Avast Internet Security offers defence level protection against viruses, ransomware, spyware, zero-second threats, and home Wi-Fi network vulnerabilities. The comprehensive suite of features includes SafeZone (shop and bank online without divulging any additional information) and a powerful firewall, a secure browser, a sandbox that allows you can run programs virtually, and more.
Its malware engine scored a near-perfect score during our tests, and it identified a wide range of new threats that other top products missed. The suite also provides excellent security for the web, catching numerous websites that could have stolen passwords and other sensitive information.
Premium versions include additional tools to protect your home network. These include a firewall and an anti-tracking feature. The software comes with a variety of options for customization, such as scanning schedules, as well as real-time security.
Premier and Internet Security have intuitive interfaces that are easy to navigate. The software comes with clear labels and descriptions that make it easy to understand the functions. It also puts emphasis on user-friendliness, providing options for customisation and a simple installation process.
The free antivirus software offered by Avast is excellent however, you should consider paying for extra features, such as game mode which speeds up scans, updates and lets you examine the resources on your system. Avast’s paid membership also includes complete customer support and access to the mobile security app.