The antivirus program from Kaspersky has high malware detection rates. The additional security features, including parental controls, file shredding and backups, as well as a VPN and secure browser, are also great additions. The software’s UI is a bit difficult to navigate, especially at first. The interface, however, becomes easy to use after a short initial setup process and there are a variety of options for customization that let you tailor Kaspersky to your needs. Additionally, the Timeline and Notification Center at the bottom of the “Home” screen make it simple to manage essential functions without leaving the main screen.
The company’s image was damaged when it was accused in 2017 of working with the Russian government, and some countries had banned its software. The company has been working to regain its credibility, even though the accusations were not proved. It launched its Global Transparency Initiative so that users could learn more about its code including threat detection rules, as well as processes for collecting data.
All Kaspersky subscriptions include real-time protection for Windows, Mac, and Android devices. Some plans include an iOS antivirus app that offers automatic scanning as well as on-demand scanning of settings, apps, and photos. Some premium plans, like Total Security and Internet Security offer additional features, such as an app locker that can store and display your personal apps and parental controls.