Difference Between Kaspersky Antivirus and Internet Security

Main Difference

Kaspersky Antivirus and Kaspersky Internet Security are two are protection software that protects the PC for all kind of malware, spyware, virus either latest or old. The purpose of both is nearly same that is to protect the system. The main difference between Kaspersky Antivirus and Kaspersky Internet Security is that Kaspersky Internet Security provides more security as compare to Kaspersky Antivirus. It also protects the PC from hacker attacks.

What is Kaspersky Antivirus?

Kaspersky Antivirus is a protection software that safeguards the PC again viruses, spyware, worms, Trojans and many other hundreds of thousands of new malware items that are being unleashed by cybercriminals. It protects the entire system without slowing down it. It is also simplifies the security management and the account holder of Kaspersky Antivirus can manage their security from anywhere through web access. Users can check their PC’s security and license status and adjust key security setting plus access the special offers and download the free Kaspersky Lab products as well.

What is Kaspersky Internet Security?

Kaspersky Internet Security is a more advanced security and antivirus software of Kaspersky. The benefit of using Kaspersky Internet Security is that it protects the PC from online and offline viruses. It protects the PC against viruses, Trojans, malware, spyware, internet threats and many more. It safeguards the privacy and defends against identity theft. Moreover Kaspersky Internet Security adds extra layers of security for online banking and shopping. It is recommended to install in those PCs that are widely used by children and keep an eye on app downloads, web content & games and manage the messaging on social networks and prevent disclosure of personal information.

Key Differences

  1. Kaspersky Antivirus is cheaper as compare to Kaspersky Internet Security. Its price is $40 while Kaspersky Internet Security price is $60.
  2. Kaspersky Internet Security shows security notifications for public Wi-Fi network that is lacking in Kaspersky Antivirus.
  3. Kaspersky Internet Security has anti-banner feature that is lacking in Kaspersky Antivirus.
  4. Kaspersky Internet Security provides parental control that is lacking in Kaspersky Antivirus.
  5. Kaspersky Internet Security is more advanced then Kaspersky Antivirus.
  6. Kaspersky Internet Security provides more security as compare to Kaspersky Antivirus. It also protects the PC from hacker attacks.
  7. Kaspersky Antivirus is recommended for those PCs where internet usage is low. Kaspersky Internet Security is recommended for those PCs where internet usage is high.
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