Kaspersky Internet Security 2015—Multi-Device Review: New Interface, Same Excellent Protection
PCWorld, By Sarah Jabbson Purewal
Bottom Line: Kaspersky’s Internet Security—Multi-Device 2015
is easy to recommend if you’re a device junkie. Protection and performance are
excellent, and this year’s interface is more polished than its predecessor
without losing any usability. The solution earned 4.5 out of 5 stars
Given that the average person owns several Internet connected
devices, straight PC security doesn’t really cut it anymore. That’s why
companies like Kaspersky are starting to offer cross-platform solutions for
marginally more than their traditional PC-only antivirus programs.
For just $70 a year, Kaspersky Internet
Security—Multi-Device 2015 protects
up to five devices, including PCs, Macs, and Android phones and tablets. In
addition to antivirus, you get some useful Android safety features such as
anti-theft and loss protection, remote management, and automatic app scanning.
In AV-Test’s real-world tests, Kaspersky Internet
Security—Multi-Device 2015 successfully blocked all 31 malicious URLs. In the
“malware zoo” test, which evaluates a software’s ability to identify and block
widespread known malware discovered within the last month, Kaspersky
successfully detected and blocked 12,608 samples out of 12,618. The suite also
got a perfect score for distinguishing between threats and non-threats.
Performance-wise, the suite is similar to the 2014 software, which was one of
the lightest programs in our recent round-up. Read more.