Kaspersky’s antivirus program is a good choice for malware detection rates. Its extra security features, like parental controls, file shredding and backups, as well as a VPN and secure browser are also a great addition. However, the program’s UI has some learning curve and can be difficult to navigate from this source through, especially when you first install it. After a short initial installation, the interface will be user-friendly. There are a variety of options to personalize Kaspersky according to your preferences. In addition the Timeline and Notification Center at the bottom of the “Home” screen help you manage essential functions without leaving the main screen.
The company’s image was damaged when it was accused in 2017 of cooperating with the Russian government, and some countries had banned its software. While that accusation wasn’t proven however, the company has worked hard to restore its image, and launched its Global Transparency initiative so users can learn more about its source code as well as the rules for detecting threats and data collection methods.
All Kaspersky subscriptions provide real-time security for Windows, Mac, and Android devices. Some plans include an iOS antivirus app that offers automated scanning as well as on-demand scanning of settings, apps, and photos. Some of the premium plans, like Total Security and Internet Security, include other features like an app locker to store and display your personal apps as well as parental controls.