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Choose the Right Antivirus

Choosing the right antivirus software for your computer is a very important task.

Antivirus helps protect not only your identity, but also personal accounts such as email accounts and social media accounts. Depending on what type of virus gets into a computer, identities can be stolen or spam can be sent in large amounts from a number of accounts. Antivirus helps ensure neither of these instances happens. In a few easy steps, you can choose the best antivirus software for your personal needs.

Narrow Options Down

The first step in choosing antivirus software for your computer is to narrow down the options. Depending on what type of computer you are using depends on what kind of antivirus software is available. If upgrading your computer is an option in the near future, consider this also when narrowing down what type of antivirus software to use. A great site that compares different antivirus software programs is toptenreviews.com Continue reading

Bitdefender Total Security 2013Bitdefender Total Security 2013 is of course just one of many such products available on the market that all claim to protect your computer when you are on the Internet.

It does always pay you to spend time reading reviews in order to find out how good they are before you spend any money, so how does this particular product stand up in the world of computer security?

First, it is best to look at the features that come with this particular release because as you would expect there have been some improvements on the 2012 version in order to encourage you to update to the latest model. Basically, this 2013 version will act as an antivirus, a firewall, protect you against spam, and will also block people from accessing your personal information that is stored on your computer, but it has to be said that this is what you would tend to expect from this kind of software, so why is Bitdefender different?

One of the main differences is its autopilot feature because what this does is it decides if there is a security risk and it also blocks popups rather than getting your opinion on every single thing that could attack your computer. This is excellent as it means it can sit in the background working away and you will hardly even notice it is there as it will not bleep or go mad whenever you are online. Continue reading

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