Bitdefender Internet Security 2019 provides overall defense for your desktop computers, notebooks and mobile devices against various threats such as malware, spyware, ransomware, exploits, botnets, Trojans, hacker intrusion, phishing, spam and more. This one product bundles all the security software that you will ever need to keep your computer protected in the modern times.
It includes the following components:
- Antivirus Protection: This is the most essential component of Bitdefender Internet Security and protects your PC from all kinds of malware, spyware, Trojans, rootkits etc. It comes with many different types of scan like on access scan and on-demand scan.
- Threat Defense: Bitdefender threat defense can detect new ransomware and other potential threats using heuristic methods preventing any damage to your data.
- Online Threat Prevention: It alerts you of malicious webpages as you use your web browser. It works across a large number of well known web browsers including Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Edge, Opera etc.
- Antispam: This component can weed out the unwanted spam in real-time. When you access your email inbox, you just won’t see any spam messages in the email clients.
- Firewall: Bitdefender firewall protects your computer from both inbound and outbound unauthorized access attempts. It can identify and block many different types of network attacks.
- Vulnerability: Bitdefender automatically checks your system for vulnerabilities both in the operating system and other third party software. It alerts you of any vulnerabilities detected so that you can take action in time.
- Webcam Protection: It prevents a potential hacker from taking over your webcam or spying on you through the remote control of your webcam.
- Safe Files: This is a anti-ransomware component from Bitdefender and keeps some of your files well protected from any possible attempts of an undetected ransomware to encrypt them or lock them.
- Ransomware Remediation: It creates a backup of your important files so that they can be easily restored even after a new ransomware manages to encrypt or modify them.
- File Encryption: It helps you create encrypted virtual logical drives or vaults on your system where you can store all of your sensitive files. These vaults are password protected and are encrypted using very strong ciphers.
- Password Manager: Bitdefender offers a very advanced password manager to store all of your online, offline and app passwords along with other information. It is protected by single master password and offers auto-filling of credentials in websites and apps.
- VPN: Bitdefender VPN offers highly encrypted (bank-grade encryption) internet connection to reliable VPN servers located worldwide.
- Bitdefender Safepay Browser: It is a secure protected web browser that promises to protect your information as you shop online and enter your online banking credentials or enter credit/debit card data.
- Data Protection: It helps you shred the files from your PC securely without any chance of recovery.
- Parental Control: Helps you control the access to the internet and to various apps for each device it is installed on with the intent to keep your children away from harm’s way.
- USB Immunizer: It prevents autorun feature to be utilized for the USB storage devices to infect other devices.
Since Bitdefender is giving away 6 months subscription for Bitdefender Internet Security 2019 for everyone, you can have all these feature for free for next 6 months at no cost. All you have to do is visit https://www.bitdefender.com/media/html/consumer/new/get-internet-security2019-opt/ and enter your email address. They will send you instructions and download link in the email message in a few seconds.
The download size of the web installer is about 11 MB but it downloads many more files during the installation process. It is better that you remove your existing antivirus software first and then launch the Bitdefender installer. If you are installing it on home computers, then the ideal time for installing would be late night so that it can all the downloading, installation and post-install scanning during the night.