Panda Cloud Antivirus - New Design Approach
Cloud computing is a new paradigmn where processing formally done by the PC are performed by the cloud servicing firm. Panda has implemented an interesting design where files are sent to their Internet cloud facilities for malware testing and cleaning. While it solves staying on the latest AV definitions, the design relies on high-speed Internet connectivity. It will be interesting to follow future developments for this new design.
Panda Cloud Antivirus Free Edition 1.0 - SUMMARY
Panda Cloud Antivirus Free Edition 1.0 - FULL REVIEW
QUOTE: Panda Cloud Antivirus Free Edition 1.0 (free for personal use) aims to head off disaster by pushing its malware detection activity into the cloud, eliminating the need for local signatures. Panda likes to call it "the first antivirus without an update button." It's a powerful defender against malware attacks—and it's free.
PROS: Free. Small download. Fast install. No updates needed. Extremely effective at keeping malware out of a clean system. Detected all malware samples on infested test systems. Attractive user interface.
CONS: Can't function properly without Internet connection. Failed to remove huge amounts of malware traces from threats it detected.