BEIJING, May 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Qihoo 360, a leading Internet company, released today a new version of its flagship free antivirus, 360 Total Security. For the first time, the users chose one of the new features in the release, Registry Cleaner, which was included in the application after the users voted for it in a poll on the company's social networks.
"We are always working to make our applications more accessible to everyone," said Zhou HongYi, Chairman and CEO of Qihoo 360. "By letting our users choose which should be our next feature we involve them in the design process. This is very positive for both our users and our products."
360 Total Security is the holistic security solution offered by Qihoo 360, armed with five antivirus engines for the best protection, and the most powerful features to reduce the risk of malware infection. 360 Total Security also stands out from its competitors by offering a complete set of PC optimization tools, designed to improve the performance of the computer.
Included in this new version, Registry Cleaner was the most voted feature by 360 Total Security's users when they were asked about which feature they would like to see included in the program. This tool allows the user to clean unwanted registers, and solve registry problems in an easy way.
Version 8.6 also includes a brand new extension for Google Chrome, providing file download analysis, online shopping and anti-phishing protection. This plugin will allow the user to know in real-time the trustability of any website they are visiting, and alert them when visiting any suspicious or hazardous website that could endanger security.
In the visual aspect, this version also brings High Definition to 360 Total Security, becoming the first version optimized for HPD (High Pixel Density) and Retina monitors.
Version 8.6 of 360 Total Security is available for free download from https://www.360totalsecurity.com.
About the company
Qihoo 360 Technology Co., Ltd. is a leading Internet company in China. The Company is also the number one provider of Internet and mobile security products in China as measured by its user base, according to iResearch. Qihoo 360 also provides users with secure access points to the Internet via its market leading web browsers and application stores. Qihoo has built one of the largest open Internet platforms in China and monetizes its massive user base through online advertising and Internet value-added services on its open platform.
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