G Data Internet Security 2017
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1-Year / 1-Device(PC)
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An Internet connection is required to install the software and for virus signature and software updates
Platform: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
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Our scanner unerringly detects ransomware and stops the encryption. Due to our award-winning antivirus scanner and the proactive behavior monitoring malware stands no chance.
Safe transactions on the Internet
Our browser protection blocks manipulated websites. Thereby, it protects you from fraud - while you are securely shopping online or doing online banking. Our BankGuard technology provides extra safety.
Backup all your files
Save essential files and memories encrypted in the cloud. If you wish, G DATA Internet Security starts the backup process completely automatized.
Monitors all incoming and outgoing connections to protect against hackers and spyware - fully automatically or according to your own rules.
Cloud backups (New)
Automatically store your encrypted backups in the Cloud - using Dropbox or Google Drive.
No opportunity for extortion Trojans: Internet Security stops criminals encrypting your files.
G DATA BankGuard
Our patented technology secures your browser against manipulation by data thieves - for secure online banking and shopping.
Stops spam such as advertising and phishing emails and keeps your mailbox clean.
Control your children's Internet usage. Specify times and only let your children surf to approved sites.
Put your trust in the highest detection rates with technologies working in parallel. Receive new virus signatures every hour, for the best protection against malware.
Protects your computer against criminals exploiting security holes in Office applications and PDF readers, for example.
When banking and shopping online
The connection between your bank and your computer is usually encrypted. Decryption of the data transfer takes place in your browser. Cyber criminals use banking Trojans to infiltrate this process. As soon as you carry out a transfer, the attackers manipulate the data being sent. Your money no longer goes to the intended recipient, such as an online shop, but ends up in a different account.
Of course, our virus scanner detects banking Trojans on the basis of their characteristics. If the malware already has its own signature, Internet Security renders the malware harmless while it is being downloaded. Our BankGuard technology also protects you against dangers that are still unknown. The function ensures that your browser only displays checked, genuine content.How does BankGuard do this?
Manipulations by banking Trojans take place in specific files in the random access memory. G DATA BankGuard automatically detects attempted infections and replaces the affected memory area with a safe copy.
While you send and receive emails
Besides the files on your hard drive and on external storage devices, our virus scanner also checks your emails for malicious content. This applies to all messages you send and receive via the email program on your computer. If the scanner finds nothing, our Anti-Spam function is also activated. The application checks the email for features that are typical of spam. These characteristics are used to calculate a value reflecting the likelihood of it being spam.
In addition to the separate evaluation, the OutbreakShield technology compares the results to a database on the Internet - patterns of viruses and spam emails sent en masse are collated here.
This enables Internet Security to close the gap that exists between the start of a mass mailing and the fight against it in real time, using specially adapted signatures.
The virus monitor checks every file that comes from the web. It stops infected documents, images and the like while they are being downloaded. This means that unnoticed downloads no longer pose a threat to you. When doing so, Internet Security not only relies on hourly updated virus signatures. Besides the signature scan, the software works with a Cloud solution. The properties of current files that contain malware are stored in this online memory. These properties are compared with those in your files - and you quickly find out if everything is OK.
Web addresses are also collated in the Cloud. If a URL is identified in the database as a distributor of malicious content, our browser protection blocks the site.
So when cyber criminals try to lure you into traps using phishing links, you have nothing to fear. This also applies to attacks via social networks. Links in fake posts and adverts are not opened in the browser.
Regardless of the Cloud, our web protection checks every file sent to your computer to access a website. This enables dangerous content to be detected before you open the page.
|License Type||New License|
|License Term||12 months|
|Operating System||Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10|
G DATA offers a wide-range of specs as an all-inclusive anti-malware protection product.
The only protection it doesn't offer is anti-ransomware which is quite a drawback.
The malware features include protection and privacy, with each package offering either slightly less or more, but all of them include the:
- Anti-spam filter
- Phishing protection
- Antivirus protection
- Email protection
- Trojan protection
And some of the privacy features to expect are:
- Data protection
- ID Theft Protection
- Safe Payments
- Parental Control
The anti-virus protection works according to a behavioral-based detection platform to track suspicious behavior, websites, and download with Cloud connection and proactive detection.
G Data Internet Security offers complete protection against virus, hackers, spam and all kinds of Internet threats. In real-world attack tests, G Data proved to be the best antivirus software in combating the attacks of any nature.
Close Gap technology is implemented to completely prevent and remove any security threats. Behavioural based detection used in G Data has proved to be very effective technique ever since. The antivirus adds technically nothing to the start-up time due to its AutoStartManager control. The software has the firewall that functions quietly without disturbing any running application.
G Data provides a powerful spam filter that helps you keep your inbox spam-free. The improvised Bank Guard technology provides strong security for your online banking activities. Any program trying to expose these sensitive data stealthily is located and removed immediately.
Gamers got something to cherish in G Data. It has features to activate gaming mode that allows the gamers to enjoy their games without any interruptions like pop-up windows or triggers. The fingerprinting, active hybrid protection and idle scanning make way for optimized usage of the system resources.
Everything seems to be okay with this software installed. Provides the best virus protection and engages the least of system resources. To add more to it, G Data has tools that improve the performance of the PC.
The user Interface has been reengineered for easier handling. However, there still are complaints about overly complicated interface. The installation also seems pretty much longer than the competitor products. However, the help and support is good with email and 24/7 telephone support.
Certifications and Awards
The proof is always in the pudding, correct? Well, over the last few years, G DATA has won national and international awards more frequently than any other European antivirus software provider.
The latest award was bestowed upon G DATA in January 2016 by none other than AV-Test for the G DATA's Internet Security for Android. This test gave the software full marks for protection and malware detection. They received this same award the year before as well.
G DATA is no stranger to AV-Test with its other awards, which I should add G DATA repeatedly received, for its antivirus business and internet security products. AV Comparatives also rewarded them for the antivirus business package.
PCtipp, Virus Bulletin, and PC Welt among others, are other testing resources that have awarded G DATA over the years.Summary:
G Data Internet Security promises a complete protection against all known and unknown threats. The tools are remarkably effective. If you can get on with a lengthy installation process and average user interface, you may want to give it a try.