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Kingsoft Internet Security 9 Plus

By BinaryNow Free to try Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Jan 3, 2010

Kingsoft Internet Security 9 Plus provides an impressive display of security measures. Though there's something here for practically everyone, many users will feel overwhelmed by its breadth and complexity.

The program includes tons of functions and options, but its interface is easy to understand and navigate, with a professional layout and an intuitive command structure. If there's a criticism that can be leveled, it's that the program actually offers too many quality options, which can be overwhelming to some users. You can set up a firewall, scan with an antivirus tool, and seek out spyware with three separate programs. Each of these did a nice job of sniffing out security leaks; however, each one also offered a variety of features for each function, such as the antivirus feature's confusing options to scan files, scan the computer, and scan critical areas, which should have been condensed to one command. These features are useful but will mostly appeal to those who are highly knowledgeable about security. The average user will probably not know where to begin or how often to schedule each option and will probably be better off with a simpler all-in-one scanner. For those willing to wade through the choices, though, it's a great tool.

Kingsoft Internet Security 9 Plus has a 90-day trial limit. It installs desktop icons without permission. Though its overwhelming options will turn some off, the program is a massively helpful tool that we still recommend for those with patience and a little experience.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 9.0

Version 9.0 is a bug fixing release.

General

Date Added September 29, 2010
Version 9.0

Operating Systems

Additional Requirements None

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Developer's Description

Kingsoft Internet Security 9 Plus includes anti-virus, anti-malware, a vulnerability scanner and personal firewall. Find and fix rootkits, spyware, trojans, virus and malware infections. The webshield protects you from infection while surfing the Internet. The suite also includes many other useful tools: usb flash rescue disk creation, history cleaner, disk cleaner, process supervisor, Winsock LSP repair. Kingsoft Antivirus provides real-time checking of files currently being used on your computer. It is small in size and will not slow down your system nor require you to have a comprehensive knowledge of the large array of viruses or trojans. It will automatically update over the Internet and provide on-demand, realtime as well a scheduled scanning. The Trojan Webshield will protect you when you access the Internet and the built-in email scanner will automatically scan your communication against viruses and spam. Kingsoft AntiSpyware provides scanning for malware, vulnerabilities, suspicious file, unknown files, and start-up items. Your system will run faster, and your private information will be secured with antiphising protection. Kingsoft Personal Firewall provides program access locking control to profile which of your programs and services can send and receive information to and from the Internet.