BitDefender Internet Security 2018 Review

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

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Bitdefender Internet Security 2018 Review

BitDefender Internet Security 2018 is my first choice and it’s our best best internet security software. Offering rock-solid security, simple usability, effective resource usage and it’s our best in class internet Security suites, and its rated No. 1 security solution. According to All of the top antivirus testing labs in the world. BitDefender scored excellent in real-time protection antivirus. With this new version BitDefender has revolutionized the market with exciting features lightest running antivirus on CPU and memory. Overall BitDefender blocked 99.1% 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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Pros
  • Low resource usage. Won’t slow down your PC
  • Social Network Protection
  • Excellent real time protection and updates
  • Firewall, Anti-spam, Parental Control
Cons
  • Full Scan take’s long time
Bottom Line

BitDefender Internet Security 2018 remains the best internet security suite in the market. It’s effective, easy to use, and stable.

BitDefender Internet Security Review 2018 

Bitdefender Internet Security 2018 dashboardThe quality and performance of the recently released Internet Security 2018 has impressed us. The 2018 edition sees some excellent new functions and the improvement. And it has a full lineup of features. With the new features set and enhancement make it one of the best and top security suite 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. With the two-way Firewall which will continuously monitor your Internet connections and prevents unauthorized access, even over a WI-Fi network.

Installation and Design

Installing BitDefender Installation is quick and includes step-by-step instructions. The process includes a pre-installation scan and doesn’t require a reboot before you’re up and running. The user interface is elegant and minimalist.

BitDefender 2018 Interface hasn’t changed much over the 2018 version There been some decorative changes, the 3-level user interface (UI): Basic, Intermediate, and Advance, From the last year version. Today, they’ve simplified the UI and made it easier to use. The main screen has a simple scroll bar of tools: Antivirus, Firewall, Antispam, etc. Switches turn each section on or off, or you can just push the button to see more options.

Features Set

Bitdefender Internet Security 2018 featuersBitDefender Internet Security 2018 has full set of excellent features. , you can access MyBitdefender dashboard you can see all the status and licensing information about your software and services. On your desktop or mobile device.

One of the new feature that directly impact your security is the Security Widget that will enable you to keep 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.

One powerful feature is the parental controls. Which we found to be fairly good, particularly, for ones built into an Internet Security Suite. Also the parental controls are more robust than most we’ve seen. And they’re easy to use. Clearly, BitDefender will Blocks inappropriate content, restricts Web access between certain hours. And helps you remotely monitor your children’s online activity – even on Facebook!.

bitdefender-internet-security-bootThere are a couple of notable extra features within BitDefender Internet Security 2018. The first one is Social Network Protection which 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.

Another new feature is USB Immunization. With the new version of Bitdefender will scans and cleans any malware found on USB drives and other removable media, when they are connected to your computer, so that you never worry again about USBs infecting you or your friends.

NEW IN BitDefender 2018:

  • Ransomware Protection
  • Complete FIREWALL protection
  •  Password Manager
  •  improved Parental Adviser
  •  Wi-Fi Security Advisor

Performance

bitdefender internet security 2018 advisorWhile resource usage during real-time protection was among the lowest we tested. CPU usage has been typically just 1%, during manual scans Real-time resource usage was the lowest comparing to other antivirus software in the market. Using only about 0.6% of CPU/memory.

In our testing BitDefender Internet Security 2018 was able to remove all the in the wild viruses. That we put it up against. As it always among the best Security Suites in our tests. For BitDefender 2018 real-time antivirus engine protection. It was impressive, blocking, and removing viruses of all types, including some of the nastiest like the so-called “bootkit” viruses.

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.

Furthermore their firewall continues to be one of our favorites. Also anti-phishing and malicious website blocking were equally effective almost 98% during our test. With a clear blocking message when a malicious site encountered.

BitDefender Internet Security 2018 detected 96.2%. A powerful score considering no Security suites in the market detect ever 100% accurate.

When real-time protection engaged. The memory usage was less than 3.5MB. Which less than the 2016 edition on windows 10 and 8. While Memory usage only slightly increased. When the antivirus had to deal with a malicious file.

Summary

Overall BitDefender Internet Security 2018 is the best choice for consumers. Thanks to its features, performance, technical support and overall PC protection. BitDefender Internet Security 2018 is the best internet Security for this year.

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REVIEW OVERVIEW
Features Set
Perfomance
Firewall
RealTime Protection
Full Scan
Parental Control
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Neil Thomas, MS in Advanced Information Technology from International Institute of Information Technology, Stream: Advanced Software Technologies with specialization in Grid and Distributed Computing. Neil joined 5 BestThings and worked as an editor specialized in Software Reviews (Security section).