When you’re browsing the web or downloading files 360 security will be there to ensure that nothing nefarious lurks. It can block access to websites that are suspicious, scan your browser history, monitor the amount of data you’re consuming and even track down your phone missing.

The suite also comes with a firewall, a shredder for data and scheduled system cleaning tools. It can update drivers automatically with anti-tracking tools and even gives you access to privileged technical support access with just one click.

Although there are numerous settings and options but the interface of the program is easy to navigate and comprehend. The majority of things are controlled via big buttons, switches or checkmark, which is a good thing from a ergonomics point of view. The program is free and available for both Windows and Mac.

The antivirus itself does a decent job of keeping your computer safe from malware. Its real-time protection detects more than 95% of threats and didn’t cause any false positives in my testing. It doesn’t provide the same level detection as other leading products when it comes to scans and heuristics.

360 Total Security offers a variety of additional security and maintenance functions that include a VPN one of which is only available in the premium version. Its heuristic engine can detect malware by looking at the program’s behavior. This is quite helpful in cases where the threat isn’t well-known and doesn’t have a signature. The program includes a “cleanup utility, as well as other tune-up utilities that can transaction in the M&A boost PC performance.