Adware is a kind of malware that isn’t quite as sinister as system-destroying viruses or data-harvesting spyware. However, it’s just as irritating and intrusive. It can also execute unwanted tasks on your device, like recording your visits to certain locations and then displaying advertisements that are targeted to the specific locations. This is a great method for creators of adsware to earn money without the need to sell their product directly.
Adaware review is, unlike other competing products, only offers Windows protection. The free version does not support Mac or iOS devices. It also only provides 24/7 technical support to paid users of its Total and Pro packages. The basic package comes with real-time security and behavior monitoring, as well as automatic downloads and a strong fire wall. It doesn’t offer web and email protection as well as any other features such as a file shredder.
The software did well in the tests conducted by AV-test in the lab. It was able remove all known threats and block 97% attacks of 0-day. These scores are impressive, however they’re not as impressive as the scores of the most popular security suites.
Adaware Total is currently 30 percent more expensive than competitors. The reason for this is that the company has decided to stop offering different levels of protection, and instead, bundle all their tools into one bundle. This means that you only have one license, but you are able to access a large collection of PC maintenance and privacy features, including the removal of tracking cookie optimization tools to speed up Windows boot time and the ability to block apps from accessing your camera or microphone.