Details of Internet Security in Windows® 7
What are the features and benefits of Windows 7 Internet security?
Nowadays, Internet is flooded with malicious programs like spyware and malware that intrudes your computer and steals information without your consent. So it is very essential that you have an operating system that is compatible with efficient antivirus software. Windows 7 is compatible with many Internet security software available in the market. Before downloading an Internet security software you should ensure the authenticity of the software, because there are many fake or rogue antispyware softwares on the Internet that try to steal your money and install spyware into your system. Windows 7 also provides Windows Defender which can remove viruses and other infectious programs from your computer.
Internet Security softwares compatible with Windows 7 are:
- Windows Firewall
- Kaspersky Internet Security
- ESET Smart Security
Windows Firewall is a software capable of filtering the packets of data that are received from the Internet. Windows Firewall was first introduced in Windows XP. It monitors all the data that you receive while you are accessing the Internet and blocks all malicious programs that try to attack your computer. So it is very essential that you switch on Windows Firewall before starting an Internet session.
Kaspersky Internet Security
Kaspersky is an Internet security software provider that has received appreciation from many users. They have launched their latest Internet security software called Kaspersky Internet Security 2011. It is powered with a number of features that can protect your computer without disturbing the you during work and without reducing system performance. It has both real-time protection and virus scanning features. The System Watcher Technology which is a new feature in the software, monitors all the system events and detects any dangerous behaviour accurately.
ESET Smart Security 4 is the latest addition for Internet security software. It has an excellent firewall that saves time by automatically creating the rules for the firewall according to the trends in the Internet usage of the user. Some spyware programs are even capable of hacking and corrupting the security software, but ESET Smart Security 4 can prevent the attack of viruses. The software also does not take up your laptop battery and thus saves energy.