Bitdefender Internet Security 2015 builds on these past successes – but does it deliver on its promises?
Meanwhile you can rely on the Quick Vulnerability Scanner to check for missing Windows patches and outdated software, Active Virus Control to monitor processes in real time, and Rescue Mode which reboots your computer into a trusted environment for performing clean up if rootkits and other threats cannot be removed by usual means.
The suite also offers Remote Management to repair security issues over the web using My Bitdefender and an Online Dashboard that displays your computer’s status.
Bitdefender is already a household name among the user community when it comes to effective antivirus solutions that deliver the highest ranked performance results.
Although the developer prides itself with a lineup of three professional av solutions - Antivirus Plus, Internet Security and Total Security, it puts up for grabs a simpler version designed to fend off malware attacks while remaining resource-friendly.
The new Box should be available for the 2017 year-end holidays, and Tom's Guide will have a full review before then.] If the small, square, white Bitdefender Box looks familiar, it's the same hardware that was introduced in early 2015 to mixed reviews, including one from Tom's Guide.
Back then, it cost twice as much, worked with far fewer devices and didn't include antivirus software.
[Editor's Note: At CES 2017, Bitdefender announced a second-generation Box that should work well as a stand-alone router.
It will also have a much faster central processor, more RAM and more storage space.
Bitdefender's Box security appliance is a win-win for homes with lots of online devices, especially smart-home devices that wouldn't otherwise be secured.
Its unique hardware provides an extra layer of protection against the internet's seamier side, and scans for vulnerabilities on your home network.
Unless I am some sort of kaspersky fanboy I will never be too inclined to the idea of using Kaspersky over Norton.