russian government, and several countries had banned its software. The company has worked to improve its image even though the allegations were not proved. It has launched its Global Transparency Initiative so that www.techbars.net/ users could learn more about its code security, threat detection and processes for collecting data.

All Kaspersky subscriptions come with real-time protection on Windows, Mac and Android devices. Certain plans also come with an antivirus app specifically designed for iOS that provides automatic scanning and on-demand searches for settings, apps and photos. Certain premium plans (Internet Security and Total Security) add other important features, including an app locker to store and showing your private apps and parental controls.