Webroot Internet Security Essentials

Webroot Internet Security Essentials was an Antivirus , Antispyware, Personal firewall security software, and back-up utility program with additional personal and PC security features. Originally launched on October 21, 2008, Webroot Internet Security Essentials was the first consumer security suite from Webroot . [1]

Webroot Internet Security Essentials has been discontinued. On October 4, 2011, Webroot announced the release of its SecureAnywhere ™ line of products. [2] At that time, all existing Essentials licenses were transitioned to Webroot SecureAnywhere Essentials. On October 15, 2012, this product has been updated to Webroot SecureAnywhere® Internet Security Plus. [3] The latest release of Webroot SecureAnywhere Internet Security Plus includes antivirus , antispyware, antiphishing , personal firewall, password and identity protection for Microsoft Windows and macOS computers, as well as protection for Android andiOS mobile devices. [4]


Reviews commented on the lack of parental controls included in this security suite as well as the difficulty in configuring the firewall.

See also

  • Webroot
  • Antivirus software


  1. Jump up^ Webroot launches consumer security suite | Cnet | October 21, 2008
  2. Jump up^ Webroot Delivers the Fastest, Lightest and Least Demanding Consumer Protection by Introducing Webroot® SecureAnywhere ™ | Webroot Press Room | October 4, 2011
  3. Jump up^ Latest Webroot® Solutions Provide Superior Security Without Compromise | Webroot Press Room | October 15, 2012
  4. Jump up^ Webroot SecureAnywhere Internet Security Plus | Webroot Products

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