When you’re browsing the web or downloading files 360 security will be present to ensure that nothing nefarious lurks. It can block access from suspicious sites, scan the history of your browser, keep track of how much data you use and even locate your missing phone.
The suite also includes firewall, shredder for data, and scheduled tools for cleaning the system. It updates drivers automatically, includes anti-tracking functions, and gives you access to tech support in just one click.
There are a lot of settings and options, the interface of the software is simple to use and understand. Most of the functions can be controlled with a switch or button. This is great from an ergonomic perspective. The program is available on both Windows and Mac, and it’s free to use (ad-supported).
The antivirus does a good job of securing your computer from malware. Its real-time protection detects more than 90% of threats and it didn’t trigger false positives during my testing. It doesn’t provide the same level of protection as other products when it comes to scans and heuristics.
360 Total Security comes with many security and maintenance options. A VPN is available in the premium version. Its heuristic engine detects malware by examining a program’s behavior, which can be very useful in cases where the threat is new and doesn’t have a signature. The program has a cleanup tool, along with other tune-up tools that can increase the performance of your PC.