Spyware and adware protection
Generic root kit scanning
Scanning for tracking cookies
Malware trace remover
Protection from phishing attack
Detect Internet (DNS) Hijacking
Windows 7 readiness
Support for gaming mode
Syncing of Windows Mobile devices
Firewall learning mode
Heuristic based scanning
Scanning and user interface
Fresh new interface
Link to support from the product
The firewall turns on the stealth mode for all direct internet connections. Stealth mode keeps the system invisible when you are connected to the Internet to help protect against IP probing malware.
Emails are vulnerable to viruses embedded in the email body itself. A user's computer could be infected by just opening or previewing a message. K7 UltimateSecurity's email scanner removes threats before they enter your PC.
You can now set read/write/execute access to external devices such as USB sticks, CD/DVD, floppy disks to prevent data leakage/virus infection. Scans USB disks as soon as they are plugged in. This eliminates the risk of virus infection. USB Vaccinator disables Autorun feature and password protection provided for accessing USB devices.
Faster network identification provides the user with a seamless experience while switching/connecting to networks. The security shield is enabled without any delay as soon as the PC is connected to a network.
IDS - Intrusion Detection System
K7 UltimateSecurity can detect and block network exploit attacks and supports exceptions for network connections
as well as provides automatic ICS detection (ICS provides networked computers with the ability to share a single connection to the Internet).
Enhanced Anti-Spam automatically recognizes and stops unwanted email from flooding your inbox and thereby preventing spam based malware from infecting the PC.
PDF exploits and vulnerabilities are detected and addressed immediately - thereby preventing PDF exploits based malware from affecting from your PC.
OS and Application Vulnerabilities
Vulnerability Scanner detects and informs users about vulnerable application modules that can be used by attackers / malware to compromise your system. K7 PatchAssist tells you what to do about the vulnerability by providing the steps to patch the system against that vulnerabilities.
On-Access / Real Time Scanner
Overall enhancements ensure that the system boot up time is much less than industry standards, less RAM usage than before, a hallmark of all K7 products.
If your system is not able to startup normally due to malware infection, you can use the K7 product cd as a bootable rescue disc, scan your system and remove the viruses.
Zero Day & Drive-By-Download
Carnivore Zero Day threat blocking - a new pro-active defense mechanism allows the product to detect and block zero day attacks.
Carnivore Drive-by-download blocking - detects and blocks many zero day browser exploits that include automatic downloading of malicious software. Behavior based malware detection and removal.
Protection Against Data Theft
Automatic Sensitive Information Identification: Identifies sensitive information as you type and prompts you to save the information in Privacy Control. You can configure the Privacy settings and be assured that your private information remains private and is not sent out of your computer without your knowledge.
Revamped Application Filtering Mode
When a new (genuine) application is found to be conflicting with the K7 firewall, it can now be fixed through a simple DAT update. This ensures a faster solution for the customer WITHOUT re-writing the code!
Enhanced Trusted Internet-Application Knowledge
K7 UltimateSecurity users are spared of all the notifications and decision-making when a trusted OS application connects to the Internet. K7 UltimateSecurity silently identifies the trusted application and creates an appropriate rule to allow access. This eliminates frustrations and problems associated with a wrong decision.
Enhanced anti-phishing module
Smart two-way firewall protects hackers from gaining access to your PC, thereby safeguarding your personal and confidential information.
Protection For Family & Digital Assets
HTTPS support for Web Filtering: You can now configure the product settings to block or allow secure (https) sites to protect your kids from accessing information that you don't want them to. This is in addition to the ability to filterin http sites that has been a standard feature of K7 UltimateSecurity for many years now.
Web Browser Control: Using this feature, you can now block third party browsers from accessing the Internet.
Application Control: This feature allows you to control the programs or games that your kids can use.
Desktop Update Manager
When you do not have an internet connection for all the PCs on which K7 UltimateSecurity is installed, you can download the update via Desktop Update Manager and then push the updates to those PCs.
Backup your important documents
This brand new feature allows you to backup all your important data such as documents, spreadsheets, pictures, music etc. You can now backup your important documents to any mapped drive. This can be an external drive/ network folder/ CD/ DVD/ flash drive/ camera/ smart phone.
Restore from Backup
You can restore your files from the backup location to your computer in case of data loss.
Windows Explorer Icon Overlay Extension
K7 UltimateSecurity allows you to identify the files that were backed up, files that are pending backup etc., clearly, with separate indicators over the standard Windows Explorer Icon. This way, when you want to backup files, you will not be left in doubt if you included any particular file in your last backup!
Independent Tool to Restore Backup
A stand-alone restore utility is provided to restore backups.
New User-friendly Interface
K7 UltimateSecurity now comes with a new intuitive User-Friendly interface that is efficient, elegant and easy to use. It satisfies both the ordinary computer and tech savvy user.
No reboot required after installation
Upgrade support over older versions or other editions