BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2012 vs BitDefender Internet Security 2012 vs Total Security 2012

As regular readers will know, I review all the current year’s top antivirus and internet security programs as they are released.

Hopefully this will give you a good idea of which security company has the product line which best suits your needs. But which particular program should you choose?

This handy table will give you a quick idea of the differences in features between BitDefender’s latest antivirus and internet security programs:

FeaturesBitDefender Antivirus Plus 2012BitDefender Internet Security 2012BitDefender Total Security 2012
Antivirus and AntiSpywareYYY
AntispamYY
FirewallYY
Parental ControlYY
Vulnerability ScannerYYY
Search AdvisorYYY
Social Network ProtectionYYY
AntiphishingYYY
File EncryptionY
File ShredderY
Personal Data FilterYY
Online Backup and File SynchronizationY
Want to know more?Read my review of BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2012Read my review of BitDefender Internet Security 2012Read my review of BitDefender Total Security 2012

Hopefully the above will give you a good idea of the extra features you gain by buying the more expensive internet security product vs the antivirus program. In the last row you will see links to my far more detailed reviews and it would be well worth your time reading them.