The F-Secure Internet Security 2013 is part of the security software
test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, security software
models like the Internet Security 2013 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Threat blocking shows how well the product protected against live exploits from websites and local drives.
Ease of use:
Ease of use covers installation, changing settings, and interacting with the software.
Malware scan measures effectiveness scanning the PC for malware, both online and offline.
Features & Specs - F-Secure Internet Security 2013
Renewal fee/yr. Renewal fee/yr is the cost to maintain updates after the first year; promotional prices may be lower.
Informative help Informative help provides clear, useful instructions on a particular setting or activity in the software.
Clear firewall warnings Clear warnings are easy to interpret and guide you to the correct action when triggered.
Clear firewall warnings
Spam filter Spam filter removes unwanted email from the inbox in your email program.
Parental filter Parental filter is optional website filtering to protect children.
Startup repair Startup repair provides a way to recover when malware stops your PC from booting.
Manufacturer's website Most security software can be downloaded from the manufacturer's website. It's important to use the correct web address since malware often is hosted on "fake" lookalike websites.