Ad Aware Plus description
Anti-Spyware and Anti-Virus with Real Time Detection
Ad-Aware 2008 Plus allows you to combat the growing threats and latest advancements of malicious spyware and malware. This powerful anti-spyware software now includes integrated anti-virus protection, as well as extended threat detection.
Ad-Aware 2008 Plus protects you from spyware and malware that secretly takes control of your computer, resulting in aggressive advertising pop-ups, sluggish computer activity and even identity theft through stolen private information.
Ad-Aware 2008 Plus gives you the tools to detect hazardous content on your computer, clearly identify their threat level, and then give you the ability to remove unwanted content, so that your private information remains right where it should - under your control.
Lavasoft's advanced Code Sequence Identification (CSI) technology roots out deeply hidden malware and then searches for similar codes in order to identify emerging variants.
Ad-Aware 2008 Plus thoroughly scans your memory, registry, Hosts file, hard, removable and optical drives for known data-mining, aggressive advertising, parasites, scumware, keyloggers, Trojans, dialers, malware, browser hijackers, tracking components and rootkits.
The extended engine in Ad-Aware 2008 Plus boosts detection to include over one million additional virus and malware threats.
Keep your computer safe from malware with Ad-Aware 2008 Plus!
Here are some key features of "Ad Aware Plus":
· Advanced Code Sequence Identification Technology – Boost your privacy protection with precise detection of embedded
malware, including Trojans, worms, spyware and other forms of deceptive malware.
· Enhanced Rootkit Removal System – Guard against hidden threats attempting to access your system with our amplified rootkit removal technology.
· Improved Threat Detection – Powerful protection against cyber threats – including a defense against spyware, Trojans, bots, and other malicious programs – with an expanded threat database.
· Extensive Detection Database – Stay protected with regular updates from our extensive library of identified and analyzed threats.
· Fast, Efficient Updates – Save precious time and resources with compressed files resulting in quick product updates.
· Easy to Install and Use – Effortlessly maneuver the complexities of malware detection and removal with Ad-Aware’s user-friendly interface.
· Lavasoft ThreatWork – Direct access to submit suspicious files for analysis via ThreatWork, an alliance of global anti-spyware security volunteers actively fighting online threats.
· TrackSweep – Control privacy by erasing tracks left behind while surfing the Internet on multiple browsers, including Internet Explorer, Firefox and Opera, with one easy click of a button.
· Multiple Browser Support – Choose Internet Explorer, Firefox or Opera with expanded browser support.
· System Restore Point – Set a Windows system restore point after a scan to easily revert back to your clean system to recover from a spyware attack.
· Integrated Anti-Virus Protection - Powerful anti-spyware software now includes extended anti-virus protection. Lavasoft’s extended anti-virus engine boosts detection to include over one million additional virus and malware threats.
· Customizable Scans – Customizable scanning of RAM, registry, hard drives, external storage devices, and optical drives means you save time by scanning selected areas where known spyware programs are located.
· Substantially Reduced Use of Computer Memory – Tread lightly on system resources with a significant reduction in computer memory used while in watchguard mode.
· Hosts File Editor – Allows users to add, delete or make changes to the Hosts File to create Web navigational shortcuts and block specific sites
· Ad-Watch Real-Time Monitor – Immediate detection of malware, spyware, and viruses means deceptive applications can be safely removed before they are able to cause any damage to your PC.
· The Scheduler – Set automatic scans and updates to fit your personalized needs and optimize time and resources.
· Processor: Pentium III 600MHz or faster
· RAM: Operating system + 100 MB
· Hard Disk: 50 MB free space recommended
· Web Browser: Internet Explorer (version 5.5 or higher), Firefox (version 1.5 or higher), or Opera (version 9 or higher)