EZ-Guard is to protect your files from unintentional transmission to the Internet and unintentional copy to other directories. Anti-virus programs do these things against computer virus, but not against your inadvertent operations. how? (1)Blocking transmission of files in the specified folders to the Internet. (2)Blocking copying or moving files in the specified folders to other folders. (3)Providing file encryption functions.
To protect your folders and files, it does not just hide them. Managing the file system directly, it blocks unwanted net-application access to the files. As an optional function, you can prevent your files from unwanted copy to other folders. Anti-virus programs probably do this agains computer virus, but they do not do this against your wrong mouse clicks.
For users who care about information leakage. People usually use anti-virus programs to protect information leakage against computer virus but that is not enough. A research shows that information leakage has caused more often by human errors.