Adaware Antivirus Free is a combination of antispyware and antivirus features, recently adding a download protection option to block dangerous files to be written on disk, a sandbox working as a secure virtual environment for not yet evaluated apps, and advanced detection granted by two engines working together and under constant update. Cyber attacks are tackled by antispyware software that proved its reliability over the years.
Malware prevention effectiveness is high thanks to a real time registry protection capability that detects any attempt to make changes to the registry. Step-by-step detection through pin point scanning, and silent mode while gaming are also possible.
Bad websites and URLs are identified and remembered on the data base, so that phishing is no longer possible, the ID Watchdog constantly monitoring the user’s credit card and issuing warnings in case somebody tries an identity theft procedure.