Includes everything in ZoneAlarm Security Suite and integrates the comprehensive Web security features of ZoneAlarm ForceField
The ZoneAlarm Extreme Security package includes everything in ZoneAlarm Security Suite and integrates the comprehensive Web security features of ZoneAlarm ForceField, which includes anti-phishing and drive-by download protection, as well as Web site security detection, a privacy mode for shared computers, and more.The ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite will not only eradicate threats but also prevent them from ever entering in the first place. Comprehensive protection defends your PC with robust firewall technology and stops identity thieves and spammers in a single, easy-to-use application.ZoneAlarm ForceField application was created to be a lightweight software for your Web browser, designed to protect you from Web-based threats such as phishing and spy sites, theft, spyware downloads, and privacy invasions. Here are some key features of "ZoneAlarm Extreme Security":
· New engine delivers the best virus protection with significantly enhanced detection and removal capabilities. Hourly signature updates, expanded coverage, and faster detection to find and remove even the most recent and aggressive viruses.
· More robust detection and removal functions perform deeper scans at every level and purge spyware from your PC.
Anti-Spam & Anti-Phishing:
· Stops spam with automatic spam blocking that automatically adapts to the latest spamming techniques. Protects against phishing emails that attempt to steal your money or identity.
Identity Theft Protection :
· While ZoneAlarm continues to secure your identity information on your PC, these new Identity Theft Protection services also prevent identity theft over the Internet and even in the physical world.
Network and Program Firewall:
· Delivers proactive firewall protection with multiple layers of security that stop inbound, outbound, and program attacks while remaining completely invisible to hackers.
Operating System Firewall (OSFirewall):
· This additional layer of security prevents hard-to-remove spyware, including rootkits and kernel-level threats, from getting onto your PC and causing damage.
· Allows hassle-free computer operation from the moment of installation by hiding unnecessary security alerts, thereby drastically reducing interruptions during the first two weeks as the product learns the programs you typically use. Automatically configures security settings, and rates threats according to level of potential damage they represent.
· One-click control temporarily suppresses most security alerts and prevents them from interrupting your fun while maintaining maximum protection for your PC.
Wireless PC Protection:
· Automatically detects wireless networks and secures your PC from hackers and other Internet threats wherever you're connected - at home or on the road.
· Provides your PC with real-time security updates, improved response to breaking spyware threats, and new attack protection capabilities.
Superior Performance & Compatibility:
· Allows your PC to run quickly and smoothly.
Spy Site Blocking:
· Prevents spyware from getting on your PC by blocking its primary source: spyware distribution websites.
· Manages and blocks pop-up ads, online profiling, cookies, cache, and scripts so you can surf in peace.
· Protects your instant messages - even those sent between different services - so they can't be monitored.
· Quarantines suspicious attachments to help defend against unknown viruses; automatically halts outbound messages to keep you from accidentally infecting others.
· Prevents children from viewing inappropriate content on Web sites.
· Builds a protective shield around your web browser. It creates a temporary clone of your browser so that anything you do on the web runs in a protected shell, sealed off from your PC.
Browser Threat Immunity:
· Immunizes your browser against security holes in Internet Explorer and Firefox. Prevents web sites from installing spyware and other malicious software onto your computer without your knowledge.
· Erases all cache, cookies, history and passwords from the current session when you close the browser. This prevents the next person who uses the computer from seeing where you've been.
Keylogger & Screengrabber Jamming:
· Keeps your keystrokes and click trails private. Discovers and blocks silent spyware from stealing your identity.
Dangerous Download Detection:
· Detects dangerous downloads and alerts you to problems before they begin. You can download files safely, and free from worry that they might harm your computer.
· Click where you want, your personal information remains secure. Dual-engine anti-phishing identifies and stops fraudulent websites that trick you into revealing personal data.
Spy Site Blocking:
· Prevents spyware from infiltrating your PC by detecting and blocking websites known to distribute spyware.
Website Safety Check:
· Checks the credentials on every website you visit, so you know if the website is a safe place to enter data and download files.
· Auto-cleans your Web browser memory each time you close it, wiping away spyware and other dangers.
· Temporary file encryption protects the data you enter online from spyware for an additional measure of security.
· Compatible with all popular web browsers, including Internet Explorer and Firefox on XP and Vista.
Security Software Compatibility:
· Run ZoneAlarm ForceField with your current antivirus or security suite, for an essential level of critical web protection you would not have otherwise. It is compatible with all security software currently on the market.
Fast and Easy to Use:
· Installs in seconds and runs fast so it won't slow you down. You can surf the web like always, knowing your PC is protected. ZoneAlarm ForceField runs automatically, without any setup or training.
· 1 GHz or faster processor
· Minimum system RAM: 512 MB
· 250MB of available hard-disk space
· 30 days trial
· Nag screen What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Performance: Optimization to improve computer shutdown time
· Performance: Inclusion of a new version of Anti-Virus components for performance and stability fixes
· Stability: Inclusion of a new version of the Browser Security component, including many performance and stability fixes
Reasons why this program is marked as ad-supported:
· Offers to change the homepage for web browsers installed in the system
· Offers to change the default search engine for web browsers installed in the system
· Offers to download or install software or components (ZoneAlarm Security Toolbar) that the program does not require to fully function