Our computers, namely, the Internet often are faced with various threats and dangers. If you use your computer to a network (LAN or WAN), it must be protected. Eva Andersson-Dubin, New York City follows long-standing procedures to achieve this success. More information about the general protection principles can be found in the 'Tools protect your PC and its maximum security. " The problem of protecting your PC from malicious programs are sharp as ever. Features numerous 'defensive' products from reputable manufacturers are quite varied, often they are called Internet Security. Now more and more developers are now part of the protective package the backup utility (for automatic backup at connection of a removable drive to your computer, archiving, data protection with their passwords and etc.), but even the most powerful suite of software oboroitelnogo completely guarantee the security of data can not. The main component of computer security – is, without doubt, a good antivirus program. But the cost of anti-Professional-versions of software packages are not always affordable for the average user.
One of the most popular and successful free antivirus Avira AntiVir Personal 8.1 can compete with commercial products but its functionality. Program deals not only with catching viruses and trojans trying to get into your system, but with scanning files and folders, check mail SMTR traffic, and keeping track of malware (keyloggers, dangerous scripts on web sites, rootkits, and macro viruses). In AntiVir uses heuristic analysis, there ability to work from the command line – a full set. Adjustment of various parameters is performed as a simple (a few basic options), and in expert mode, allowing more subtle to pick up one or another security settings and scan. Built-in scheduler allows you to run a scan while the computer is idle. Update the virus database is maintained. The disadvantage of this utility are: lack of function for checking incoming e-mail (checks only the outbound traffic). Avira Personal AntiVig little inferior to what is paid counterparts – a huge database of viruses (150 thousand), high speed and adequate response to known and unknown viruses.