Avast Premium Security
- Open Source
- In English
Avast Premium Security is advanced security software that protects against all kinds of security threats. Avast Software SRO developed the Avast Premium Security software; it is a multinational company which mainly specializes in cybersecurity software. The company has its headquarters in the Czech Republic; the headquarter is responsible for the research and development of computer security software, machine learning and artificial intelligence. Avast has more than 435 million active users and the second largest market share among anti-malware application vendors in April 2020. Since 2017, Avast has been the most famous Antivirus vendor in the Market.
Avast Antivirus is a vast family of truly cross-platform internet security antivirus; it is available for Microsoft Windows, macOS, Android and iOS. The Avast antiviruses come in both freeware and a paid version that provides browser security, computer security, antivirus, firewall, anti-spam, anti-spyware and anti-phishing solutions. Avast Premium Security provides improved home network scanning, secure banking, firewall, automatic software updates, DNS hijacking protection, data shredding, etc. Avast Premium Security comes with a plan that can enable it on ten different devices so that you can protect your data across all your devices.
Better Quality Passwords
Many people have the bad habit of storing passwords in their computer browser, and thus the passwords face a risk of getting stolen. But Avast Premium Security comes with a password manager that makes sure your passwords are unbreakable, safe and you don’t have to remember all of them, just one.
Security for Private Networks
The Home Network Scanning feature of Avast comes with 12 types of network vulnerability detectors, which means whenever you use your house’s wifi connection you don’t have to worry about your important documents being stolen by a stranger.
If any site you need to use seems suspicious, or if you want to do a financial transaction in total security and isolation from any threats, Avast has the perfect solution to the problem. With the help of Avast’s SafeZone, it is now possible to complete any transaction in complete isolation.
When a file is deleted, or any device's hard disk is formatted the files may disappear, but they are still there till space is not occupied with some other data. That's where Avast comes in you can delete your files with the help of Data Shredder and make then irretrievable, so that f you sell your laptop or lend it to someone, you don’t have to worry about your data’s privacy.
Avast provides SecureDNS to protect you against DNS hijacking. DNS hijacking happens when you accidentally enter your important login data in a fake website that looks similar to the original one. The SecureDNS in Avast provides an encrypted connection between your PC and the DNS server.
How to download and Install Avast Premium Security?
- 1. Click the download button given in the top-right corner. When you click on it, your installer starts downloading.
- 2. Before starting the installer, make sure that you don't have any other antivirus installed.
- 3. After the installer is downloaded, go to your browser's default Downloads folder and double-click on it to run the setup.
- 4. When the installer starts running, specify the path where you want the software to get installed.
- 5. When asked, allow Avast to access your Windows Firewall.
- 6. When asked for the product activation key, enter the product key purchased from the official website or install the software with the 30days trial version.
- 7. Now that the software is installed, you will be asked to configure various security settings, follow the instructions and complete the process.
- 8. Your antivirus is now installed, and you're ready to use your PC.
- Excellent protection against online threats.
- Free solution great for Android.
- Avast has a good review rating.
- Claims of stealing and reselling data against Avast
- Full protection for Windows is expensive
App Name: Avast Premium Security
License: Open Source
OS: Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10 / Windows 7 64 / Windows 8 64 / Windows 10 64
Latest Update: 2020-11-23
Developer: AVAST Software
User Rating: 4.21