The anti-virus program from Kaspersky has high malware detection rates, and its extra security features (parental controls and backups, file shredding and password managers as well as an VPN and a secure her response browser, and more) are a nice addition to the other top products we’ve been testing. However, the software’s UI has an apprehension curve and can be difficult to navigate into, especially when you first install it. After a short initial installation, the interface is easy to use. There are numerous options to personalize Kaspersky in accordance with your preferences. Additionally, the Timeline and Notification Center at the bottom of the “Home” screen allows you to control important functions without having to leave the main screen.
The image of the company suffered a blow after it was accused in 2017 of working with the Russian government, and several countries have banned its software. Although that accusation wasn’t confirmed however, the company has worked to restore its image and launched its Global Transparency initiative so users are able to learn more about its source code and the rules for threat detection and data collection processes.
All Kaspersky subscriptions provide real-time security on Windows, Mac and Android devices. Certain plans also come with an antivirus program specifically designed for iOS that provides automated scanning and on-demand scans for settings, apps and images. Some premium plans, like Total Security and Internet Security offer additional features, such as an app locker that can save and display your private apps as well as parental controls.