Another very useful software from IObit. IObit Malware Fighter 8 is a very efficient tool and provides many important security features. With so many sneaky security threats around us, a software like IObit Malware Fighter 8 has become really important to protect our system and data.
This software is capable of protecting your device against cyber attacks, malware, ransomware, viruses, keyloggers, trojans and other threats. It also keeps identifying new threats and updates its algorithm to provide live protection against all the latest security threats.
Scanning for threats
There are three scanning modes – Smart scan, full scan and custom scan. With the smart scan feature you can quickly scan the critical sections of your computer. Since this feature only scans the critical sections, it is really fast.
With the full scan, the software will dig deeper and scan all hard disks on your computer. Since this function scans all the files and folders of you computer, it takes time.
With custom scan, you can perform manual scans on a selected file, folder or drive.
Ransomware usually attack the confidential data and demand a ransom for releasing them back to you. You get locked out of access of your own PC or files.
IObit Malware Fighter 8 lets you safeguard your files by adding your sensitive files to whitelist or blocklist. You can select the type of file that you want to protect. You can add all the sensitive files, pictures, video and other data to the Anti-ransomware engine to protect them.
There is also a Safebox option. Add your sensitive files to the secure safebox and protect it with a password so that no unauthorized person or software can get access to it. The files and data will remain safe inside the safebox.
The safebox provides many protection options. You can hide the files from the Windows explorer or other programs. Deny read or write access to the files and protect them with password. It kind of works like an e-locker for files and folders.
Real-time threat protection
It is probably the most important aspect of IObit Malware Fighter 8. The software uses intelligent algorithms and techniques to detect and block malware and other threats in real-time.
The software keeps updating its database for new malware signatures and safely removes them from your system.
IObit Malware Fighter 8 provides browser extensions to monitor your internet activities and protect them against malware and spyware. It protects your emails and other online accounts. Everytime you visit an unsecure site, the tool will show a warning. It also blocks malicious files from modifying your homepage and other browser settings.
It filters the emails and stops malicious messages from reaching your inbox. The camera guard feature disables websites and risky apps from automatically accessing your webcam.
The plugin and toolbar cleaner protects your web browsers against harmful plug-ins and toolbars. It can also block annoying advertisements and pop-ups.
- New generation of IObit Anti-malware Engine brings faster scan speed, better detection, and higher protection.
- New Advanced Heuristics detects more threats intelligently, especially for those virus variants.
- New Email Protection protects your web emails against spam, phishing scam, and other email-borne threats.
- New Sensitive Data Protect keeps your sensitive data away from the latest ransomware attacks.
- Larger database (expanded by 100%) comprehensively protects your PC against the latest viruses, ransomware, and malware.
- Updated Bitdefender Engine gives you the best protection ever.
- Improved threat detection and removal processes for faster detection and thorough removal.
- New UI supports high DPI displays & high-resolution monitors for a better experience.
- Supported 32 languages.
IObit Malware Fighter 8 is an important safety tool especially for those who are always online and vulnerable to security attacks. The software is highly capable of detecting and blocking viruses and malware from your system. With the safebox, you can password protect your sensitive files from ransomware and unauthorized access.
The software also provides a browser extension to protect your online accounts and internet activities against cyber threats. It also provides DNS security which does not let malware to alter your browser and DNS settings. With faster scans and live protection this anti-malware software provides an all-round protection to your system from cyber threats. The interface is very neat and classy, anyone can easily use this tool to protect their system.