Crystal Security
5.00 star(s)
Installation Feedback
Very fast install, takes just a few seconds.
No bundlers.
Interface (UI)
5.00 star(s)
Interface Feedback
Easy to understand UI.
Fast and responsive.
3.00 star(s)
Usability Feedback
Very good for users that wants more control.
Similar to Voodooshield, new users may be scared by the alerts and may not know what to do.
Four different engines, including Virustotal, Hybrid Analasys and two behavior modules.
Performance and System Impact
4.00 star(s)
Performance and System Impact Feedback
Very low resource usage of only 50-60 megabytes and 0% CPU usage.
Works as an added line of defense along your antivirus.
4.00 star(s)
Protection Feedback
Using virustotal and hybrid analasys it can detect unknown, brand new malware.
Instantly alerts the user if a program does any suspicous changes, stopping it in its tracks.
Can be easily terminated by malware.
Has many false positives.
Real-time file system protection
4.00 star(s)
Proactive Intrusion protection
4.00 star(s)
  1. It's a free software
  2. Lots of great features
  3. Low impact on system resources
  4. Highly configurable
  5. Easy to use
  6. Strong and reliable protection
  7. Blocks even brand new malware
  8. Works alongside other antivirus software
  9. Well designed, clear interface
  10. Multiple layers of protection
  1. Not for beginners
  2. Lots of popups when running
  3. Higher than average false positives
  4. Scans can be rather slow
  5. Can be complex in some situations
Software installed on computer
More than 30 days
Computer specs
Lenovo IdeaCentre Y710 Cube

Intel Core i5-6400
geForce GTX 1070
C: drive
Manufacturer: SanDisk
Interface: SATA
Capacity: 119 GB

D: drive
Manufacturer: Seagate
Interface: SATA
Capacity: 931 GB
Recommended for
  1. Experienced users
  2. Gamers
Overall Rating
4.00 star(s)
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Level 14
Top poster
Jan 21, 2018
I'm interested in trying Crystal Security, thanks for the review. I've used VoodooShield on a few devices for a while now and I would be interested in hearing opinions from people who have used both VoodooShield and Crystal Security - comparisons/pros and cons etc.

Thanks in advance.


Level 35
Top poster
Content Creator
Dec 4, 2014
It's a shame that it has not been updated for well over a year.
February 23rd, 2019
Crystal Security - What's new

Updated File Handling System.