Adware is a type of malware that’s not quite as dangerous as system-destroying virus or spyware that harvest data, but it can be just as perplexing and invasive. It can also carry out unwanted tasks on your device, such as recording your visits to certain locations and displaying ads specifically tailored to the specific locations. Adware creators can earn revenue through the display of targeted advertisements without the need to sell their product directly.
Adaware review, unlike many other competing products it only provides Windows protection. The free www.programworld.org/comodo-antivirus-review version is not compatible with Mac or iOS devices. It offers 24/7 technical support to paid users of the Pro and Total packages. The basic package provides real-time anti-virus and behavioral monitoring along with automatic downloading and a strong fire wall. It does not include web and email protection as well as any other features such as a file shredder.
In the tests of AV-test’s labs The software performed well. It was able to remove all the known threats it was tested against and block 97% of 0-day attacks. These are impressive, but not as impressive as best security suites.
Adaware Total is currently 30% more expensive than the other competitors. This is because the company has decided to move away from providing multiple levels of protection and instead, bundle their tools into one package. Although you’ll only receive one license, it does give you access to a vast array of PC security and privacy tools, such as the removal of tracking cookies optimization tools to speed up Windows boot times and the ability to block applications from accessing your camera or microphone.