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Essential Silent Security
Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012 provides essential silent security for your Windows-based computer against viruses, spyware and phishing attempts. It also keeps your Twitter and Facebook profiles safe from any privacy threats.
Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012 - VB100
"Resource use was extremely low, almost imperceptible in terms of CPU use, and our set of tasks blasted through in splendid time. Detection rates were similarly impressive[...] No stability problems were noted, earning Bitdefender a 'Solid' rating."
VB100 April 2012
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#1 Ranked Antivirus Software!
Bitdefender Internet Security 2011 - AV-Test.org
AV-Test's Top Choice in 2011 & 2012!

Winner of "Best Security Product" in 2011, Bitdefender outperformed the competition once more by having the highest overall score in Protection, Repair and Usability.


Anything Less Is Second Best!

Bitdefender also ranked #1 in antivirus protection, based upon reviews from AV-TEST, Top Ten Reviews, Choice Magazine, ConsumerSearch.com, and Which?Magazine(UK)!

Autopilot - Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2012
Autopilot

Save time and avoid all hassles - the Autopilot makes the best security decisions for you! This means no pop-ups, no alerts, nothing to configure.

Key-Features:
  • Defends against viruses and spyware
  • Halts ID theft attempts
  • Stops privacy threats by filtering the links received from your Facebook and Twitter friends
  • Gives advance warning of risky websites
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Unparalleled Security
Bitdefender stops emerging e-threats that other products miss due to its live and virtualized behavior-based detection, in addition to cloud-based services.
  • Active Virus Control - Detects new & unknown viruses by monitoring processes behavior while they are running
  • Rescue mode - Reboots your computer in a trusted environment, which is used for cleanup and restoration
  • Virtualized Browser - Isolates the browser from the operating system in a Bitdefender-provided environment to block web-based threats
  • Vulnerability Scanner - Checks for missing or outdated security software as well as potentially unsafe system settings
Absolute Silence
Save time and avoid all hassles - the Autopilot makes the security-related decisions for you!
  • Autopilot - Makes optimal security-related decisions without interrupting you
Safe Social Networking
Protect yourself and your friends from e-threats that attempt to exploit the trust you've built with them.
  • Social Network Protection - Filters the links you receive from your Facebook and Twitter friends and monitors your privacy settings
  • Search Advisor - Gives advance warning of risky websites right in your Google and Bing search results
Total Privacy
Bitdefender protects your privacy and personal data with a range of specialized modules and functions.
  • Personal Data Filter - Prevents critical data, such as your social security number, from ever leaving your computer
  • Antiphising - Blocks websites supporting various scams or credit card phishing attempts
  • Chat Encryption - Keeps your conversations private on Yahoo Messenger
Full Speed
No impact on the computer performance, as scanning only takes place when your system is idle.
  • Scan Dispatcher - Triggers system scans when resource usage falls below a certain threshold
Minimal system requirements:
  • Operating system: Microsoft Windows XP SP3 (32 bit) , Vista (SP2), Microsoft Windows 7 (SP1)
  • CPU: 800MHz processor
  • Memory (RAM):
    • 1 GB
  • Available free hard disk space: 1.8 GB free space (at least 800 MB on the system drive)
Recommended system requirements:
  • Operating system: Microsoft Windows XP SP3 (32 bit), Vista (SP2), Microsoft Windows 7 (SP1)
  • CPU: Intel CORE Duo (1.66 GHz) or equivalent processor
  • Memory (RAM):
    • 1 GB (Microsoft Windows XP)
    • 1.5 GB (Microsoft Windows Vista and Microsoft Windows 7)
  • Available free hard disk space: 2.8 GB free space (at least 800 MB on system drive)
Software requirements:
  • Internet Explorer 7 and higher
  • Yahoo Messenger 8.1 and higher
  • Firefox 3.6 and higher
  • Thunderbird 3.0.4
  • Outlook 2007, 2010
  • Outlook Express and Windows Mail on x86
  • .Net framework 3
#1 Ranked Antivirus Software!

Best Security Product, January 2013

When your computer is infected, Bitdefender is the one to go to.
Bitdefender Internet Security 2013
5.5
Kaspersky Internet Security 2013
5.33
Symantec Norton Internet Security
5.33
ESET Smart Security 5.2
4
McAfee Internet Security 2013
4
Microsoft Security Essentials 4.1
3.33
AV Test - Protection, Repair and Usability
Source: www.av-test.org, January 2013

Advanced + Award in Real World - Protection Test, December 2012

Bitdefender receives Advanced+ Award in Real World Protection Test for its top abilities to clean infected computers of malware, from renowned independent test labs AV Comparatives.
Bitdefender Internet Security 2013
99.9%
Kaspersky Internet Security 2013
99.3%
Avast Free Antivirus
97.1%
ESET Smart Security 5.2
96.9%
AVG Internet Security 2013
96.2%
McAfee Internet Security 2013
95.4%
AV Comparatives - Malware removal tests
Source: www.av-comparatives.org, December 2012

