Protect your PC from viruses, ransomware, hacking and much more.

Avast has launched its 2018 antivirus software range, which features a host of updates to its line of popular products, including Avast Free Antivirus, Avast Internet Security, Avast Pro AntivirusAvast Premier, and Avast Ultimate

As you’d expect, all products block viruses and other malware – detecting viruses, ransomware, and other threats in real-time. However, for 2018, the level of protection goes much further. This is thanks to a host of features, which include:

  • File Shield
  • Web Shield
  • Mail Shield
  • Behavior Shield
  • CyberCapture
  • Wi-Fi Inspector
  • Avast Passwords

Move through the range and additional features such as Real Site (avoid fake sites for safer shopping); Sandbox (Sandbox any app to avoid affecting the rest of your PC); Firewall; Anti-Spam; and Ransomware Shield, are added to Avast’s highly capable security software line-up.

Webcam Shield

A brand-new feature for Avast Premier, is Webcam Shield. Designed to end webcam spying for good, Webcam Shield blocks malware and untrusted apps from hijacking your webcam to spy on you.

With Avast Premier's new webcam shield feature you can maintain total control over what can and cannot use your webcam by forcing untrusted applications to get your permission before using your camera, or even disabling your webcam for good.

End webcam spying – for good – with Webcam Shield and Avast Premier

Essentially, with Webcam Shield you have total control over what (and who!) uses your camera. This means you can now force any app to ask your permission before it can access your webcam.

Simply put, Webcam Shield promises to: 

  • Protect Privacy
  • Give you total control over your webcam
  • Help prevent blackmail

With webcams now embedded in so many devices, it’s never been more important to protect yourself and your family from prying eyes and those with unknown motives.

Other stand-out Avast Premier features include:

  • In-product support: Simply message Avast with any issues right from the product to receive support.
  • Rescue Disk: Create a Rescue Disk image on a CD or USB drive to reboot into a computer that’s too infected to start. The ultimate backup.
  • Automatic Software Updater: Keep your essential software automatically updated with the latest safety and performance improvements.
  • Data Shredder: Delete files for good before lending, selling or throwing out your computer

Find out more and download latest antivirus software range from Avast, here on FileHippo.