Kaspersky Total Security 2017 antivirus software
Kaspersky Total Security 2017 is a cross platform security suite, which provides support for Windows, Mac and Android.
It is empowered with a good quality backup system, high level of parental control, password manager, data encryption, secure file deletions and many more features.
In this article, we have covered all the points that you need to know about Kaspersky Total Security 2017.
For Windows, Mac and Android, Kaspersky 2017 software offer three license subscription for $89.99 per year and a five year license subscription will cost $10 more. All the 10 subscriptions are available for $149.99. The parental control system and the password manager can be installed for as many devices as the owner wants.
Lab test scores
The antivirus features are one of the best available in the industry currently. They have received non-scored certifications from various independent antivirus 2017 testing labs. Kaspersky has recently stopped participating in the Reactive and Proactive test at Virus Bulletin. In most of the test results, Kaspersky has received near perfect points. All the features of Norton Antivirus, Norton 360, and Norton Internet Security now in one package: Norton Security 2017.
Usually, the normal third party firewalls are kept at stealth mode, which are invisible to the outside world. Kaspersky antivirus 2017 however, does not bother about stealth mode much since the software is powerful enough to keep viruses and malware at bay. Moreover, firewalls usually control how various programs in a computer use internet and network connections. Kaspersky however, deals with this issue internally and does not confuse the user with popup queries. All the features of Norton Antivirus, Norton 360, and Norton Internet Security now in one package: Norton Security 2017. It is also fitted with an Automatic Exploit Prevention which keep sudden attacks at bay and does not make the system vulnerable to attacks.
Kaspersky has a very powerful spam filter which can handle both POP3 and IMAP accounts. It also integrates Microsoft Outlook, which can be used with any email clients. Kaspersky antivirus 2017 also has a very simple control. There is a big slider with three positions for any security level. While testing it was found that it does not slow down the process of downloading emails, and definitely does not discard any valid email.
Kaspersky has a unique feature called Safe Money. When a user visits a financial website, the software launches the site in the Safe Money browser instead of the normal browser. This isolates the transaction from other processes running on the computer and hence provides security in monetary transactions. The Safe Money browser is identified by a glowing green border.
In the 2017 edition, the new feature is while working in the Software Updater identifies various applications that are not yet fully up to date. The updates are applied automatically once the user clicks on the button ‘Update All’. There is also a Software Cleaner which searches a system for software which are not used often and uninstalls them.
Kaspersky also comes with a Trusted Application Mode, which finds out if a program is not trusted and locks down a system to protect from any malware. It also warns a user from all kinds of suspicious changes related to browser settings.
Kaspersky Total Security is a good software to invest in. To know more about other antivirus products available in the market, and comparisons between various market leaders, you can read our blogs on the same.