Comodo Internet Security Premium

Comodo Internet Security Premium

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 2095 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    8.1.0.4426
  • Total Downloads:
    3,531,939
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 04, 2015
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    219.33MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,223
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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Comodo Internet Security is Comodo's free antivirus suite. It packs an antivirus scanner and firewall, which are standard for AV suites, but also unique tools like an integrated sandbox environment and a desktop widget.

Pros

Virtualized sandbox: Not many antivirus scanners come with a sandbox environment for running unknown programs and Web sites, but Comodo Internet Security goes the extra mile by providing a virtualized environment that looks like Chrome OS. From the virtualized box, you can browse the Web using Comodo's own Dragon browser and not worry about programs making permanent changes to your system. Certain features like Adobe Flash are disabled by default, even when running browsers like Chrome.

Scanning and processing: Comodo Internet Security displays flagged items as a hierarchical tree, whereas other antivirus apps show results in a line-by-line list. This organization makes it easier to act on known apps that are flagged as potentially unwanted programs. For each detected threat, you can clean, ignore the warning, or label false alerts for stub installers and known programs that fall in the potentially unwanted category.

Malware detection: AV-Test rated Comodo Internet Security at 5.5/6.0. The scores put Comodo Internet Security in the upper 90th percentiles compared to the industry average for malware detection in a four-week test period.

Cons

Aggressive notification: Upon first use, Comodo Internet Security bugs you about...pretty much everything. We were pegged with countless pop-up prompts from minimizing windows and detected networks, to pushing GeekBuddy (Comodo's tech-help hotline) services post-scan. It was so overwhelming that we felt more stressed than educated.

Potentially unwanted flags: Comodo Internet Security is eager to categorize apps and installers as potentially unwanted programs. A couple of our own files were considered unknown and flagged as risks. Comodo Internet Security leans toward "better safe than sorry," but some alerts felt highly unwarranted.

Bottom Line

Comodo Internet Security offers solid protection and some pretty useful features, thanks to its integrated virtualization approach to running apps and browsing the Web. Though the pop-up explanations and slightly aggressive flags are annoying, we still recommend Comodo Internet Security as a terrific free antivirus program.

 
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"The Best Free Internet Security Ever"

February 14, 2015  |  By XCritic

 |  Version: Comodo Internet Security Premium 8.1.0.4426

Pros

Lightweight - Fast - Powerful

Cons

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 8.1.0.4426

What’s new:

  • Chromodo Browser: Replacement of Comodo Dragon with Chromodo browser.

Improvments:

  • Sandbox: Addition of PDF readers to Sandbox rules via File Group.
  • Default Settings: Detect Potentially Unwanted Applications is enabled on default settings.

Fixed several critical bugs fixes. Here are a selected few:

  • CMC server issues.
  • Sandbox cannot detect files from restrcited sites.
  • Some https links via chromium are blocked even they are not in block rule.
  • Enabling Enhanced Protection Mode resets Microsoft Office to Classic theme.
General
Publisher Comodo
Publisher web site http://www.comodo.com
Release Date February 03, 2015
Date Added February 04, 2015
Version 8.1.0.4426
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Antivirus Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 8, Windows Me, Windows 2003, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 219.33MB
File Name cispremium_installer_5997_92.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 3,531,939
Downloads Last Week 1,223
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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