Ad-Aware 10 Free Antivirus +

by News Editor on April 3rd, 2012 in News about Lavasoft.

With over 400 million downloads worldwide, Ad-Aware FREE has been delivering proven antispyware and antivirus technologies that are both trusted and used by more people than any other online security products. That’s why in conjunction of the new Ad-Aware 10 launch, we have decided to highlight its powerful antivirus components by renaming it to Ad-Aware Free Antivirus +.
 
Ad-Aware Free Antivirus + is packed with more security features than it has ever been in its 12 years of history. You can now find the following features that were, up to now, reserved for out paid products:

  • Gaming (silent) mode
  • Advanced Rootkit Protection
  • Enhanced Real-Time Protection
  • Download protection




















KEY FEATURES

Enhanced Real Time Protection        New!
Powered by our behavior-based heuristics scanning which blocks or suspends malicious processes and infected files that try to start or connect to your system, Ad-Aware 10's Enhanced Real-Time Protection effectively prevents malware from damaging your PC or accessing your personal files.

Download Protection        New!
Download Protection automatically scans files before they are downloaded on your hard-drive and detects malware before it can ever be launched.

Game Mode          New!
Game Mode suspends security alerts, system scans and auto-updates while you work or play without compromising your security.

User Interface         New!

Ad-Aware 10’s brand new interface has been extensively redesigned. The new look is more intuitive and organizes Ad-Aware’s most popular functions directly on the start-up window.

Ad-Aware Security Toolbar        New!
Ad-Aware Security Toolbar scans URLs and links in real-time and automatically warns you of phishing websites and scam sites before they can even try to steal your personal information.

Fast Antivirus         Improved!
It is a superfast antivirus engine that complements Ad-Aware’s legendary anti-spyware technology.     

Legendary Anti-Spyware          Improved!
With Ad-Aware’s rootkit protection and Real-Time Detection, your computer will continue to be protected with a legendary defense against Trojans, password stealers, key-loggers, spyware, adware, fraudsters and identity thieves.


Auto Threat Updates          Improved!
Fast, continuous threat updates (often several times per day) are downloaded in the background without ever getting in your way.

Pin Point Scanning         Improved!
 Ad-Aware analyzes only the files or folders that you want to scan for malware using our constantly updated threat-list.

Enhanced Performance       Improved!
With a total memory footprint averaging less than 30Mb and CPU utilization below 1% even when performing a full scan, Ad-Aware delivers the protection you need without making its presence felt.

Malware Sandbox Emulator       Improved!
Ad-Aware’s malware analysis technology rapidly analyzes potential malware by observing its behavior in a virtual environment so that malware is never actually executed on a user’s machine.