If you’re looking for a basic, low-cost security solution, the suite that is included in Windows 10 or 11 is a great choice. It’s also referred to as Windows Security or Microsoft Defender and it comes with antivirus protection with a firewall, device monitoring as well as kid security (you can limit what your children are allowed to do online) and a host of other features.
Apart from the standard malware detection, prevention and neutralization capabilities, it also includes an anti-phishing password manager and a password manager tools. The firewall monitors both connections to and from the outside and Wi-Fi networks. It also comes with a menu that allows you to look up the details of suspicious connections.
In our tests, the software did a good enough job blocking the majority of phishing websites and dangerous downloads. Its reputation-based protection system makes use of a huge database to assign app and site reputation scores. Programs with low scores are automatically removed. In addition to this it also provides exploit protection to protect against attacks that attempt to alter your computer’s settings.
It’s good generally however it doesn’t have the malware detection rates that standalone competitors such as Norton and Bitdefender have. It does, however, include a password manager, it does not include other useful features like an optimizer for your PC or a VPN. The customer support look at this site options available are vast. There’s a massive community with extensive FAQs and forums as well as a variety of ways to contact an expert tech support via live chat or email.