Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition is abnormally simple antivirus software as there are no complicated settings to confuse you. Everything has been kept to minimal so that it doesn’t intervene in your workflow.
This Free antivirus from Bitdefender offers a reasonable set of features like real-time protection, simple on-demand and system scans that will run automatically when your system is idle.
- Real-time Shield - ensures that the files are scanned as they are accessed or copied. Every file you just downloaded from the Internet is scanned immediately.
- Active Virus Control - is a groundbreaking proactive detection technology that is able to detect new potential threats for which default protection has not yet been released.
- Anti-rootkit - this technology blocks rootkits that are often designed to hide the existence of certain processes or programs from the normal methods of detection.
- Early Boot Scanning - ensures that the system is being scanned at boot time as soon as all critical services are loaded. This further improves virus detection at system startup, while improving boot time.
- Auto Scan - this technology avoids redundant actions and focuses efforts only on risky areas.
- Intrusion Detection System - this technology makes sure that applications installed on your PC doesn’t access suspected data theft servers and leak your information to it.
- B-Have - B-HAVE proactively detects unknown threats that other products miss by analyzing application’s behavior in a safe environment. If no malicious actions are detected, B-HAVE starts the program normally; otherwise, it will automatically quarantine or delete it.
- HTTP Scanning - Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition also scans all the links you are accessing from your browser, checking them for various scams or credit card Phishing attempts and blocking them when they are unsafe.