McAfee Total Protection includes the following
programs and features:
Simplified protection status
Easily review your computer's protection status,
check for updates, and fix potential protection
Automated updates and upgrades
Automatically download and install updates for
your registered programs. When a new version
of a registered McAfee program is available,
you get it at no charge while your subscription
is valid, ensuring that you always have
Receive notification of emergency virus outbreaks
and security threats. Then remove, neutralize,
or learn more about the threat.
Comprehensive virus protection
Protect your computer from the latest security
threats, including viruses, Trojans, tracking
cookies, spyware, adware, and other potentially
unwanted programs. Protection extends beyond
the files and folders on your desktop, targeting
threats from different points of entry — including
e-mail, instant messages, and the Web. No tedious
Resource-aware scanning options
Use minimal computer resources when scanning so
that higher priority is given to other tasks.
Using minimal computer resources does not reduce
the effectiveness of the scan. VirusScan offers
you the flexibility to customize real-time
and manual scanning options if you want to;
but if you don't, your computer remains
Let VirusScan decide how to repair a threat.
If VirusScan detects security threats while
running a real-time or manual scan, it tries
to handle the threat automatically according
to the threat type. This way, most threats
can be detected and neutralized without your
Standard and custom protection levels
Guard against intrusion and suspicious activity
using Firewall's default or customizable protection
Receive recommendations, dynamically, to help you
determine whether programs should be granted Internet
access or network traffic should be trusted.
Intelligent access management for programs
Manage Internet access for programs, through alerts
and event logs, and configure access permissions
for specific programs.
Prevent alerts regarding intrusion attempts and
suspicious activities from distracting you during
Computer startup protection
Protect your computer from intrusion attempts,
unwanted programs, and network traffic as soon
as Windows starts.
System service port control
Manage open and closed system service ports
required by some programs.
Manage computer connections
Allow and block remote connections between
other computers and your computer.
HackerWatch information integration
Track global hacking and intrusion patterns through
HackerWatch's Web site, which also provides current
security information about programs on your
computer, as well as global security events and
Internet port statistics.
Instantly block all inbound and outbound traffic
between your computer and the Internet.
Instantly restore Firewall's original protection
Advanced Trojan detection
Detect and block potentially malicious
programs, such as Trojans, from relaying
your personal information on the Internet.
Track recent inbound, outbound, and intrusion
Monitor Internet traffic
Review worldwide maps showing the source of hostile
attacks and traffic. You can also locate detailed
owner information and geographical data for
originating IP addresses, analyze inbound and
outbound traffic, and monitor program bandwidth and
Protect your privacy from possible Internet threats.
Using heuristic-like functionality, McAfee provides
a tertiary layer of protection by blocking items
that display symptoms of attacks or characteristics
of hacking attempts.
Sophisticated traffic analysis
Review inbound and outbound Internet traffic and
program connections, including those that are
actively listening for open connections. This allows
you to see and act upon programs that can be
vulnerable to intrusion.