Adware is a type of malware that’s not as threatening as system-destroying viruses or spyware that harvest data, but it’s equally irritating and intrusive. It’s also used to carry out unwanted tasks on your device, including recording the locations you visit and then displaying ads that are specific to those locations. Adware creators can earn revenue by displaying targeted advertising without having to sell their product directly.
Adaware review, unlike other competitors does not offer Windows security. The free version does not work with Mac or iOS devices. It only provides 24/7 technical support for users of the Total and Pro packages. The basic package includes real-time antivirus and behavior monitoring along with automatic downloading and a robust fire wall. However, it does not include email and web protection, or any additional features, such as a file shredder.
The program performed well in the tests in the lab of AV-test. It was able to remove all known threats it tested against and block 97% of zero-day attacks. These scores are impressive, however not as high as the top security suites.
If you choose to buy the top-tier solution, Adaware Total, it’s worth noting that it’s 30 percent more expensive than competitors. That’s because the company has taken the decision to stop offering different levels of protection and instead bundle their tools into a single package. This means you will only receive one license but can access a variety of PC maintenance and privacy www.programworld.org/spybot-review features, such as the removal of tracking cookie, optimization tools to speed up Windows boot time, and the ability to block applications from accessing the microphone or camera.