Summer 2017 saw Kaspersky Free Antivirus go global. Wherever you are on the planet, you can now protect your files securely without paying a dime.
Here, we discuss some of Kaspersky Free Antivirus’s features and explain why it’s the best free security solution available for your Windows computer.
Why Kaspersky Free Antivirus
Kaspersky Free Antivirus offers essential PC protection by detecting malicious files, scripts, and links. The level of protection and functionality are of the highest standard.
Kaspersky Antivirus includes the following features:
- Scanning of all files on the computer;
- Scanning of e-mails and instant messenger feeds for viruses and other malware;
- Web antivirus to intercept and block the execution of scripts on websites if they threaten computer security;
- Antiphishing measures to block websites that steal your data under the guise of trusted resources;
- A secure on-screen keyboard to protect information entered on your computer from interception.
Does Kaspersky Lab really offer a free AV?
Yes, it really is free. Realizing that there are many users out there who need basic free protection but aren’t too keen on paying, we decided to make a high-quality product that does the job.
Kaspersky Free Antivirus doesn’t compete with paid versions of our product, which come with many extra handy and important features that fully justify the price tag. Why do we offer free antivirus software? It’s simple: First, it helps us fulfill our mission of saving the world, and second, it helps us make our products better. With the rise in the number of devices whose owners need only basic protection, we’re expanding our database of threats and user requirements, enhancing client security and product quality.
Reliable protection has never been so accessible
Simply download and install Kaspersky Free on your computer — it takes a minimum of time and effort, and the application will start protecting you right away. Kaspersky Free Antivirus comes with a free 1-year license; after it expires, you can renew it — again free of charge.
Lifehack: After installing Kaspersky Free Antivirus, you can switch to the trial version of Kaspersky Internet Security at any time, without having to download any additional files. To do so, in the Kaspersky Free window, click License in the lower right corner and then click the Upgrade protection button in the window that opens.