Mcafee antivirus is a security suite that includes a password manager, VPN, and file shredder. The antivirus software is a good performer in independent tests, however it falls short of best in certain categories, like blocking all threats and preventing false positives. It is a good option for its price, as it comes with a lot of other features.
For example the Safe browsing feature makes use of a color system to indicate whether a link is safe or not. If a link doesn’t meet the standards then it is flagged as dangerous. You are warned not to click on the link. McAfee shredder is another useful feature that secures the destruction of files according to the level of security that is selected. The default settings are to eliminate all temporary and trash Internet files, but you can customize the folders you wish to shred.
McAfee examines your online activity to identify patterns. It will notify you if it observes patterns that indicate you’re about to be targeted by ransomware and make protected copies. The company monitors your computer to ensure suspicious processes are not running in the background and collecting information and threatening you.
McAfee Total Protection has an in-app help section that can assist users with all kinds of problems. If you want to talk to a customer service agent you will be directed to their website. You’ll need complete a form that includes your name, phone number email, and a description of the issue.