In the age where data holds more value than gold, its quintessential to protect it with everything you’ve got. We surf a lot on the internet, many of us discover and download new stuff regularly. Some of us may even get pirated games, software from shady places.
While doing all these, we generally neglect the one most essential and vulnerable factor that is of privacy. Statistically speaking, there’s a 98% rise in ransomware attacks in 2019 alone, and we’re just halfway through it. To get you through your crazy internet adventures, we bring you a great tool that protects you from the dark elements in technology.
In this snippet, we share a review on the SUPERAntiSpyware. After using it for over a week and testing it out much different generic malware, and insanely dangerous ransomware, here’s a small insight on everything we found so far about SUPERAntiSpyware.
SUPERAntiSpyware | Overview
As the name suggests, it is an Anti-Spyware tool. It helps you to discover and remove spyware hiding deep inside applications with a single click. It will also protect your computer from all sort of trojans, malware, keyloggers, adware, worms, hijackers, crypto miners, potentially unwanted programs (PUPs), rootkits, and many more unwanted things. It’s for the Windows platform and works side by side with windows defender or any other anti-virus installed in your computer.
Though it’s not a full antivirus replacement, it detects the things that most of them overlook. It’s super lightweight, doesn’t eat up many resources and is superfast, plus gets the job of removing some major trouble makers.
You can get the SUPERAntiSpyware from their official website. They also provide a free trial of 14 days for you to try out. And the good part is, you don’t need to provide any personal information to download and try the anti-spyware tool.
There are multiple features of having SUPERAntiSpyware around to rescue your PC during unfortunate events. As soon as you start the software, you see a configuration panel and scan settings. Here you can change the scan related parameters such as quick, critical, complete, and custom as per your requirements. All the surface settings are quite straightforward to implement.
The professional version will get real-time threat protection. It ensures that no unwanted activity takes place under its watch. Furthermore, it actively alerts the user about the ongoing things, helps you disable, or it takes action to block the activity in the background directly and notifies you again of how its not a problem anymore.
As an IT administrator, you can install it on multiple devices and monitor them all at once. You get regular notifications via emails that convey results of scans, blocked and eliminated threats on any of the PC. It also has a Central Management Console (It is version specific to Enterprise and Business) through which you can deploy the anti-spyware tool across multiple devices.
Users also get a system repair toolbox to roll back the damage done by harmful elements. It does this by changing the system settings that prevent malware from removal.
In advanced settings, you get an option which can be enabled to scan even inside of a zip file actively. One thing to notice here is, it won’t run another scan in parallel to the one that’s already running.
Pricing & User Experience
Users get a free version that does all the basic scans and removes malware, spyware and other such vulnerabilities. You don’t get real-time scanning, here you have to manually scan every time. Threat Database updates must be done manually as well. Also, it doesn’t have any customized scanning abilities.
You need to get one year license after the free trial ends. It offers all the protection you need. It also has a technician edition that can function completely offline via USB or CD/DVD without any installation. It’s quite handy when a PC has become slow and highly infected the system core.
You get a good looking user interface. All the options are easily accessible, plus advanced options are quite straightforward to implement even for a non-tech person.
Overall it’s an excellent lightweight tool to have that functions side by side with your pre-installed anti-virus software. Do give it a try and let us know in comments on how it helped you to remove the most stubborn malware that was growing and infecting the system core.