How is PC Matic's Security Different?

Superior Security

Superior Security

PC Matic effectively stops what others cannot with the use three advanced technologies: an automated whitelist, fileless script blocking, and brute force attack mitigation. In addition, the security software also includes patch management and driver updates, keeping known vulnerabilities patched before hackers can exploit them.

Free Cyber Security Training

Free Cyber Security Training

PC Matic will keep you safe, but you need to do your part too. Learn all about modern cyber threats, and how you can avoid falling victim, through the KnowBe4 cyber security training offered FREE of charge with every PC Matic subscription.

Adblocker with Fake Virus Scam Protection

Adblocker with Fake Virus Scam Protection

Avoid invasive pop-ups and stop malicious ads in their tracks with the PC Matic Adblocker extension. PC Matic’s advanced technology also protects you from the fake virus scam, blocking it before it can lock down your web browser and cause panic.

Automated PC Maintenance

Automated PC Maintenance

PCs slow down the more you use them, unless they are properly maintained. PC Matic’s optimization tools keep your PC running at its peak performance with scheduled scans cleaning out junk files and the accumulated data you do not need on your computer.

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Superior Security

Instead of using the archaic blacklist technology competitors use, PC Matic deploys an automated whitelist for real-time, proactive protection against today’s cyber threats. In addition, PC Matic also uses a script blocking agent, effectively thwarting all forms of fileless malware attacks. Lastly, the software minimizes the exploitation of remote desktop protocol (RDP) ports by enabling login controls.
Whitelisting

How does whitelisting stop ransomware, polymorphic viruses, APTs, and zero-day attacks? With the advances in technology, malware is getting harder to stop. Instead of trying to keep up with the continually changing malware algorithms and codes, we do the opposite, and track tested safe programs. PC Matic’s whitelist functions by using a list of known, trusted programs and allows them to run. Everything else, that is not on the whitelist, is sent to the PC Matic malware research team to be tested. Within 24 hours it is categorized either trusted or malicious.

Fileless Script Block

The PC Matic team also learned, whitelisting is not enough. Hackers are exploiting scripting agents like PowerShell to install malware, which doesn’t need an executable. Therefore, both the blacklist and whitelist are ineffective. This is why the PC Matic team developed a script blocking agent to identify malicious scripting activity. So far, this has left PC Matic consumers entirely protected from fileless infections.

RDP Port Controls

In 2018, home and business users around the globe saw hackers beginning to exploit RDP ports. They would brute force their way into the network by guessing RDP user credentials until they were successful. PC Matic now modifies the Windows account lockout threshold to avoid brute force attacks.

Patch Management and Driver Updates

During the scanning process, PC Matic ensures key third-party applications are patched, and drivers are updated. By automating this process, PC Matic users can rest assured their devices are kept updated, with known vulnerabilities patched to avoid exploitation from cyber criminals.

Cyber Security Training

When it comes to cyber safety, most people completely rely on protection from others; their antivirus software, government cyber security agencies and built-in security features in email, just to name a few. While these forms of security can stop a lot of cyberattacks, especially if you’re being protected by PC Matic’s whitelist technology, knowing how the criminal underworld operates and how criminals steal information is key to protecting yourself in the cyber world. That’s why PC Matic has partnered with KnowBe4, to provide every PC Matic subscriber access to free, top-notch cyber security training.

KnowBe4

PC Matic Adblocker

PC Matic's adblocking technology keeps your PC and data secure from malicious ads, also known as malvertising attacks. These attacks have become increasingly advanced, effectively infecting PCs without the user even clicking on the ad.

Our adblocker also stops persistent pop-up ads. These ads are not only an annoyance, but they are also designed to obtain the user’s personal information such as location, computer information, and browsing habits. This information is in turn sent to other companies for further analysis and sales efforts.

PC Matic’s adblocking technology prevents the fake virus scam pop-ups from appearing on your screen. These pop-ups overrun the browser, until the session is ultimately killed at a task manager level. The alerts are an attempt to create a sense of urgency, claiming to be from a well-known tech company, like Microsoft, stating the device has been infected and they must call a 1-800 immediately.

With the use of our adblocker, your data, devices and privacy will be secure from cyber criminals deploying malvertising attacks, persistent pop-ups, and fake virus scams.

PC Matic Videos & Commercials

Look for ads on these national channels: Fox News, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, Headline News, Fox Business, and Bloomberg.


Automated PC Maintenance

Our automated PC maintenance occurs every time you scan your computer with the PC Matic software. These features include:

  • Defragments Disks
  • Updates Drivers
  • Cleans Registry
  • Optimizes SSDs
  • Removes Junk Files
  • Optimizes Broadband
  • Updates Common Software Automatically
  • Removes Unnecessary Start Up Apps
  • Deactivates Unnecessary Windows Tasks
  • Disables Resource Hogging Start Ups
  • Accelerates Downloads in FF and IE
  • Fixes Software Vulnerabilities

FEATURES

  • Defragments Disks
  • Updates Drivers
  • Fixes Software Vulnerabilities
  • Updates Common Software Automatically
  • Cleans Registry
  • Removes Junk Files
  • Optimizes Broadband
  • Scans and Cleans Security Threats
  • Measures Performance with a Benchmark Suite
  • Prevents Fake Virus Scams From Locking Your Browser
  • Protects Absolutely Against Modern Security Threats
  • Optimizes SSD
  • Deactivates Unnecessary Windows Tasks
  • Removes Unnecessary Start Up Applications
  • Disables Resource Hogging Start Up Services
  • Accelerates Downloads in FF and IE
  • Maintain and Manage Your PCs Remotely
  • Schedule Computer Maintenance Automatically
  • Detailed Maintenance, Security and Performance Reporting
  • Easy to Use

SCREENSHOTS

SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

Operating System:

  • Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista and XP
  • Android

Hardware Requirements:

  • Processor: 1GHz or greater
  • Memory: 512 MB or greater
  • Hard Disk: Need 1GB or more of free space
  • Video: Super VGA, 15-inch monitor, 800x600 resolution

Internet Connection Required:

  • Broadband connection highly recommended

Available Languages:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Italian
  • German
  • French

PC Matic in the News

PC Matic In the News

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