While you’re surfing the web or downloading files 360 security is there to ensure nothing harmful lurks. It will block access to suspicious websites, look through the history of your browser, track the amount of data you’re using, and even locate the phone you’ve lost.
The suite comes with an firewall and a data shredder, as well in tools to help you clean your system on a schedule. It is able to update drivers on a regular basis, has anti-tracking functions and even grants you access to tech support in just one click.
The interface of the software is simple and user-friendly, even though there are a lot of options and settings. Most of the functions are controlled with large buttons, switches next or checkmark, which is great from a ergonomics point of view. The program is available on both Windows and Mac, and it’s free to use (ad-supported).
The antivirus itself does a good job of safeguarding your computer from malware. Its real-time detection is able to detect more than 95% of threats and hasn’t caused false positives in my tests. It doesn’t offer the same level of protection as leading products in terms of heuristics, file scanning, and heuristics.
360 Total Security comes with a number of security and maintenance options. A VPN is included in the premium version. The heuristic algorithm it uses to detect malware by looking at the behaviour of a program. This is very beneficial, especially in the event that the threat hasn’t yet been formally identified. The program comes with a « clean-up utility as well as other tune-up programs that can increase the performance of your PC.