BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2018 Review

This BitDefender Antivirus Review was revised and updated on Nov 20, 2017.

Bitdefender antivirus plus 2018 review
Bitdefender antivirus plus 2018 Revie

BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2018 is a top performer Antivirus Software and it’s our best in class antivirus software, and its rated No. 1 security solution according to independent AV-Comparatives study published in August of 2017, BitDefender scored excellent in real-time protection antivirus and , with the new version BitDefender has revolutionized the market with exciting features lightest running antivirus on CPU and memory Overall BitDefender blocked 99.6% of all viruses in our testing’s and was able to remove 99% of all viruses we through at it during our test .

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  • Very light on CPU and Fast Scan
  • Social Network Protection
  • Real-time protection and updates
  • New Ransomware Protection
  • Password Manager
  • No parental control features
Bottom Line

BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2018 remains one of the best antivirus software in the market for this year, you will be impressed with BitDefender light resources usage, and strong antivirus and anti spyware protection. With the new safepay to secure financial transactions and Bitdefender Photon to improve PC speed.

BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2018 Review

Bitdefender antivirus plus 2018 dashboardThe quality and performance of the recently released BitDefender Antivirus Plus has impressed us, The new 2018 edition sees some excellent new functions and the improvement, and it has a full lineup of features. Moreover, new features set and enhancement make it one of the best and top antivirus software in the market , such features as Bitdefender Safepay which will secure your online transactions and will Keeps hackers at bay by automatically opening all your online banking pages in a separate, secure browser. And with the Security Widget which will allow you to track of all of your security related tasks, plus lets you quickly and easily drag-and-drop files for quick scanning for viruses—right from your desktop.

Installation and Design

Installing BitDefender doesn’t require a reboot, the download was simple, one click process and it takes 2 minutes to finish installation which is not bad for antivirus software and it’s faster than the 2017 version.

BitDefender 2018 Interface hasn’t changed much over the 2017 version There’ve been some decorative changes, using Highlighted with the familiar security colors of green for safe and red for danger, Which makes this version easier to use and faster to get started with?

Features Set

Bitdefender antivirus plus 2018 privacy featuresBitDefender Antivirus Plus offers a surprising feature, access MyBitdefender dashboard to See all the status and licensing information about your software and services in your own, anywhere on any device, including mobile devices.

One of the new feature that directly impact your security is the USB Immunizer with will immunizes any Flash Drive from viruses, when they are connected to your computer, so that you never worry again about USBs infecting you or your friends.

In matter of protection against any new level of threat, Bitdefender added new features called ransomware protection, Ransomware its called also an “FBI-Virus” its high threat hit in the beginning of 2015, its way will stop your PC from running and you cant get access to your PC and its will use FBI Logo and massage show that you have done something illegal with your device, now with the new Bitdefender will encrypt your data and catch this king of virus and will prevent it from controlling your PC

Bitdefender antivirus plus 2018 full system scanOne of powerful feature is Rescue mode, which allow you to Reboots your computer in a trusted environment, which is used for cleanup and restoration, which will allow the user to have a rescue CD to scan from, but it doesn’t require the user to download and burn the rescue CD image

Using Bitdefender, you can be confident knowing that you are not infecting your friends with bad Facebook links, P2P file sharing or links shared via chat. Bitdefender filters/blocks social-networking specific e-threats by scanning the links you receive from your Facebook and Twitter friends, monitors your privacy settings, and much more!. It can also lock down your personal information so that your kids or other people using your PC do not share sensitive information like dangerous information like your home address.


Bitdefender antivirus plus 2018 scanReal-time resource usage was the lowest compare to other antivirus software in the market, using only about 0.6% of CPU/memory.

A full-system scan, or manual use 20% – 40% CPU usage, which is almost the same as 2016 version but better than other AV software for exapmle Kasoersky and Norton.

Of all malware and Trojans. In our testing BitDefender Plus was able to remove all the in the wild viruses that we put it up against. We test all antivirus clients against a growing list of viruses in our collection and combine them with threats that has found in the wild. Also with BitDefender 2018 the Active Virus Control feature which is A proactive, dynamic detection technology which monitors process’s behavior in real-time, as they are running, and tags suspicious activities. and A nice little bonus is the browser defender that comes with BitDefender Plus. It automatically blocks known malicious websites and Social Network Protection which filters the links you receive from your Facebook and Twitter friends and monitors your privacy settings so a virus does not even have a chance at trying to infect your computer.

BitDefender Antivirus plus detected 99.6%. A terrific score considering no antivirus software in the market detects ever 100% accurate

When real-time protection was engaged, memory usage was less than 3MB which less than the 2016 edition on windows 10 only AVAST Antivirus scored like this. And Memory usage only slightly increased when the antivirus had to deal with a malicious file.

NEW IN BitDefender Antivirus 2018:

  • Bitdefender Photon – To improve computing resources
  • Game, Movie & Work Modes
  • Cloud scan integration
  • Password Manager
  •  Improved secure browsing
  •  Improved performance and security


Overall BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2018 is the best choice for consumers who wants a straightforward, solid antivirus software solution Bitdefender price for $39.95 Upgrade from old version price $14.98

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Mike ClouderJr, born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Dec 10, 1980. He has a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science. Mike joined 5 BestThings and worked as an editor specialized in Software Reviews (Antivirus section).
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