IObit Malware Fighter

IObit Malware Fighter 1.2

Free
A system utility which allows you to find and remove any malware threats
3.9  (238 votes)
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IObit Malware Fighter is a system utility, which allows you to increase the safety of your computer. By using it you can perform both automatic and custom scans to your computer in order to find and remove any malware files.

After you finish the installation process, a new window appears and notifies you about the latest updates available. This is an important point because you will have anytime an up-to-date version of IObit Malware Fighter.

Every time you run this utility, you will be pleasantly surprised by a friendly graphic user interface. You cannot apply major changes to the interface, but you can change the level of the transparency.

IObit Malware Fighter allows you to perform 3 different scan types. For example, the Smart Scan is done automatically and scans the most critical sections of your system. If you want to customize the scan process, you have the opportunity to select the location you want to scan.

This utility uses a novel heuristic malware detection method named DOG (Digital Original Gene) which increases its efficiency.

This anti-malware tool provides real-time protection for your system. By default, components like: Startup Guard, Browser Guard, Network Guard provide a continuous monitoring of your system. Thanks to these guards, you will be noticed at all time about insecure actions like registry modifications of your system and helpful ones, such as detection of new malware files and warnings for web pages containing threats.

To maintain your system clean and safe, this tool is a must-have because after a complete scan process it can find and remove even the most complex threats.

Josephine Seaman
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Review summary

Pros

  • it uses DOG, a novel heuristic malware detection
  • it uses Cloud Computing technology

Cons

  • scans computer at a scheduled time, or when the system is idle is available only on the PRO edition
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