The first generation of antiviruses focused on file protection because most of the malware in existence at that time affects user files mostly. However, over the years, malware evolved into several types that have a vast array of payloads. Today, there are viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, and even ransomware. Some of these malicious applications corrupt files, steal personal information, displays unwanted ads, and even lock up the affected system and demand for a ransom. That is why it is essential to use an antivirus program that provides comprehensive protection against all types of malware. This application provides comprehensive protection against several classes of malware. It even claims to prevent infection from ransomware and trojans that have never been analyzed before.
This application provides four layers of protection through file protection, browser protection, advanced behavioral analysis, and anti-ransomware module. The program works in the background to keep all malicious applications from executing and stopping malicious processes from running on the computer. Due to the massive amount of threats that are discovered on the internet every day, this program connects to check for updates every one hour. This ensures that your system gets the that keeps the latest virus definition to keep your computer secure from threats. It is an efficient application that keeps malware away from your computer.
It is part from antivirus category and is licensed as shareware for Windows 32-bit and 64-bit platform and can be used as a free trial until the trial period will end. The Ashampoo Anti-Virus demo is available to all software users as a free download with potential restrictions compared with the full version.