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A Comparison of Kaspersky vs BitDefender by the Spyshakers.com Team Editors

A custom antivirus comparison of Kaspersky vs BitDefender by the
Spyshakers.com Team Editors (accurate as of September 2, 2014).


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Versions:

Kaspersky Anti-virus 2014 - Includes standard antivirus and spyware detection of known threats along with proprietary technology for discovering new threats before they are well known. Antivirus 2014 also provides security against phishing techniques.

Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 - The Internet Security version improves on the Antivirus 2013 version by providing parental control options, a two way firewall, anti-spam, and an enhanced security environment for shopping and banking transactions.

Kaspersky PURE 3.0 Total Security - PURE 3.0 improves on the Internet Security version by adding features such as file encryption, file shredding, scheduled backup, a password manager and PC optimizing. If you need to secure multiple devices you can upgrade to Kaspersky One Universal Security which does the same thing as PURE 3.0 but simply is used for managing multiple devices.
Versions:

BitDefender Antivirus Plus - The entry level product is BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2014 which includes the standard antivirus protection as well as some features such as USB scanning, remote launching, and search results checking to make sure you click on safe links.

BitDefender Internet Security - BitDefender Internet Security 2014 includes the same options as Antivirus Plus but it also includes antispam technology and parental control options. If you want the firewall and permanent file shredding options then you need this version.

BitDefender Total Security - BitDefender Total Security 2014 includes the same options as the Internet Security version but it has some cool features like an anti-theft option in case your laptop gets stolen, a file encryption option and a PC Tuneup.
Strengths:

Tremendous proactive protection. Kaspersky has an outstanding record of identifying new forms of malware before they are known and recognized. Recently Kaspersky ranked #1 out of 17 different antivirus competitors at detecting unknown spyware via an independent study by AV Comparatives.
Kaspersky provides a keylogger defense mechanism called Safe Keyboard that launches when you interact with banks or payment websites to protect passwords when interacting with banks and online payments.
The System Watcher feature monitors your PC to detect dangerous behavior and allow you to undo or rollback most malicious actions.
Strengths:

First and foremost BitDefender comes with a full one year trial on most of their products which is unheard of but pretty darn cool.
BitDefender scores very well in AV Comparatives false alarm test ranking 5 out of 21 in not getting fooled by false positives.
You have to love the anti-theft feature in Internet Security if your laptop gets stolen. That is a great feature.
Virtual Sandbox:

Yes. Kaspersky offers something called Safe Run mode which is a virtual sandbox environment.
Virtual Sandbox:

There is a sandbox option in the BitDefender toolbar when browsing websites that you feel may not be safe.
PC Optimization:

Yes. Kaspersky contains options for clearing browsing history, the cache, logs, and optimization of browser settings and Windows settings in general.
PC Optimization:

There is a PC Tuneup available only with Total Security (not on Antivirus Plus or Internet Security versions).
Backups / Online Storage:

Yes. Kaspersky offers very nice local backup features, including backing up to a local drive, an external drive, or even FTP for online backup functionality. You can even restore to a computer where Kaspersky PURE 3.0 is not installed.
Backups / Online Storage:

Bitdefender Safebox is the backup system which syncs your files in the cloud.
Parental Control:

Yes. There are options to control access to access to the computer itself, the internet, programs, games, and individual websites. They even have remote management of parental controls!
Parental Control:

BitDefender Total Security 2014 does have parental controls for blocking inappropriate content (even on schedule). It can also monitor Facebook activities.
Chat / IM Protection:

There is chat / IM protection in the Norton Internet Security version.
Chat / IM Protection:

Yes. Links that come through on Facebook and Twitter to prevent social media viruses.
Customer Support:

Customer support is provided by via telephone, email, and online chat.
Customer Support:

Support includes chat, phone, and an online forum.
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