Scanner options

Scanner options for all protection modules (e.g. Real-time file system protection, Web access protection, ...) allow you to enable or disable detection of the following:

Potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) are not necessarily intended to be malicious, but may affect the performance of your computer in a negative way.
Read more about these types of applications in the glossary.

Potentially unsafe applications refers to legitimate commercial software that has the potential to be misused for malicious purposes. Examples of potentially unsafe applications include remote access tools, password-cracking applications, and keyloggers (programs recording each keystroke typed by a user). This option is disabled by default.
Read more about these types of applications in the glossary.

Suspicious applications include programs compressed with packers or protectors. These types of protectors are often exploited by malware authors to evade detection.