Features List:
Anti-spyware built-in
Certified by West Coast Labs Checkmark certification process, avast! antivirus Home Edition 4.8 now comes with anti-spyware capability built in to the scan engine.
avast! antivirus 4.8 now offers even more protection for your valuable data and programs, all in one download.
Anti-rootkit built-in
Another key feature of avast! antivirus 4.8 is the inclusion of anti-rootkit technology, based upon the class-leading GMER technology, and now built-in to the scan engine as standard.
Rootkits are programs that install on your system, while keeping themselves, their processes, services and registry keys hidden, to stay invisible. They represent a substantial security risk on home and company networks and standalone machines, and are usually notoriously difficult to find and remove.
avast! antivirus 4.8 has full live-system anti-rootkit protection. No boot disks required, it's all built-in and working with one install.
Strong self-protection
A significant security feature has also been added to avast! itself. avast! antivirus 4.8 now includes strong self-protection, to prevent malware from turning avast! protection off.
This key enhacement helps to add that extra layer of protection to protecting your data and programs with the multi-award winning avast! antivirus technology.

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