now detects potentially unwanted programs, such as remote admin tools and commercial key loggers.Custom rules can be set for dealing with these types of programs.· avast!· New format for the virus definition file means faster updates and reduces demand on CPU/memory, resulting in uninterrupted computer use.· CPU optimization · Multi-threaded scanning optimization · avast! Avast Antivirus protects more than 230 million devices around the world.That means that we need to keep our products updated in order to offer the best protection for our users.
New in version 5, the proxy also supports scanning of SSL communication (gmail.com, · Web Shield · Scans all visited web pages and checks all files, pages and java scripts downloaded from the internet.Sometimes Avast may also block safe programs or websites because of the out-dated virus definitions. Major updates to Avast virus definitions are usually released daily, while the smaller ones are delivered constantly throughout the day via the streaming updates.By default all Avast antivirus solutions (Free Antivirus, Pro Antivirus, Internet Security and Premier) are downloading the virus definitions updates automatically when your computer has access to the Internet.In het oog springt de geheel vernieuwde en geprofessionaliseerde interface. This enables even unknown rootkits to be detected and stopped before they can do any damage.· avast! Intelligent Scanner - Behavior Shield - Fast application of updates - Silent/Gaming Mode - Multi-threaded scanning optimization - Graphical user interface· Real time anti-rootkit protection · Unique "on access" technology checks all kernel-mode drivers that the operating system is loading for signs of rootkit behavior.The module has two main components: a URL blocker, designed to block malicious URLs (as defined by the Virus Lab), and a lightweight intrusion-detection system.· Fast application of updates · New format for the virus definition file speeds up application of updates into avast!5.0 and reduces demand on CPU/memory, resulting in uninterrupted computer use. feature allows the splitting of large individual files between cores, accelerating the scanning process.Therefore it is important to keep the virus definitions up-to-date.Follow the steps below to learn how to do it manually on the offline machine.· IM Shield · Checks files downloaded while using instant messaging or “chat” programs.- AIM (AOL Instant Messenger), Gadu-Gadu, gaim/Pidgin, Google Talk, ICQ, IM2 Messenger, Infium, Miranda, m IRC, MSN/Windows Messenger, Odigo, Pal Talk Messenger, Psi Jabber Client, QIP, QQ, SIM, Skype, Tlen, Trillian, Wengo Phone, XFire, Yahoo! · Network Shield · Provides protection against network-based viruses.