Lightweight security from Panda Cloud AV Video
Lightweight security from Panda Cloud AV Video Transcript
-Hi, I'm Seth Rosenblatt for CNET. And in this first look video, I'll be giving you a quick tour of Panda Cloud Antivirus 1.3. As you can see, it's got a simple layout and there's not a whole lot of moving parts. The main window indicates your status here. Click the Magnifying Glass to access scans, the Chart icon to reach Cloud AV's security reports, and the Trash to get to the newly unified recycle bin/quarantine. The small gear icon at the bottom brings you to the Basic Settings window. It tells you whether you're connected to the internet and gives you the option of disabling Window's Auto Run for USB drives. The USB Vaccine feature for cleaning USB drives as they're connected to your computer will only work when you buy an upgrade to Panda Cloud AV Pro. The Advanced Settings window controls, whether you contribute your data anonymously to Panda's Behavioral Intelligence (turning it off won't harm your personal security), as well as fine tuning controls for the recycle bin/quarantine, and warnings reports. There's also an exclusion list here to add security exceptions. CNET Labs benchmarks determine that Panda Cloud Antivirus Free 1.3 had a small but detectable impact on system performance, with a moderate impact on computer boot and shutdown times, but a very fast scan, too. Cloud AV is fast becoming one of the better lightweight free antivirus programs around and should definitely be on the short list for anybody with a resource-limited netbook. It's available for download from CNET Download.com. With the first look at Panda Cloud Antivirus Free, I'm Seth Rosenblatt.
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