BitDefender

BitDefender Product Overview

BitDefender Internet Security BitDefender Total Security BitDefender Total Security BitDefender Internet Security

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BitDefender Product Overview

Thanks to great reviews and awards from independent testing firms over the past few years, BitDefender has proven bigger is definitely not always better. The company can offer both more basic malware protection, and advanced home Internet Security solutions with file encryption, secure online storage and more. Not sure which BitDefender product to choose? Take a look at the below feature overview table. Potential discounts will be reflected on product pages when available.

 

Unless otherwise stated, listed prices are for 1 year, 1-3 users. Multi-user and multi-year licenses available for all products.

BitDefender Antivirus Plus

BitDefender Antivirus Plus

BitDefender Internet Security

BitDefender Internet Security

BitDefender Total Security

BitDefender Total Security

Reg. price*, 1 year:

$49.95

$69.95

$79.95

Operating System/Platform:
Windows Antivirus iconInternet Security for PCs:
The software works with PCs, including Windows 8.
Internet Security for PCs Yes Yes Yes
Mac Antivirus iconInternet Security for Mac:
The software offers Internet Security tools to protect your Mac.
Internet Security for Mac No1 No1 No1
Mobile Antivirus iconMobile Internet Security:
The software includes mobile security features to protect your smartphone from Internet threats.
Mobile Internet Security No No No
Internet Security Features:
Malware Protection iconMalware Protection:
Your computer and/or smartphone will be protected from malware, including viruses, Trojans, botnets, rootkits, spyware, and more.
Malware Protection Yes Yes Yes
Realtime Protection iconReal-Time Protection:
Realtime protection means that the software constantly monitors and checks content as it is created, opened, or copied. Software updates often occur automatically, in order to keep your level of protection completely up-to-date at all times, unless you opt out from this.
Realtime Protection Yes Yes Yes
Cloud-Based Protection iconCloud-Based Protection:
In addition to the security features that use your computer, cloud-based Internet Security solutions also utilize the Cloud. This allows for e.g. quicker response time to new Internet threats, which can often be stopped already in the Cloud. Cloud-based technologies also often help lower the use of computer system resources.
Cloud-Based Protection Yes Yes Yes
Silent Internet Security iconSilent Internet Security:Antivirus software is considered 'silent' if it is or has options for running silently in the background, without constantly reminding the user of its existence. Some people prefer this; others want more interaction. Most software will have options for both. Silent Protection / Silent Mode Yes Yes Yes
Online Banking iconOnline Banking Features:
The software offers features for an additional level of protection while doing online banking, and other sensitive tasks.
Online Banking Features Yes Yes Yes
Virtual Keyboard iconVirtual Keyboard:
A virtual keyboard is often a type of popup keyboard on your screen, which shows up on demand or when you are about to enter a keyword. It is meant to protect you from keyloggers. Some software will instead offer other types of keylogging protection, e.g. encryption.
Virtual Keyboard / Keystroke Encryption Yes Yes Yes
Identity Theft Protection iconIdentity Theft Protection:
The software will protect you from phishing attacks and other attempts at stealing your identity.
Identity Theft Protection Yes Yes Yes
Parental Control iconParental Controls:
Parental controls will allow you to monitor and restrict what your children do and see online, as well as setup Internet time schedules.
Parental Controls No Yes Yes
Firewall iconFirewall:A firewall solution prevents unauthorized access to or from a computer and/or a private network. Some Internet Security solutions now utilize (and strengthen) the operating system firewall, rather than offering their own. Firewall No Yes Yes
Entertainment Security Features:
Social Networking Protection iconSocial Networking: The software offers tools and features created specifically for the social networking space, including popular websites like Facebook and Twitter. For example, suspicious links may be marked as such, and the software may advice you of any issues with your security settings Social Networking Protection Yes Yes Yes
Instant Messaging (IM) Protection iconIM Protection:
The software includes tools and features specifically meant to monitor Instant Messaging (IM) programs for suspicious activity and content.
Instant Messaging Protection Yes Yes Yes
Gaming Mode iconGaming Mode:
Some software offers a Gaming Mode, appreciated by those who enjoy playing games online. It works by minimizing interruptions and reducing use of computer resources while you are playing games. Only critical notifications will show up on your screen.
Gaming Mode Yes Yes Yes
Additional Advanced Security Features:
Anti-Theft icon"Anti-Theft Anti-Theft Tools No No Yes
Encryption Features icon"Encryption File Encryption No No Yes
Password Manager icon"Password Password Manager No No No
Encryption Features icon"Secure Secure Delete / File Shredder Yes Yes Yes
Other Advanced and/or Unique Features:
Secure Online Storage iconSecure Online Storage:
Some Internet Security software now come with secure online storage. You'll be able to store important information, and often also access your information from anywhere in the world, even while away from your computer and/or mobile device.
Secure Online Storage No No Yes2
Computer Backup Tools iconComputer Backup:
Some security software come with built-in computer backup tools, allowing you to backup your important information. In the event of computer failure or other problems, you'll easily be able to recover lost data.
Computer Backup No No Yes
Network Manager iconNetwork Manager:
Network Manager features allow you to manage the security of your whole home network from a single location, including configuration, updating and scan scheduling of the software.
Network Manager Yes Yes Yes
Computer Tuneup & Optimizaion iconComputer Tuneup & Optimization:
Rather than requiring a separate solution, some Internet Security software include computer tuneup and optimization tools to keep your computer running at peak performance.
Computer Tuneup & Optimization No No Yes
Software Updater iconSoftware Updater:
A Software Updater is a rather unique tool in Internet Security software. This type of tool will ensure that all the software installed on your computer is up to date, something that will minimize the risk of vulnerabilities.
Software Updater No No No
Remote Access iconRemote Access:
A rare additional feature in Internet Security software is remote access, allowing you to remotely access your computer from anywhere in the world.
Remote Access No No No
Help & Support:
Customer Support iconHelp & Support:
The software comes with free customer support. Often, this will include the option of phone, email, or online chat support, but may vary depending on the company.
Help & Support Yes3 Yes3 Yes3
 
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BitDefender Antivirus Plus

BitDefender Antivirus Plus


BitDefender Internet Security

BitDefender Internet Security


BitDefender Total Security

BitDefender Total Security

Reg. price, 1 year:

$49.95

$69.95

$79.95

 

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*Prices listed in this comparison are regular pricing for 1 year, 1-3 users, unless otherwise stated. Potential discounts will be posted on each product page when available.

1. For antivirus software for Mac from BitDefender, see BitDefender Antivirus for Mac.

2. BitDefender Total Security comes with 2GB online storage/backup space, with the option to purchase more space if needed.

3. BitDefender offers chat, forum, and phone support, in addition to regular software documentation, etc.

     

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BitDefender BitDefenderBitDefender, a division of SoftWin, was founded in Romania in 2001 and now provides security solutions to over 41 million users worldwide. Although BitDefender is smaller than some other brands presented on The Antivirus Store website, it often gets great reviews for its consumer products, BitDefender Antivirus Plus, BitDefender Internet Security, and BitDefender Total Security. In addition, BitDefender is still quite affordable compared to some other brands.

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BitDefender Contact & Support Information

For technical support, information about your BitDefender orders, or other customer support-related matters, please contact BitDefender directly through the company’s website:

BitDefender Official Website

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