Adware is a form of malware that’s not quite as dangerous as system-destroying virus or data-harvesting spyware, but it’s just as infuriating and disruptive. It’s also often used to execute unwanted tasks on your device, such as recording the places you go to and then displaying advertisements that are targeted to those specific locations. This is a great way for adware creators to earn money without the need to sell their product directly.
Adaware review is, unlike other similar products offers only Windows security. The free version doesn’t support Mac or iOS devices. It also only provides 24/7 technical support for paid users of its Pro and Total packages. The basic package includes real-time anti-virus and behavior monitoring, as well as automatic downloads and a robust fire barrier. It doesn’t offer email and web protection, or any additional features, such as a file shredder.
In AV-test’s lab tests, the software performed well. It was able to eliminate all known threats and block 97% of attacks of 0-day. These scores are impressive, but they’re not as impressive than those of the top security suites.
Adaware Total is currently 30% more expensive than the competition. That’s because the company has decided to move away from offering different levels of protection and instead bundle their tools into one package. While this means that you’ll only have one license, it will provide access to a wide range of PC and privacy tools, including the removal of tracking cookies optimization tools that speed up Windows boot times as well as the ability to block apps from accessing your camera or microphone.