How to protect Windows 7

How to protect Windows 7


Anna Savelyeva

AV-Test has released a rating of antivirus software that will help ensure the security of the device after the end of operating system support. The manufacturer itself offers the same solution, but they do
temporary and expensive, so it’s time to look at alternatives.

Microsoft has long and persistently warned of the need to migrate from Windows 7, but the world still has a lot of users devoted to this operating system. On January 14, the company announced that
in the future, there will be no more system security updates, the issue of vulnerability can only be postponed, but not resolved, and so the matter must be taken into our own hands.

Let’s start with the good: Chrome will continue to provide additional security updates until at least July 2021. It’s not entirely clear from Mozilla, but chances are.

By the way, not all companies were able to quickly translate their entire fleet into Windows 10, and Microsoft, for a fee, offered enterprise-grade software for customers that wasted the time of transition. but
back to normal users. Here is a list of manufacturers that will work with Widows 7 for some time:

AhnLab

End of support has not been announced for at least another 2 years

AVG & Avast

End of support has not been announced for at least another 2 years

Avira

Support ends in November 2022

Bitdefender

End of support has not been announced for at least another 2 years

BullGuard

End of support has not been announced for at least another 2 years

Carbon Black

End of support has not been announced for at least another 2 years

ESET

End of support has not been announced for at least another 2 years

FireEye

End of support has not been announced for at least another 2 years

F-Secure

The end of support has not been announced until at least December 2021

data G

End of support has not been announced for at least another 2 years

Icarus

End of support has not been announced for at least another 2 years

Kaspersky

End of support has not been announced for at least another 2 years

K7 Computing

End of support has not been announced for at least another 2 years

McAfee

The end of support has not been announced until at least December 2021

Microworld

End of support has not been announced for at least another 2 years

PC Matic

End of support has not been announced for at least another 2 years

Quickheal

End of support has not been announced for at least another 2 years

Seqrite

End of support has not been announced for at least another 2 years

Sophos

Support runs through December 2020, cloud management until June 2021

Symantec / NortonLifeLock

End of support has not been announced for at least another 2 years

ThreatTrack / Vipre

End of support has not been announced for at least another 2 years

TotalAV

End of support has not been announced for at least 1 year

Trend Micro

End of support has not been announced for at least another 2 years

On the whole, they all provide more or less high quality, except that Total AV has a bit of a limp on the level of protection and performance.

Windows news, Antivirus software

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