BitDefender (BD) is a security software brand from Romania. Established in 2001, it is a subsidiary of SOFTWIN, headquartered in Bucharest, Romania, and has corresponding branches in Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom, Canada, and other places. The parent company SOFTWIN was established in 1990, providing high-end software solutions and related services, with customers mainly targeting large banking, national service departments, public utilities, logistics, and communication industries.


Technical advantages

BitDefender's security protection technology is recognized by all major independent evaluation institutions such as ICSA Laboratory and West Coast Laboratory in the UK. Its technical advantages are mainly manifested in: behavior heuristic analysis in virtual environments: (B-HAVE, Behavioral Heuristic Analyzer in Virtual Environments) - generating virtual environments on computers, simulating software operation, and identifying the presence of malicious plugins, completely isolating viruses from your operating system. BitDefender ranks first among many antivirus software in terms of fast response to new viruses with a response time of less than 1 hour.



Active Virus Control

BD 2010 has added AVC technology, combined with the B-HAVE application environment, to accurately identify suspicious behavior, eliminate potential malicious programs, and maximize computer security protection. New features of Active Virus Control technology:

Ten behaviors identified as suspicious signs of process activity:

No waiting after requesting any type of user interaction

No type of user interface displayed when terminating program execution

Copy or move files to system folders

There are no icons related to link types

Executing code for other processes

Running stored code in binary files created by oneself

Copying its own code in different files on a disk

Add yourself to the operating system startup menu

Hidden in known applications

Uninstall the driver from the system folder and register again

New Advantages of BitDefender Technology

More protection

Many invisible viruses today are designed to lay dormancy at the beginning to avoid antivirus software attacks, only attacking when your computer is most vulnerable. Bitfand 2011 adopts cutting-edge security systems and active virus control,

Monitor all processes on the computer 24 hours a day to prevent any malicious behavior and prevent any losses.

Faster speed

Faster scanning to cope with a large number of new viruses. Bitfand optimizes the scanning process to avoid scanning known security files. The time required for Bitfan to scan computers in 2011 is only half that of previous versions, while reducing the demand for system resources.

More convenient use

Simultaneously meeting the different needs of novice, intermediate, and professional users, humanizing the definition of different components in different modes, quickly modifying component configurations, and using the most suitable and optimized user experience and operations.



Improved parental control

The new feature of the parental control module is the newly added reporting system, which allows parents to directly understand the specific website addresses their children visit. In addition, parents can also set specific times when their children can access web pages or certain applications.

Improved intrusion detection

Bitfand detects and prevents attempts to change important system files or registries on the computer, and warns against code injection (DLL injection) attacks.


Established antivirus software that has been ranked first in the world for 10 years

BitDefender is one of the fastest and most effective internationally certified security software products in the industry.

Since 2001, BitDefender has continuously raised its requirements and set new standards in active security protection. With the establishment of its offices in Germany, Spain, and the UK, BitDefender officially entered the international market. Nowadays, BitDefender is based on a series of strategic partnerships and implementing global expansion plans to consolidate its position. In addition, BitDefender has begun to focus on the development of the Asian market.

At the end of 2007, BitDefender received an investment to support global expansion of its products and equip senior leadership in the antivirus software and data security industries. The investment group is composed of private investors from Romania and the United States with extensive investment experience in the IT department.

BitDefender's proprietary technology combines innovative ideas with the latest trends in the information security industry, and has been recognized by international authorized organizations and certification departments (Av Test, Virus Bulletin, ICSA lab, Checkmark, IST Prize, etc.), and has won multiple awards both domestically and internationally. BitDefender is the only Southeast European company to have been awarded the European IST Innovation Award by the European Commission to date, and the only 18 European academic research representatives. In 2008, the BitDefender product won first place in a consumer protection report held by the world's largest consumer report publishing company!

Every year, BitDefender releases the latest desktop products and provides patch kits for new features based on innovative technologies for enterprises to use. In 2006, BitDefender introduced its unique B-HAVE detection technology, namely behavior heuristic analysis in virtual environments. In the same year, a new heuristic detection technology, NeuNet, was perfectly combined with the BitDefender solution. At the same time, the BitDefender engine introduces a spam image filter, which is an important step in combating new spam technology. BitDefender demonstrated its new system security solution - mobile security - in 2007, which can provide real-time antivirus protection for mobile devices such as smartphones and PDAs.

Every day, BitDefender provides comprehensive protection for millions of home and business users around the world, allowing them to freely enjoy their digital lives with peace of mind. BitDefender solutions now have value-added distributors and distributor partners in over 100 countries worldwide.


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