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Welcome to ZoneAlarm security software suite of products.
ZoneAlarm protects your PC, your browser, and your personal data.

This guide includes the set of features that exists in the premium product - ZoneAlarm Extreme Security .
The product you installed may not have all the features included. For the complete set of features, consider upgrading.

Features Timeline

  • Anti-Phishing Chrome Extension

    introduced in ZoneAlarm

    Protects your privacy from online phishing attacks.

  • Scans files, memory, and boot sectors, and blocks viruses, spyware, riskware, Trojan horses, worms, bots, and rootkits. Antivirus consists of these components:

    • Riskware scan detects potentially harmful software.
    • Network File Scan scans shared files located on your local network.
    • Email Monitoring scans outgoing and incoming emails and attachments for known malware.
    • Real Time Cloud Protection checks Check Point cloud database for the latest information on software, files, and web resources.
    • Web Monitor scans web site before they are accessed and web content. before it is downloaded.
    • Mailbox Files Scanning scans mailbox files (such as Outlook .pst/.ost) during system wide scans.
    • Behavioral scanning detects malware based on how the files behave on your PC.
  • Offers quick and full scans for better protection.

  • Files that have been quarantine are rescanned against updated malware definitions, after a period of time.

  • Checks email attachments and files downloaded from the web for Zero-Day threats, using virtual environment on the cloud servers.

  • Prevents unauthorized programs from illegally accessing your network, acting as a server, or making changes to your OS settings.

  • Detects applications that behave suspiciously and fine-tunes application behavioral settings.

  • Lets you fine tune application control down to individual application components.

  • detects and blocks programs and processes that try to change the OS settings or web browser settings.

  • Protects your PC from hackers and stops spyware from sending your data out to the Internet.

  • Monitors programs for suspicious behavior and stops new attacks that bypass traditional anti-virus protection.

  • Monitors your credit and alerts you of changes in your credit files and possible identity theft.

  • Prevents recording of keystrokes from your computer.

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