Comodo Antivirus for PC has been a popular choice among other antiviruses for many years. This is available for Windows 10/7/8/Vistas, Android, Mac and Linux. It offers different security solutions for personal or business use. There are three antiviruses’ options available for Windows- Comodo Internet Security Premium, Comodo Internet Security Pro and Comodo Internet Security Complete. All these antiviruses come with internet security features and other advanced features which uses the latest technology to detect viruses, spyware, adware, rootkits, worms, Trojan horses, and other malware.
The antivirus uses heuristic behavioral based malware detection, which locates a malware on the basis of its behavior. It tested as the best antivirus in AV lab test results in 2018.It comes with ransomware protection, real time protection, email protection and cloud based scanning. Cloud based scanning makes sure that antivirus is updated regularly with real time virus definitions.
Comodo Antivirus for PC uses DDP (Default Deny Protection), which makes sure that only known and safe listed files and applications are identified and accessible by the user.It also uses sandboxing technology, which creates a virtual operating environment for storing or opening malicious files.
As it comes with internet security feature, it provides features like safe shopping and banking, key logger protection and blocking screen capturing. The cloud based behavioral analysis helps to detect zero-day malware instantly. Cloud based whitelisting features helps the user to identify trusted vender and files. Comodo Antivirus for PC also offers a game mode, where the user will not be disturbed during the ongoing game. It includes various scanning options- on demand scanning, on access scanning and one click scanning. It comes equipped with a firewall, which helps protecting your PC from network attacks. Interface was fairly simple to use, but had a paramount of settings that would be difficult in the beginning to understand. Many users believe that configuration settings were on ‘expert’ level, and not good for beginners Which makes it a great option if you have a prior knowledge of antiviruses and you know your way around configurations.
The AV lab tests showed a good result but later with other lab testing and user testing, the antivirus was found to be weak against phishing attacks. It also showed to slow down systems performance .The antivirus lacks features like a file shredder and password manager. After being installed the antivirus changes your default browser and search engine. It does not have a webcam or microphone protection. It also lacks the VPN(Virtual Private Network) feature .Comodo Antivirus for PC , offers 24×7 technical support for the users. It makes up for its drawbacks with features like ransomware protection, real time protection, and secure downloading and email protection. The antivirus combined with internet security helps to provide a complete security for your PC. It is not merely an antivirus ,it is also anti rootkit, anti-spyware, and anti-malware. It defends the PC against malware effectively. The cloud based scanning, sandbox technology ,along with DDP ,makes it a great choice for the users.