bitdefender-2017Short Bytes: Bitdefender is here with its new lineup of revamped antivirus solutions. This range includes Bitdefender Internet Security 2017, Bitdefender Total Security Multi-Device 2017, and Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017. The highlights of this release are enhanced ransomware protection and a Wi-Fi security scanner.

Bitdefender, one of the most dependable antivirus solutions around, has launched the latest edition of its antivirus package. Named Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017, this software suite is available for Windows, macOS, and Android.

In the recent times, ransomware has earned its reputation as the fastest growing cybersecurity threat. The latest release is powered by cloud and machine learning algorithm to fight ransomware. This enhanced ransomware protection allows you to store your valuable data in protected folders.

A new feature comes in the form of Wi-Fi Security Advisor that assesses the network you are connected to and reduces the risk of getting hacked via public networks. SafePlay with Wi-Fi Hotspot protection is another great tool that secures the online transactions.

In its media release, Bitdefender’s VP Consumer Solutions, Ciprian Istrate, said that Bitdefender’s 2017 lineup has become even better with an extra layer of protection. “Bitdefender’s 2017 consumer line has a strategic advantage against other products, in that it was developed starting with the world’s best security software as a baseline,” he added.

The anti-theft tools comprise of a new Bitdefender Central option that takes photos remotely from any Windows and Android device, allowing you to track down your lost device. On the other hand, for Mac, Time Machine Protection restricts unauthorized access to your backups.

A long list of other features of Bitdefender also includes a search advisor that tells you about the malicious links in your browser history and password manager. Bitdefender 2017 also promises a smarter firewall and a lighter footprint.

Bitdefender has repeatedly topped the lists of the best antivirus solutions and Bitdefender’s new security solutions look like another promising product.

If you willing to give Bitdefender a try, you can grab Bitdefender Internet Security 2017, Bitdefender Total Security Multi-Device 2017, and Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2017.

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Adarsh Verma
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