Avast Antivirus Review
avast is one of the top security suites rated in the market. It’s strong on security for mobile devices and desktops is able to scan for malware and includes other features, including an anti-theft feature and software updater. It also includes sandbox technology that checks files in an isolated location prior to installing them on your mobile device or computer to stop infection.
The user interface of Avast is clean and simple. The dashboard shows all of the tools that the suite has to offer, with simple icons. The menu bar and settings are clearly labeled and any new issues appear in a message tab on the dashboard. Avast’s complete scan has little impact on your performance of your system. The program also has a good score in tests of its protection against various types of malware, including ransomware.
In the latter part of 2019 and the beginning of 2020, Avast made headlines for collecting and selling users’ data using a feature called Jumpshot. Thankfully, Avast has halted this practice. It states that it no longer collects any personal information of users to be used for marketing.
Avast offers a variety of subscription plans that are suited to both individuals and companies. The basic home plan gives protection for up to five devices. Paid options offer more coverage as well as additional options like password management or ad blocking. Avast’s business plans have even more flexibility and other security features like encryption for internet traffic and the ability to monitor a USB port monitor that blocks the use of unauthorized removable storage, and the virtual private network for secure browsing.