* Leading detection and elimination of viruses, worms and Trojans, adware/spyware and dialers and other malware.
* Innovative AHeAD (Advanced Heuristic Analysis and Detection) technology for the detection of unknown or rapidly changing attackers for proactive security.
* Real-time monitoring of all file accesses through integrated on-access scanner and on-demand scanner for manual and time-controlled scans.
* Integrated email scanner (POP3) for additional protection under Windows.
* Archive detection with selection of the archive types to be scanned and adjustable recursion depth.
* Quarantine management for secure isolation of infected and suspicious files under Windows.
* Planning and automation of routine tasks such as scans and updates.
* Compatible with 32-bit mode under 64-bit Linux systems incl. on-access scanning (UNIX).
* Phishing and Rootkit protection
* Virus check of every file and archive access
* Protection of active processes against undesired breakups
Fast, automated updates:
* Extremely small, bandwidth-saving signature and program updates.
* Automated updating via the Internet or distribution all over the network.
* Program update notification under UNIX with optional download.
Efficient configuration and administration:
* Central control center and user-oriented standard or expert configuration under Windows.
* Integrated planner for automation of routine tasks.
* Comprehensive notification and reporting functions.
* Fine-grain access and rights system for configuration and program modules under Windows.
* Network-wide administration by the Avira Security Management Center (SMC).