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Bitdefender Windows 8 Security

Bitdefender Windows 8 Security

Tailored for Windows 8 and 8.1

Bitdefender Windows 8 Security is the first internet security solution specifically designed for the new Windows 8 operating system.

  • Shares technology awarded "Best Antivirus 2013"
  • Specifically crafted for Windows 8 and 8.1
  • With dedicated online banking and e-shopping protection
  • Covers all privacy risks, for both you and your kids
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PC MAG Best Antivirus 2014

“Bitdefender is this year's winner”

January 2014 | PC MAG
Bitdefender Antivirus Plus

AV-Test Best Protection 2013

“More dead-accurate and silent than ever.”

January 2014 | AV-Test CEO Andreas Marx

AV-Test Best Performance 2013

“Smallest possible impact on your PC performance.”

January 2014 | AV-Test CEO Andreas Marx

Protect yourself with dedicated Windows 8 technologies
Bitdefender Windows 8 Security additionally holds four important technologies dedicated to keep you safe on Windows 8 and its successor.

  • Early Start-up Scanner

    Early
    Start-up Scanner

    Prevents dangerous malware from infecting your computer at Windows 8 startup, using ELAM technology.

  • Proactive App Scanner

    Proactive
    App Scanner

    Automatically analyses your Windows 8 apps and notifies you when one has been compromised

  • Scan Boost Technology

    Scan Boost
    Technology

    Experience the antivirus product you’ve always sought - high scanning speed, top antimalware protection and a streamlined experience.

  • Security Info

    Security Info

    Prevents dangerous malware from infecting your computer at Windows 8 startup, using ELAM technology.

  • Dedicated online banking and e-shopping protection.

    Are you a frequent user of public internet connections? Bitdefender Windows 8 Security also incorporates Bitdefender Safepay™, a dedicated online banking and e-shopping protection Bitdefender automatically shields your transactions when using public Internet access (airports, cafes, subways).

  • Full Privacy Defense

    Are you active on Facebook or Twitter? Are your kids also using the PC in the house? Bitdefender Windows 8 Security protects your privacy online, by using countless technologies from social network protection, to advanced parental controls, secure browsing.

Bitdefender enhances the default Windows 8 protection
Bitdefender over-ranks Windows' pre-installed protection in terms of protection, performance and usability.

Best Security Software February 2013

I. Superior Antivirus Technology

Bitdefender’s technology offer gets maximum scores in protection, while Windows Defender receives “baseline” marks.

Figures show the score for protection against malware infections for January - February 2013. Home User category: http://www.av-test.org/certifications

Bitdefender features

II. Extra features

  • Bitdefender Autopilot™
    No interruptions. No configurations.
  • Bitdefender Safepay™
    Secure e-banking and e-shopping.
  • Bitdefender Safego™
    Facebook protection
  • Automatic Laptop Mode
  • Automatic Gaming Mode
  • Emergency Rescue Mode
  • Online Remote Management
  • Advanced Parental Controls

Full feature list
View the entire feature list included in Bitdefender Windows 8 Security

  • Early Start-up Scanner

    EXCLUSIVE

    Bitdefender is integrated with the Windows Security Center and constantly keeps you informed of the security status of your PC.

  • Scan Boost Technology

    EXCLUSIVE

    Experience the antivirus product you’ve always sought - high scanning speed, top antimalware protection and a streamlined experience.

  • Proactive App Scanner

    EXCLUSIVE

    Automatically analyses your Windows 8 apps and notifies you when one has been compromised

  • Security Info

    Prevents dangerous malware from infecting your computer at Windows 8 startup, using ELAM technology

  • Unparalleled Internet protection

    Bitdefender stops emerging e-threats that other products miss by capitalizing on live and virtualized behavior-based detection, in addition to cloud-based services.

  • Safe Social Networking

    You trust your online friends. But do you trust their computers? Protect yourself, and your friends, from e-threats that attempt to exploit the trust you’ve built with them. With Bitdefender you can stay safe on Facebook, Twitter and any other popular social networks.

  • Full Computer Speed

    Bitdefender 2013 takes “scheduled scanning” to a whole new level and has no impact on computer performance, as the scanning only takes place when your system is idle.

  • MyBitdefender dashboard

    See all the status and licensing information about your software and services in your own, MyBitdefender dashboard. Now accessible from anywhere, anytime, from any Internet-connected device.

  • Parental Control

    Blocks inappropriate content, restricts Web access between certain hours, and helps you remotely monitor your children's online activity – even on Facebook!

  • USB Immunizer

    Immunizes any Flash Drive from viruses, when they are connected to your computer, so that you never worry again about USBs infecting you or your friends.

  • Active Virus Control

    A proactive, dynamic detection technology which monitors processes’ behavior in real-time, as they are running, and tags suspicious activities.

  • Rescue Mode

    If e-threats, such as rootkits, cannot be removed from within the Windows operating system, the computer is re-booted in Rescue mode—a trusted environment which is then used for cleanup and restoration.

  • Vulnerability Scanner

    Checks for missing or outdated security software, missing Windows security patches, as well as potentially unsafe system settings.

  • Antispam

    Stops unwanted e-mail from reaching your Inbox.

  • Two-way Firewall

    Continuously monitors your Internet connections and prevents unauthorized access, even over a Wi-Fi network.

  • Bitdefender Autopilot™

    Bitdefender Autopilot™ provides a hassle-free experience by making optimal security-related decisions without input from you. This means no pop-ups, no alerts, nothing to configure.

  • Search Advisor

    The Link Filter relies on intelligence provided by Bitdefender Cloud services to flag malware and phishing attempts in search engine results.

  • Total Privacy

    Threats to your privacy keep diversifying. Your e-mail, your messaging, your entire Web presence and activities can be targeted. Bitdefender addresses them all, protecting your data with a range of specialized modules and functions.

  • Personal Data Filter

    Prevents critical data (such as anything even resembling your social security number) from ever leaving your computer.

  • Antiphising

    Analyzes and blocks websites that support various scams or credit card phishing attempts.

  • File Shredder

    Ensures that no traces of your deleted sensitive files remain on your PC

  • Scan Dispatcher

    The Scan Dispatcher finds and uses time-slices when system resource usage falls below a certain threshold to perform recurring scans of your entire system. This way Bitdefender does not interfere with user-initiated actions and does not impact system responsiveness.

  • Bitdefender Safepay™

    Keeps hackers at bay by automatically opening all your online banking pages in a separate, secure browser.

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    Minimal system requirements:
    • Operating system: Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 8.1
    • CPU: 800MHz processor
    • Memory (RAM): 1GB
    • Available free hard disk space: 1.8 GB free space (at least 800 MB on the system drive)
    Recommended system requirements:
    • Operating system: Windows 8, Windows 8.1
    • CPU: Intel CORE Duo (1.66 GHz) or equivalent processor
    • Memory (RAM): 1.5 GB
    • Available free hard disk space: 2.8 GB free space (at least 800 MB on system drive)
    Software requirements:
    • Internet Explorer 7 and higher
    • .NET Framework 3.5 (automatically installed by Bitdefender if necessary)
    Supports/Integrates with:
    • Firefox 3.6 and higher
    • Thunderbird 3.0.4
    • Outlook 2007, 2010
    • Outlook Express and Windows Mail on x86
+ System Requirements
Windows 8 Security

Bitdefender Windows 8 Security

Tailored for Windows 8 and 8.1

Protect yourself with the first security solution specifically-designed for Windows 8 and 8.1.

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