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Bitdefender Threat Scanner Review

Bitdefender is easy to download from the Mac App Store and, after granting it access to bankrupt companies data your security settings in System Preferences and full disk access, it’s set to go. It will automatically update its virus definitions and allows you to choose between a quick scan or a Deep Scan. You can also choose to scan files and external volumes in a customized location. The program also comes with a powerful anti-theft function that allows you to locate your device and set off an alarm, remove its contents from the internet, and block it from connecting with wifi networks.

It also has an online knowledge base with videos and articles. A quick custom scan on my test device took less than 5 minutes. It’s also among the few programs that offer vulnerability scans that checks your device for obsolete programs and weak passwords.

Overall, Bitdefender is one of the top malware scanners. It has consistently delivered impressive results in independent lab tests. It offers unbeatable spyware detection rates, and an extremely comprehensive protection package that includes features such as password managers, a rapid VPN and an anti-tracker as well as parental controls. It offers protection for machines as part of a variety of its business plans. This is a major advantage over other products.

Bitdefender’s interface is easy to use and divides its features into three categories: Privacy Security, Protection and Utilities. Protection deals with things associated with most antivirus programs, such as real-time protection, firewall monitoring and ransomware countermeasures. Privacy concerns methods to protect yourself while surfing the web. For instance an internet browser that is safe and operates within the sandbox to keep malware out of your normal browser. The Utilities section is filled with useful utilities and optimization tools.