Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus protects you from online threats with the world’s most powerful cloud security solution, keeping you safe no matter how or where you connect. It scans faster, uses fewer system resources, and protects you in real-time by instantly identifying and blocking new threats as soon as they appear. It runs on most supported systems, even slow or older computers.
It uses 143x less disk space than the next closest competitor. This chart compares the total size of files added during the installation of Antivirus products. Products with lower installation sizes are considered better-performing products in this category.
Malware protection should be paramount for anyone, especially given the abundance of threats that roam all over the Internet. A fast and accurate antivirus solution, coupled with a firewall should do the trick for most users and there are quite a few options you can go for.
Among the cloud-based solutions that seem to gain more and more ground nowadays, Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus aims to offer the best protection and the most efficient resource usage by using advanced technology end-to-end.
It uses 11x less computer memory than the closest competitor during the system idle. This chart compares the average amount of RAM in use by an Antivirus tool during a period of system idle. This average is taken from a sample of ten memory snapshots taken at roughly 60 seconds apart after reboot. Products with lower idle RAM usage are considered better-performing products in this category.
It is up and running in 5 seconds – 38x faster than the competitor average. This chart compares the minimum installation time it takes for Antivirus products to be fully functional and ready for use by the end-user. Products with lower installation times are considered better-performing products in this category.
Through a user-friendly interface, you can access a variety of functions that are made to work together and make sure the computer stays protected at all times. There are several components specially designed for the protection of your system, namely the realtime and web shields, alongside the firewall that is built-in Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus.
There is also a powerful ‘Identity Protection‘ module that will keep your personal information private and safe from phishing attempts. Thus, the content of the clipboard is shielded, as is the browsing data, as well as the browser components and cookies.
Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus Features
Hassle-Free Cloud Security
Set it and forget it, cloud-based protection offers real-time updates to secure against known and newly discovered threats.
Lightning for fast scans
Webroot scans take about 20 seconds. That’s up to 60x faster than competing products, while still offering superior protection. Plus, with cloud-based updates, your internet security is always up to date.
Secure Browsing and Real-time Anti-Phishing
Proactively checks URLs and websites for malicious content while blocking fake sites that trick you into entering personal information.
Identity theft protection
Webroot protects your usernames, account numbers, and other personal information against keyloggers, spyware, and other online threats targeting valuable personal data.
Whether its built-in hardware or an accessory, webcams can be especially vulnerable to cybercrime, giving hackers eyes and ears wherever you access your device. Internet security software is your surest safeguard against threats like Trojan malware hijacking your webcam.
An interesting feature of Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus is the ability to take care of specific applications you designate and which may be handling personal info. Also, some programs can be either blocked from accessing and propagating such private data or allowed to process the information as they see fit (you should use this strictly for trusted apps).
The set of anti-malware tools that this software comes with can help in the removal of some infections that may have crawled into your PC. Besides the ‘Manual Threat Removal‘ utility that helps you clean any file and the registry entries that came with it, you can reset the system policies to their default values, as well as the desktop wallpaper and the screensaver.
System Requirements of Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus
|Operating System||Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7/8/10|
|Processor||Intel® Pentium®/Celeron® family, or AMD®K6/Athlon™/Duron™ family, or other compatible processors|
|Memory||128 MB RAM (minimum)|
|Storage Space||10 MB Hard Disk Space|
|Network Connection||Internet access|
Technical Specification of Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus
|Software Name||Webroot SecureAnywhere Software For Windows V 188.8.131.52|
|File Size||4.7 MB|
Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus is the ‘SafeStart Sandbox’ that will make it possible for you to run any program that may seem suspicious in a virtual environment to check if it tries to make unauthorized modifications to the computer.
Thanks to the many customizable features it packs, It manages to put up a good performance, even if it is limited by Internet connectivity which is needed to perform the scan virus for PC since this is a cloud-based solution.