Emsisoft has released public beta of its anti-Malware 6, the next version of its famous antivirus.Emsisoft Anti-Malware 6 beta provides a close look to upcoming version, according to Emsisoft the Anti-Malware 6 new multi-core scanning engine is 450% faster than Emsisoft Anti-Malware 5.
The version brings new license scheme, users will no longer need to create an account to get the 30 day trial.Multiple licenses can be assigned to the same key. If you want to install Emsisoft Anti-Malware on a new system but don’t have a free license left, you can easily reassign the license from an older system in a very convenient way. You will be able to reassign each and every license a limited amount of times per day.
The old “Heuristics” checkbox is removed and heuristics are now enabled by default in heuristics are now enabled by default.The new direct disk access mode of the scan engine is able to see through even the most advanced rootkits
What is new in Emsisoft Anti-Malware 6.0 ?
- New multi-core optimized scan engine
The biggest change in Emsisoft Anti-Malware is a completely new and multi-core optimized scanning engine. As a result Emsisoft Anti-Malware 6.0 is on average 450% faster than Emsisoft Anti-Malware 5.1 when it comes to on-demand scans!
- Direct disk access scan mode
The new scan engine features a special direct disk access mode. Using this direct disk access mode we are able to avoid and detect all currently active file based rootkits.
- Advanced caching mechanisms
Another feature of the new scan engine is an advanced caching mechanism. Emsisoft Anti-Malware is able to learn from the files on your system, recognizing files that are trustworthy and skipping them in future scans if they haven’t changed. Due to this the performance impact of the Emsisoft Anti-Malware File Guard has been greatly reduced.
- Drastically improved boot times
- Internal rating system to further reduce false positives on well known files
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 6.0 uses the information it gathers from various sources including the advanced cache to recognize and prevent false positives.
- Entirely new license system
Users no longer need a special account to use Emsisoft Anti-Malware. Another feature of the new licensing scheme is a unique referral program that allows users to get or extend licenses by referring our products to friends and family.
The direct disk access is incompatible to striped RAIDs. This is a limitation that will exist in the release version as well due to the missing documentation of on disk RAID formats.
EAM 6.0 is expected to be a released within the next few months. If you can’t wait that long, try out Emsisoft Anti-Malware 6.0 beta.