The G Data internet security 2013 uses the latest Close Gap Technology that is a brand new and instant protection against all kinds of viruses, spam, hacking and other internet threats. The active hybrid protection also is capable of covering regional threats as the firewall works quietly behind in the background that refrains from slowing your computer down while you are gaming. There is a parental control feature that protects your child from surfing or stepping into any kind of inappropriate websites. Some of the changes brought to the newer version include active hybrid protection with Close Gap technology in order close security gaps, Auto start Manager that helps accelerate startup and boot up your PC and a re-engineered user interface for intuitive use.
The software is available for a free trial for a period of 30 days after which there is a purchase price of $39.95. The software is compatible to run on various versions of Windows OS including XP, Vista, 7 and 8. The software has a good malware blocking with autos tart manager, there is a hassle free firewall that blocks leak tests and exploits. It also includes a shredder for deletion. One of the disadvantages includes that malware cleanup is not up to the mark, there might collateral damage during malware cleanup and ant phishing feature is not very effective. Other disadvantages include firewall might be disabled by malware, ineffective parental control, ineffective spam filter that might have a significant impact on performance.
G Data internet security 2013 has all the necessary components that you might expect in a security suite. That includes spam filtering and parental control just to name a few. Although the quality of the components might vary just a little bit in comparison to other software in place, the antivirus software is still quite effective.