360 Total Security Essential

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  • Freeware
  • In English
  • Scanned
  • 3.7

360 total security essential is a compact and quality-oriented antivirus that utilizes five antivirus engines to protect your PC and utilizes real-time monitoring to intercept and remove the latest threats. This software comes with multiple editions for different platforms including Android devices to meet all the security needs and budgets for all the requirements for home and business. In addition to that, it's armed with cloud-based engines and anti-ransomware tools to monitor the system 24/7 for strong real-time protection against online attacks and viruses. 360 total security utilizes different antivirus engines such as BitDefender, Avira, 360 Cloud Engine, 360 QVMII to fully reinforce your system optimizations, and shielding you from the latest malicious software and viruses to harm your personal files and confidential documents.

Made by Qihoo 360, an internet security company based in China, not only it offers superior threat detection but also provides multilayered protection for secure browsing and privacy protection. This antivirus automatically repels malicious downloads, phishing sites and blocks unauthorized webcam access programs and key logger programs from stealing your valuable data and personal information. Business users can benefit greatly from this antivirus as it has a document protection feature, meaning that it allows the users to automatically backup confidential and sensitive documents and business information before they are illegally modified.

Features of 360 Total Security Essentials 

System Optimization
360 security primarily protects your computer from any malicious software and latest threats as antivirus, it's also equipped with system optimization tools to make the system run smoothly without any slowdowns or lags whatsoever. It clears useless plugins and junk files to free up disk space for storing more important files, furthermore, it also optimizes the system by disabling unnecessary system services, startup items, apps services, and scheduled tasks as well as increased booting time of your computer so it can be more responsive and runs smoothly.

Integrated anti-virus engines
360 total security has the ability to provide powerful protection against the latest threats to private use systems and business use systems. This program is embedded by five award-winning antiviruses to provide robust protection against viruses, malware, and harmful software. This antivirus has fared well when it comes to reliable real-time protection and safeguarding your system and these scanners work very well on the regular PC.

On-the-web protection
With 360 total security installed, users can browse through the internet with ease without any worry of online attacks, potential threats, and any other unauthorized access intruding on the system. This antivirus makes sure that any suspicious activity and applications which use webcams cannot be used by hackers and spies and it makes sure that other data are not logged through keyboard strokes. All the while monitoring downloaded files, blocking malicious websites, and safeguarding the user when shopping online.

Anti-ransomware toolkit
For business users, it is very important for them to managed and safeguard their organization's confidential business files and documents. With 360 Total Security, it prevents hackers and malicious software from tampering or harming the files and it has the ability to detect the latest ransomware variants using real-time monitoring. Moreover, 360 security assures the business users a sense of relief by creating the backups of important documents before they are illegally modified by an unauthorized user.

Extra features of 360 Total Security Essentials

360 connect
If you need to make changes to your family member's computers remotely, this tool can come in handy as it's a specific feature with drawbacks of its own. But easily manageable in the software's simple user interface.

The windows firewall offers basic protection and should be quite useful for small-time needs. 360 total security has its very own and advanced GlassWire firewall, which is totally free for any essential or pro versions of the software.

The sandbox feature is another great addition to the software and is very useful at times, you can run harmful programs and all the changes to the system configuration under the sandbox feature enabled will not have any effect on the main system. This feature is quite beneficial for users who aren't sure if the program they're running is safe or not.

Disk compression
If you're in a dire need of preserving disk space, this feature can greatly help the user if they want to free up disk space by compressing system files by a maximum of 4.7 GB of data. But be warned that the compression of system files can lead to slowdowns in system performance and should be used as a last resort, where freeing disk space takes priority over performance.

PC Vulnerability scanner
This feature of 360 total security scans and notify the users of any new security update or various patches available for download or in a need of updating if the user hasn't updated them. These patches and security update adds support to many new functions and features of the software. If the user is not content with the patch or security update, these can be removed or installed.


  • Clean and simple user interface
  • Features antivirus engines by Avira and BitDefender
  • Low system impact when idle


  • Constant ads
  • Above-average impact during a scan
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App Name: 360 Total Security Essential

License: Freeware

OS: Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10

Latest Version: V9.6.0.1367

Latest Update: 2020-11-09

Developer: Qihu 360 Software Co

User Rating: 3.7

Category: Anti-Virus

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