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Avast 2020 Antivirus solutions review - ITProPortal

Avast 2020 Antivirus solutions review - ITProPortal

Avast 2020 Antivirus solutions review - ITProPortal

Posted: 03 Jun 2020 02:49 AM PDT

Avast's 2020 collection ranges from the solid but basic free tier, to mid-range but very capable Premium Security, to the top-of-the-range, rich bundle called Avast Ultimate.

Avast Free Antivirus

Avast Free Antivirus offers a great deal of features for a free option. First of all, you're getting an excellent platform for nothing, and without any limitations forcing you to upgrade. This includes real-time protection against malware, efficient URL filtering, and even some extras like a rudimentary password manager, software updater, and network scanner.

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Secondly, its setup process is highly configurable and user-friendly. It does, however, automatically install the company's Chromium-based Secure Browser without user input, and it is immediately set as your default browser - there's an option to turn it off during the setup, but it's rather unnoticeable and if you do see it, finalising the setup will automatically set it as a default browser anyway.

The great thing about Avast Free is that it's mostly unnoticeable, protecting your device quietly in the background. There are several (very accurate) scanning options and quite a lot of configuration possibilities. The lengthy Full Scan performs a detailed check of your entire system and it took 32 minutes for it to scan 50GB of our test data. The Smart Scan performs a much faster operation (only around 10 seconds in tests) during which it searches for malware and scours your system for missing patches, vulnerable passwords and settings, as well as suspicious add-ons in your browsers. 

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The Targeted Scan allows you to select which files and folders you want to have examined, while the Boot-Time Scan analyses your system even before Windows is launched. There's also an option to create custom scans. Additionally, you can define what the program will do with the found threats, whether its priority will be performance optimisation, and so on. 

Avast Premium Security 

The free option sounds like enough for a modest user, but upgrading to Avast Premium Security will get you expanded functionality in the form of a user-friendly firewall, webcam shield (with medium efficiency), capable spam filter (which isn't installed by default but that's easy to fix), data shredder, a password manager, simple Wi-Fi scanner, and more.

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You're also getting a sandbox environment where you can launch dubious apps without harming your system, and the Real Site system preventing hackers from hijacking your DNS and redirecting your traffic to dangerous websites.

To prevent unauthorized apps from making changes to files in specific folders, the program deploys an additional layer of protection against ransomware called Ransomware Shield. If there are any missing security patches for your installed apps, Avast Premium Security's Software Updater will automatically find and install them.

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Add to this Avast's Online Security browser extension that blocks trackers and malicious URLs, as well as rating your search results in terms of safety, and you're getting yourself a comprehensive and efficient defence system.

In terms of installation, Avast Premium is highly customisable, allowing you to (de)select any of the 21 security features you're planning on using (or not), be it browser extensions, a firewall, the cleanup tool, etc.

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If you can overlook the fact that Avast installs it pretty much without your consent, Secure Browser is quite useful in terms of security as it provides features like a custom stealth mode, history cleaning, forced HTTPS connections, a blocker of ads, trackers, and suspicious URLs, webcam access control, a password manager, an anti-fingerprinting system, blocking of Flash content, and more. It's especially important for sensitive operations like banking as its Bank Mode allows you to run the browser on a separate Windows desktop, blocking any third party's attempts to log your keystrokes. Secure Browser is also available with the free version of Avast's platform.

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