Kaspersky Total Security 2021 is a powerful set of web security, anti-hacker, and malware tools. There is the antivirus. Protection of navigation. A firewall. Exploit protection. A vulnerability scanner, parental controls, webcam and audio protection, online transaction protection, and more.
These features have real value, too. Independent testing laboratories, such as AV-Comparatives, typically classify Kaspersky as offering some of the best protection around.
The Software Updater checks for updates to common applications (Adobe Reader, Flash, Java, Chrome, Firefox, etc.) and optionally you can install them without having to see or do anything.
A “Secure connection” feature is essentially a privacy-oriented VPN (a virtual private network), which is automatically activated to protect you when you use Wi-Fi hotspots, web banking sites, and more.
An Installation Assistance tool searches for adware and other pests that install silently with some “free” software, and the Software Cleaner helps you decide what to remove.
What’s new in Kaspersky Total Security 2021? Your computer is now protected while booting or restarting, there is better protection against manipulation of files on your hard drive by third parties, additional notifications to warn against possible malicious websites and, for any distributor, Kaspersky has greatly facilitated a user to be able to add a new license to an expired subscription instead of forcing the user to renew.