Your PC Workspace, Secured12:00 AM EST Mon. Mar. 17, 2008
F-Secure Corp.'s Internet Security 2008 includes everything necessary to secure a PC. Antivirus? Present. Antispyware? Check. Firewall? Looking great. Antiphishing, antispam and parental controls? Yes, yes and yes. It even has a free trial version of F-Secure Mobile Anti-Virus for Windows Mobile and other phones.
The combined antivirus and antispyware components scan files on a daily, weekly or monthly basis. It can also scan whenever the PC has been idle for a specified time, allowing more frequent scans for high-risk systems. Internet Security 2008 can disinfect, quarantine or delete infected files and spyware.
Product: F-Secure Internet Security 2008
F-Secure leverages its DeepGuard technology using behavior analysis to kill all dangerous processes automatically and immediately. If a process is ambiguous, a pop-up box asks users to identify the program, which means that the malware will get zapped if it tries to execute.
Nothing happened when installing malware executables, which was perplexing until a look at the logs revealed that Internet Security 2008 prevented them from launching at all. There was no notification that the movie file was actually a Trojan in disguise.
The desktop firewall automatically configures recognized applications, such as Firefox, and displays a prompt only for unknown applications.
System builders can sell an OEM version with new computers. Internet Security 2008 can be installed and preconfigured prior to the sale.