Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012 [REVIEW]

Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012Romanian-based antivirus software company Bitdefender is probably one of the most famous antivirus developers in the world. Their products normally feature antivirus and antispyware, personal firewall, privacy control, user control and backup for corporate and home users. They also stop privacy threats by filtering the links received from your Facebook and Twitter friends. Now I’m going to review about their recent Antivirus product.

Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012 is what we are talking about. It provides essential silent security for your Windows-based computer against viruses, spyware and phishing attempts. Antivirus Plus 2012 also takes care of your social media profiles. It keeps your Twitter and Facebook profiles safe from any privacy threats.

The best thing I like about this Antivirus Plus 2012 is the “Autopilot” feature. It saves time and avoids hassles. What it does? It makes the best security decisions for you. This means no pop-ups, no alerts, nothing to configure.

Bitdefender AV Plus 2012 Screenshot

The much improved Antivirus provides advance warning of risky websites, prevents ID thefts, and many more. Below you can see some of the new features introduced in Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012.

Essential Features of Antivirus Plus 2012

Unlike normal antivirus, Bitdefender antivirus products provide state of the art features to cope with trending aspects. Some of them are :

  • Personal Data Filter : This filter prevents critical data like your social security number, credit card details and other personal details from ever leaving your computer.
  • Chat Encryption : It provides encryption for your conversations to be private on Yahoo Messenger.
  • Scan Dispatcher : Triggers system scans when resource usage falls below a certain threshold.
  • Vulnerability Scanner : This scanner checks for any missing or outdated security software and potentially unsafe system settings.
  • Virtualized Browser : This browser isolates from the operating system in a Bitdefender-provided environment to block web-based threats.

Bitdefender is one of the best Antivirus Products I have ever encountered. It is one of the most trusted one in the world.

Kaspersky Antivirus 2011 & Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 Beta Released

KasperskyEarlier we discussed about the Public Beta Release of Norton Antivirus 2011 & Internet Security 2011 and now it’s time for another beta release from Kaspersky.

This is the first public beta of Kaspersky Antivirus 2011 and Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 (Version 11.0.0.187).

They are available for testing purpose and it comes with 30 days trial for absolutely free.

Remember it is still a unfinished product and released mainly for testing purposes.

This beta release may contain bugs. It may also be unstable. Intended for developers and testing purposes only.

Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 Beta
Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 Beta

This beta has “all in one installer”. Both KIS 2011 and KAV 2011 are included in a single installer. You can choose between Kaspersky Antivirus 2011 or Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 while installing. The final release may contain two different installers.

Some Features : Kaspersky Antivirus 2011 & Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 Beta features a completely changed new GUI and Windows Sidebar gadget.

Kaspersky Antivirus 2011 | Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 [Beta] – Download Here

Norton Antivirus 2011 & Internet Security 2011 Public Beta Released

NortonFor many of the Windows users, Norton Antivirus and Internet Security suite are the most favorites.

Recently Symantec released the beta editions of their latest products Norton Internet Security 2011 and Norton AntiVirus 2011.

This is the first public beta of Norton 2011. Norton Internet Security 2011 and Norton
AntiVirus 2011 can be downloaded directly from the Norton Beta Center.

Features Of Norton AntiVirus 2011 and Internet Security 2011

  1. Fast and light protection that will not let you down.
  2. It notifies you proactively when other applications are slowing you down and damages your system’s performance.
  3. Protects your online identity and you will not become a victim of cybercrime.
  4. Norton Safe Web for Facebook helps to counter evolving social networking threats and help keep consumers secure.

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p class=”note”>You have to register with Norton to download Norton 2011 Beta product.

Ever since Microsoft started offering their own anti-virus, Microsoft Security Essentials, for free, Symantec had a hard time and they are concentrating more on their part.

The beta is only available in select countries. Post excerpts from Symantec,

“The Norton Internet Security 2011 beta includes critical features such as Norton Identity Safe which has a new look for 2011, and Norton Safe Web, a Web site rating service that annotates Google, Yahoo! and Bing.com search results with safety and ecommerce ratings.”

Beta testers should download a newer build of the product to receive a new beta subscription key.

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p class=”star”>Download : Norton AV 2011 Beta | Norton Internet Security 2011 Beta

So have you tried this public beta release? Any issues? 🙂