Reviews and Problems with Bitdefender Internet Security 2014
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Bitdefender Internet Security 2014 Review
21 March 2014
Conclusion: The 2014 version of Bitdefender's Internet Security may scare off some casual users due to its long list of features. However, it is nothing short of thrilling to the more experienced users who are looking for an all-in-one security package that delivers excellent performance results.
Pros: Internet Security 2014 is compatible with Windows 8/8.1 (32- and 64-bit). It boasts a versatile range of security features that can be easily activated or deactivated with one click, as well as personalized in detail by advanced users. The help manual explains each part of the interface. Apart from its on-demand and on-access scan modes, the tool offers support for vulnerability and scheduled scans, firewall with tweaks, and top-notch privacy control through the toolb...
Cons: Given the wide array of features and customization preferences, novice users are likely to get lost in translation (consulting the help doc is a must). In case of some identified viruses, the program did not give us the possibility to remove items directly. Instead, it resorted to the quarantine based on its own recommendations.
Conclusion: Bitdefender Internet Security does everything a suite should, and does it without bombarding the user with queries and alerts. It's a big package, but its performance impact is no more than average. It's definitely a good choice.
Pros: Autopilot mode minimizes user interaction. Good antivirus scores in PCMag's tests; great scores in lab tests. Excellent phishing protection. Very accurate spam filtering. Password management. Secure browser. Firewall resists direct attack. Full-scale parental control and Facebook monitoring.
Cons: Default firewall configuration omits some protections. Average impact on performance. Some difficulty installing on malware-infested systems. Password management is limited.
Summary: Bitdefender Internet Security 2014 has a strong antivirus engine and a long list of features to protect your system and online activities. The Autopilot mode automatically offers silent security with no pop-up interruptions. Safepay automatically opens all your online banking pages in a separate, secure browser, and keeps all necessary credentials safe and within your reach.
Pros: Autopilot mode, Strong antivirus, Light on system, Social networking protection