Adaware, which is a product of cybersecurity provider Lavasoft, (formerly known as Ad-Aware) It was created to stop the kinds of malicious apps and privacy invasions of which a lot of consumers are unaware. This includes programs that path your browsing habits, programs that hijack the start page of your browser and applications that show annoying advertising at the most inconvenient times. The program is free and comes with an array of additional features to boost security and keep your device working smoothly.
Adaware identified the majority of malware that we tossed at it. However, it had trouble getting rid of some malware. The program does include a number of helpful extras like a privacy monitoring tool, a registry scanner, file shredder and advanced monitoring of network. It’s worth noting however, that adaware does not offer the same level of protection as some of top antivirus tools in the industry.
Adaware’s last participation in AV Test lab tests resulted in a blockage of only 95. 4percent of the 0-day risks and 97% known risks. These aren’t terrible scores however they do not compare to the most powerful security suites do.
People who want adsware to work better, should consider alternatives. We particularly recommend Kaspersky and Bitdefender both of which are well-known for their reliability in real-world tests. Some users may be disappointed to find that only users of the Pro and Total plans have access to online technical and customer support. The company does offer numerous information and Frequently Asked Questions on its website, but.