McAfee AntiVirus Plus Publisher's description
from McAfee, Inc.
Confidently surf, shop, and socialize online as our essential antivirus, antimalware, and firewall protect your PC and data.
McAfee Inc. AntiVirus Plus
Essential. The most effective protection against virus threats.
#1 in Malware Detection*
With thousands of new viruses created every day, relying on traditional security updates isn't enough anymore. Unlike the competition, exclusive McAfee Active Protection technology instantly analyzes and blocks new and emerging threats in milliseconds so there's virtually no gap in your protection.
Fast and Effective
Work or play with minimal interruptions with fast and effective virus, malware, and spyware scanning. Schedule security scans when you're not using your PC. Automatic scans and updates occur when your PC is idle. All of which means, McAfee® AntiVirus Plus won't slow you down
Easy to Use
The Home Screen gives you all the information you need at a glance. And you're never more than one click away from it, which eliminates popup windows and makes for easy navigation. Simplified alerts and scan results make it easier than ever to protect your PC.
Exclusive McAfee Active Protectionв„ў technology
McAfee Active Protectionв„ў technology instantly analyzes and blocks new and emerging threats in milliseconds, so there's virtually no gap in your protection. Unlike the competition, threats are analyzed and blocked in milliseconds, so you don't have to wait for regular updates to arrive.
Detects, blocks, and removes viruses, spyware, adware, even rootkits insidious programs designed to tamper with your PC.
Blocks outsiders from hacking into your PC.
Helps you know about a website's risks before you click to stop malware threats. Advanced phishing protection alerts you to websites that may try to steal your identity or gain access to your financial information. Provides site ratings in 22 popular search engines.
Rely on real time scanning to automatically protect you against threats to your PC. Enjoy fast subsequent full system scan time which won't slow you down.
Small memory footprint means less impact on your day-to-day PC activity.
Small download size enables you to quickly get up and running.
Easily check the status of your protection, monitor how many threats have been blocked, and manage your securityвЂ”all from the McAfee home screen.
Idle Timer & Scheduler
Reserve security scans and updates for when you are not using your PC, for less disruptions.
Alerts are unintrusive and easy to understand
Safely removes junk files that slow down your PC.
Digitally destroys no-longer-needed sensitive files to prevent anyone from accessing them.
Get quick access to consolidate fragmented files and folders.
What's New in This Release:NEW High-performance scanning engine:
· We built our next-generation scanning engine to guard your PC from the latest viruses, Trojans, spyware, rootkits, and other threats, all without seriously compromising battery life or slowing your PC down.
ENHANCED Safe searching and shopping:
· With color-coded icons next to every search result, including popular social networking sites, you’ll know if the site you’re about to visit is safe.
ENHANCED Digital data message:
· including the location of the blocked IP address and what makes the connection unsafe.
NEW Home screen:
· Got a touch-friendly device?
· Our new home screen is built with your fingers in mind. And it still works great with a track pad or mouse, so navigating to common security tasks is
· a breeze—on any device.
ENHANCED Security reports:
· We’ve redesigned the security report to bring you the information you need in visually interesting ways. The new report includes relevant images and links for an easier-to-understand snapshot of what’s going on in the world of security.
NEW Vulnerability scanner:
· If your OS and programs are out of date, you could be vulnerable to threats. The new vulnerability scanner checks your PC for missing updates, and then recommends solutions to keep you safe.
NEW Malicious ads and popup protection:
· Websites don’t always have control over the ads they display. Sometimes, you might find a risky ad on a site you trust every day. McAfee automatically blocks suspect malicious ads to keep you protected.
System Requirements:No special requirements.
Program Release Status: New Release
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall