Top 5 antivirus software's
Antivirus software's are security software's which protects our data and identity in internet. Here are the top antivirus software's available in the market for Windows operating system.
Kaspersky Internet Security 2010
Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 offers new and improved technologies for protecting the user from online and offline threats. The features includes additional protection to the files, private data, system, applications and online activity. We can configure theses options individually. The additional features in Kaspersky Internet Security includes safe run mode, virtual keyboard, rescue mode to restore system, parental control etc.
The advantages of Kaspersky Internet Security are consumption of less memory when compare to other antivirus software's and low price. The disadvantage of Kaspersky Internet Security are slow updation and consuming more CPU power and slowing system when running in safe run (sand box) mode. The price of Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 for 1 year, 1 computer is Rs.1559 and for 1 year, 3 computers is Rs.1885. The price of Kaspersky Antivirus 2010 for 1 year, 1 computer is Rs.1169.
Norton Internet Security 2010
Norton Internet Security is the latest antivirus software from Symantec. The new Norton Internet Security is using a behavioral detection engine which will not take much time to load and scan. So as in Norton internet security 2009 the new version is also loading very fast during the system start up. Like other internet security software's Norton internet security 2010 has features like antivirus, antispyware, vulnerability protection and intrusion prevention. Some of the unique features in Norton internet security are ratings for the applications in Windows operating system, phishing protection, firewall, WiFi protection etc.
Some of the advantages of Norton Internet Security software includes frequent updates, less memory and CPU power consumption. The disadvantages of Norton internet security are low detection rate and high price. The price of Norton internet security for 1 year, 1 computer is Rs.1450 and price of Norton Antivirus 2010 for 1 year, 1 computer is Rs.1125.
AVG Internet Security 9.0
AVG Internet Security is claiming to have more faster scan times and boot times than its previous versions and its true. The features of AVG internet security are antivirus, anti spyware, firewall, link scanner, anti spam, system tools, email scanner, identity protection, webshield etc.
AVG Internet security software is a recommended antivirus software for home users because it doesn't have much confusing interfaces or options for configuring. But on the other side I have experienced some virus attacks while using AVG in which the update function of AVG was not working. The price of AVG internet security software for 1 year, 1 computer is Rs.1590 and price of AVG antivirus for 1 year, 1 computer is Rs.999.
McAfee Internet Security 2010
McAfee Internet Security 2010 is also a good antivirus software which keeps the users safe from online threats. The main features in Mcafee internet security are phishing protection. anti spam, site adviser. It also scans the emails and attachments in instant messengers. The parental control features in the Mcafee internet security keeps your child away from unwanted sites. Mcafee internet security is also having the common security features like antivirus, anti spyware, firewall etc.
The McAfee internet security also provides 1 GB online backup space to the customers along with the subscription pack. Its a good antivirus software which can keep you safe from the black-holes of internet. The demerits of McAfee includes slowing the system when its doing the real time scans. So better have a system with good configuration if you buy this one. The price of McAfee internet security for 1 year, 3 computers is Rs.1090 and price of Mcafee antivirus software for 1 year, 1 computer is Rs.1040.
Bitdefender internet security 2010
Bitdefender internet security 2010 is a simple interface antivirus software with powerful tools and methods of protection. The Bitdefender internet security is capable of protecting user from trojan attacks and keyloggers. Some of the special features of Bitdefender are controlling unauthorized access to windows registry, kernel level virus protection and active virus control to detect threats in stealth mode. The bitdefender internet security 2010 is customizable with personal configurations for each user using the system. We can also set email alerts as a part of parental control in Bitdefender internet security. The Bitdefender internet security is a powerful antivirus software with unique features.
The trial versions of antivirus software's listed above can be downloaded from the official sites. It's better to free download antivirus software and check them before buying them.