Kaspersky Antivirus 2012 vs Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 vs Kaspersky Pure

As I am sure you are already aware, 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 type of product you are after. But how do you choose which specific program to go for?

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

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012Kaspersky Internet Security 2012Kaspersky PURE
FeaturesKaspersky Antivirus 2012Kaspersky Internet Security 2012Kaspersky Pure
Antivirus ProtectionYYY
Proactive ProtectionYYY
Application Control/SandboxingYY
Digital Identity ProtectionY
Internet SecurityYY
Spam/Popup BlockerYY
Parental ControlYY
Password ManagerY
Automatic BackupY
PC Tune-upYY
Home network SecurityY
Want to know more?Read my review of Kaspersky Antivirus 2012.Read my review of Kaspersky Internet Security 2012.

Hopefully the above will give you a good idea of the extra features you gain by buying the more expensive ‘Pure’ or 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.