The very latest version of Kaspersky's powerhouse security suite
Kaspersky Internet Security 2017 is a powerful suite of malware-hunting, anti-hacker, web safety tools.
There's antivirus. Browsing protection. 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 labs such as AV-Comparatives typically rate Kaspersky as offering some of the best protection around.
New this time is the Software Updater, which checks for updates to common applications (Adobe Reader, Flash, Java, Chrome, Firefox, more), and can optionally install them without you having to see or do anything at all.
A "Secure Connection" feature is essentially a privacy-oriented VPN (virtual private network), automatically kicking in to protect you when using wifi hotspots, web banking sites and more.
An Installation Assistance tool looks out for adware and other pests that get silently installed with some "free" software, and the Software Cleaner helps you decide what to remove.
An extended Anti-Banner system now uses a "powerful subscription catalog held by a third-party", making it significantly better at blocking popups, web ads and more.
Kaspersky has "enriched the design and usability of the main screens for all the new line products", apparently.
The product is now fully compatible with Windows 10, including the Anniversary Edition update, but Kaspersky hasn't forgotten about older systems - it still works with Windows XP. You can also use your Kaspersky Internet Security 2017 licence to activate the Mac or Android version.
BONUS! We're giving our Kaspersky customers, who purchase from this store, the powerful backup (and restore) application, O&O DiskImage 9 Professional, with a 1-PC licence, worth £32.99, for FREE! Use this Windows 10-compatible to backup either your most important files, or an entire drive, for either a quick restore or migration to a brand new computer.
Review by Mike Williams.