Vipre Antivirus Review

VIPRE Advanced Security offers protection against viruses and malware in files and email, but our tests showed mixed results.

By Aliza Vigderman Aliza Vigderman, Senior Editor, Industry Analyst & Gabe Turner Gabe Turner, Chief Editor
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Editors Rating:
8.3 /10

What We Like

What We Don't Like

  • Company gives some customer data to advertisers
  • Poorly organized support and no direct phone support
  • Mac versions of the software are sub-standard

Bottom Line

With behavior-based scanning, Vipre can detect malware even if it's not in its database.
Citations
  1. Crowdstrike. (2019). What Is a Zero-Day Exploit?
    crowdstrike.com/epp-101/zero-day-exploit/

  2. Network Advertising Initiative. (2020). Opt Out of Internet-based Advertising.
    optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1

  3. Ghostery. (2018). Ghostery Study: 79 Percent of Websites Globally Are Secretly Tracking Your Personal Data.
    ghostery.com/blog/tracking-the-trackers-2020-web-trackings-opaque-business-model-of-selling-users

  4. Computerworld. (2018). Macs now account for 10% of active personal computers.
    computerworld.com/article/3262974/macs-now-account-for-10-of-active-personal-computers.html