Updated 18 Jan 2017

Panda Security

Antivirus Pro

Snapshot: Panda Security Antivirus Pro has an anti-phishing feature. How well can it protect your computer?

Antivirus Pro
Consumer score
Price guide


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Test results

Overall score
Ease of use
System impact

Good points

  • Minimal system impact.
  • Has anti-phishing protection.


  • Just OK to use.
  • No Apple macOS version available.
  • No anti-spam protection.
  • No banking protection feature.
  • No backup feature.

How we test

Overall score:

  • Protection (65%)
  • Ease of use (25%)
  • System impact (10%)

Protection includes:

  • Anti-malware performance including on-demand scanning, malware detection, false positive malware detection, URL protection and real-world protection from known malicious websites.
  • Firewall performance including features and settings aw well as incoming and outgoing protection – incoming protection tests the firewall’s ability to detect and prevent external scans; outgoing protection tests the ability to detect and prevent unauthorised data being sent outward to the internet, including sensitive data such as credit card details.

Ease of use takes into account: installation, configuration and normal day-to-day use of the software as well as clarity/simplicity of the user interface. We also look at the user help such as guidance, help menu and options and updating the software.

System impact includes assessment of the software’s use of disk space and memory plus its effect on boot time and on common tasks such as program launch and use, file use, copying and conversion.

Key data

Key data

Price guide


Number of PCs on licence
Licence period (years)
Version tested


Similar version for Mac OS
Windows 8 integration
Windows 10 supported
Parental controls
Banking protection feature
E-mail scanner
POP3 protection incoming messages in Windows Live Mail
IMAP4 protection of incoming messages in Windows Live Mail
Settings password protected
Offline help
Download of a bootable CD / DVD
Download of a bootable USB key
Can create a bootable CD / DVD
Can create a bootable USB key
Minimum requirements - Processor
No requirements found
Minimum requirements - RAM
256 MB
Minimum requirements - Hard disk
240 MB
Recommended requirements - Processor
No recommended requirements.
Recommended requirements - RAM
No recommended requirements.
Recommended requirements - Hard disk
No recommended requirements.
Software requirements - Browser
No requirements found

More Info


The price stated is the initial purchase price. The annual renewal price is $55.36