ZoneAlarm is a Check Point Software Technologies, Inc. company has been regarded as one of the leading antivirus software company in terms of consumer internet security. The company is renowned around the world for providing home and small business networks and computers with internet security software. By installing their software onto your PC or laptop you can easily protect your system from threats like viruses, phishing, Trojans, spyware and other attacks. Over 60 million PC’s around the world are running with the award-winning ZoneAlarm internet security product line being installed in them.
The company has been providing a wide range of products on the market from Antivirus protection to ID theft prevention to Spyware removal to email virus scan to Internet Firewall and much more. The company also offers downloading of free anti-virus as well as free firewall software that features the free ZoneAlarm Security Toolbar. Their product can easily be downloaded on the latest operating system software such as Firefox, Windows 7, Windows XP, Internet Explorer and Windows Vista.
The most salient feature of ZoneAlarm is it is designed in such a way that it can block uninitiated and unwanted traffic even when the PC of the user in unattended or when the user is not using the connection. The software is provided with a wide variety of antivirus features such as the OSFirewall as well as the deep scanner. The OSFirewall has the capability to detect and destroy spyware before it can install itself or damage any important file. Due to this feature, it can detect everything, be it Trojan horses or rootkits and successfully destroy them beforehand. The entire product offers an extra level of security that is not featured in many other products.
In the past the ZoneAlarm software used to run on the older version of CA’s antivirus engine, but the latest version of ZoneAlarm Internet Security 2010 now features the Kaspersky antivirus scanning engine. Due to this switching the entire product has been upgraded and has helped the product is surging ahead of its rivals. The latest version is designed to perform fast scans and features an integrated spyware protection along with numerous key features.
Some of the important features that have been added in the upgraded version include the powerful parental controls along with the myVAULT feature that helps in safely securing your passwords and important financial data. In order to streamline the internet browsing experience of the users, the software has been provided with an important feature that is capable of blocking popup, ads as well as flash ads.
The entire product is designed in such as way that it is easy to download and use and doesn’t require any kind of intervention for getting protected or staying protected. While installing this product the configuration wizard is simple and easy to understand and can be completed within a few minutes. The menus provided with the program are labeled due to which it becomes easy to navigate the program. The entire installation procedure is easy as you have to follow the instructions and steps, starting from installation till the program gets configured onto your computer.