Kaspersky Total Security Review

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8 /10
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  • author: Paul Weaver
  • 03.12.18
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Rating

  • Features & Highlights
    10 /10
  • Fast System Speed
    9 /10
  • Easy to Use
    9 /10
  • Customer Support
    8 /10

Overview

Total Security comes from Kaspersky Lab, a company that has been producing high-quality security software for 19 years. Total Security is the company’s top-of-the-line product, offering protection for your PC, Mac, iOS and Android devices against identity theft, malware, rootkit, phishing, and other internet dangers. Kaspersky Total Security is touted as the answer to all of your security needs, online and offline.

Plans & Pricing

Kaspersky Total Security costs $79.95 for a one-year subscription for one device, $109.95 for a two-year subscription for one device, $89.95 for a one-year subscription for two devices, $119.95 for a two-year subscription for two devices, $99.95 for a one-year subscription for three devices, and $139.95 for a two-year subscription for three devices. It is also possible to purchase a subscription for up to 5 devices. The Total Security package has special features such as password protection and special protection for your files that are not available in Kaspersky’s other products.

Features

Total Security is easy to install and simple to use. It will update itself, scan your computer when needed, and you can customize its many features to suit your particular needs.

Scanning

You can schedule or run a full scan, a quick scan, or a selective scan. You can also scan external devices that are connected to your computer. A vulnerability scan is available in the extra tools section

Safe Money

This feature allows you to add websites such as banking services, and any other online payment systems, such as e-wallets, to Safe Money. Whenever you enter these sites they will open in a special protected browser which protects your personal information and prevents data theft.

Online Management

You can access Kaspersky Total Security from the internet to issue scans and updates from any computer.

Password Manager

The Password Manager makes it possible to synchronize your passwords and private data between any of your devices. It also allows you to create passwords that no one can hack.

Data Encryption

Any sensitive files or data that you have on your devices can be encrypted and stored in a password-protected vault.

Backup and Restore

You can back up all of your files and information and store it in online storage.

Parental control

This feature helps you to protect your kids from online dangers by blocking inappropriate websites and manage their social networks activity.

This feature helps you to protect your kids from online dangers by blocking inappropriate websites and manage their social networks activity.

Privacy protection:

Kaspersky Total Security’s privacy protection consists of four separate elements that together make up a robust defense against surveillance and tracking.

  • Private browsing blocks information collection about your online activities.
  • Webcam access limits access to your webcam to prevent any unauthorized activation.
  • Privacy cleaner cleans your PC from recent commands, cookies and more, in order to keep your activities private.
  • File shredder deletes data permanently so it cannot be restored.

Kaspersky Rescue Disk

A last-ditch tool created to scan, disinfect and restore infected operating systems. To be used only if it’s impossible to boot the operating system.

Unused Data Cleaner

Keeps your device clean and speedy by deleting all unused data such as history files, temporary files and more.
Other protection components include: File antivirus, Network attack blocker, IM antivirus, mail antivirus, web antivirus, firewall, system watcher, system changes control, network and browser, anti-spam, and anti-banner ad.

Mobile Device Protection

This includes a useful anti-theft feature for Android phones that allows you to lock, wipe and locate your phone. For all other devices it scans your device for malware, spyware and trojans. It removes viruses and other threats from mobile devices and tablets. It also protects your privacy, financial data and blocks dangerous links and sites.

Ease of use

Kaspersky Total Security is easy to download and install. It comes with default settings that will scan your devices regularly, protect them at all times and it will update itself automatically.

Total Security´s design is simple and easy to understand, every function comes with a short explanation and a longer one online. The user interface includes the main functions: scans, upgrade, Safe Money, online management, password manager, data encryption, backup and restore, and parental control.

You can access additional protection components via the settings option at the bottom of the page.

Customer support

By pressing the Support button at the bottom of the interface you will be moved to different help options. The first is Frequent Questions. The second is Configuration Tips. The third is a support forum and the fourth is a support tool to help you collect technical information. Kaspersky’s website includes phone numbers for support in each country and videos to guide new users.

The Final Word

Total Security is a comprehensive antivirus that protects your PC, Mac, iOS and Android devices. It will keep them safe from viruses and other threats, while keeping your activities online and offline private and secure.

Paul Weaver
author

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