Best Security Product, November 2012

Bitdefender emerges on top for the 8th time in the AV-TEST evaluation against 24 other products!
Bitdefender Internet Security 2013
5.66
Kaspersky Internet Security 2013
5
Norton Internet Security 2013
5
ESET Smart Security 5.2
3.83
McAfee Internet Security 2013
3.66
Microsoft: Security Essentials 4.0 & 4.1
3.5
AV Test - Protection, Repair and Usability
Source: www.av-test.org, November 2012

Best Antimalware Protection, Overall January - October 2012

Highest overall score for Whole Product Protection Test in testing from January to October 2012.
Bitdefender Internet Security 2012
99.7%
Kaspersky Internet Security 2012
99.3%
Trendmicro Titanium Internet Security
98.6%
ESET Smart Security 5.0
97.5%
Panda Cloud Antivirus Free 1.5.2
96.3%
McAfee Internet Security 2012
94.9%
AV Comparatives - Malware removal tests
Source: www.av-comparatives.org, October 2012

Best Security Software, Overall January - September 2012

Highest overall score in protection,​ repair and usability in testing by AV-​Test from January to September 2012.
Bitdefender Internet Security 2012
5.63
Kaspersky Internet Security 2012
5.54
Norton Internet Security 2012
5.04
Microsoft: Security Essentials 2.1
4.33
McAfee Total Protection 2012
3.96
ESET Smart Security 5.0
3.79
AV Test - Protection, Repair and Usability
Source: www.av-test.org, September 2012

Advanced+ Award in Anti-Phishing Test, August 2012

Bitdefender receives Advanced+ Award in Anti-Phishing Test for the great percentage rate of blocked phishing websites from AV Comparatives.
Bitdefender
97.4%
McAfee
97.0%
Kaspersky
94.8%
Bullguard
92.2%
F-Secure
90.1%
Sophos
89.7%
AV Comparatives - Malware removal tests
Source: www.av-comparatives.org, August 2012

Best Security Product, August 2012

Bitdefender emerges on top a 7th time in AV-TEST evaluation against 24 other products!
Bitdefender Internet Security 2012
5.66
Kaspersky Internet Security 2012
5.50
Norton Internet Security 2012
5.16
Microsoft: Security Essentials 4.0
4.50
ESET Smart Security 5.0 & 5.2
4.16
McAfee Total Protection 2012
3.66
AV Test - Protection, Repair and Usability
Source: www.av-test.org, August 2012

Advanced+ Award in Real World - Protection Test, July 2012

Bitdefender receives Advanced+ Award in Real World Protection Test for its top abilities to clean infected computers of malware, from renowned independent test labs AV Comparatives.
Bitdefender
99.6%
G Data
99.5%
Kaspersky
99.4%
Qihoo
99.4%
Bullguard
99.2%
F-Secure
99.1%
AV Comparatives - Malware removal tests
Source: www.av-comparatives.org, July 2012

Best Security Product, May 2012

Bitdefender reconfirms its position as antivirus technology leader by topping the second round of results from prestigious testing organization AV-Test!
Bitdefender Internet Security 2012
5.67
Kaspersky Internet Security 2012
5.50
Norton Internet Security 2012
5
Microsoft: Security Essentials 2.1
4.5
McAfee Total Protection 2012
4
ESET Smart Security 5.0
3.33
AV Test - Protection, Repair and Usability
Source: www.av-test.org, May 2012

Best Security Product, February 2012

After being named "Best Security Product for 2011" by AV-Test, Bitdefender keeps the standards high!
AV-TEST results for 2012 prove that Bitdefender remains the "Best Security Product" in terms of Protection, Repair and Usability.
Bitdefender Internet Security 2012
5.7
Kaspersky Internet Security 2012
5.5
Norton Internet Security 2012
5
Panda Internet Security 2012
4.8
McAfee Total Protection 2012
4.3
ESET Smart Security 5.0
3.7
AV Test – Protection, Repair and Usability
Source: www.av-test.org, February 2012

Best Protection for 2011 & 2012

AV Test ranks Bitdefender Internet Security as the #1 antivirus for 2011 in terms of protection against malware infection.
Bitdefender Internet Security 2011 & 2012
5.9
Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 & 2012
5.7
Panda Internet Security 2011 & 2012
5.3
Norton Internet Security 2011 & 2012
5.3
McAfee Total Protection 2011 & 2012
3.8
ESET Smart Security 5.0
3.6
AV Test – Protection Category
Source: www.av-test.org, January 2012

Best Security Product for 2011 & 2012

Bitdefender won the AV-TEST AWARD for Best Security Product of 2011, outperforming the competition by having the highest overall score in Protection, Repair and Usability.
Bitdefender Internet Security 2011 & 2012
5.37
Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 & 2012
5.2
Panda Internet Security 2011 & 2012
4.77
Norton Internet Security 2011 & 2012
4.73
ESET Smart Security 5.0
3.97
McAfee Total Protection 2011 & 2012
3.43
AV Test – Protection, Repair and Usability
Source: www.av-test.org, January 2012

GOLD Award for Malware Removal

Bitdefender receives GOLD Award for its top abilities to clean infected computers of malware, from renowned independent test labs AV Comparatives.
Bitdefender
90
Kaspersky
86
Symantec
86
Panda
63
McAfee
61
ESET
58
AV Comparatives - Malware removal tests
Source: www.av-comparatives.org, December 2011