Your Guide to the Top 10 Sites

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Bottom Line

McAfee’s antivirus and internet security solution is highly recommended for its malware detection and removal rates.
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Norton comes with the added protection you need to keep your computer running at its best.
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Free with purchase, enjoy over $300 worth of security add ons with TotalAV's innovative and thorough anitivrus protection.
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BullGuard offers antivirus, internet security and mobile security software. It's recommended for beginners.
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Bitdefender is a powerful antivirus with great features that offer protection for both desktop and mobile devices. It features strong anti-malware capabilities and an impressive spam filter.
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Kaspersky offers internet, computer and email protection. It's great for dealing with already infected computers.
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ZoneAlarm provides internet security and firewall solutions for both personal and business users.
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Avira Antivirus offers a large range of packages for both home and business networks. The Avira Free Antivirus package protects PC, Mac, iOS, and Android devices.
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ESET is a good choice for users looking for comprehensive anti-malware and antivirus solutions.
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After quick installation, Webroot Antivirus runs automatic scans protecting your computer against malicious software.
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Panda Security excels at providing real-time antivirus and antispyware protection.
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AVG is one of the most user-friendly antivirus products. It offers excellent malware detection and removal rates.
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Malwarebytes offers free Mac protection that scans and removes code that slows down computer performance with a specialization in adware removal.
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MacKeeper Antivirus protects Mac OS X Intel Mac OS X 10.5 operating systems from spyware and theft while optimizing apps to improve computer performance.
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Intego X9 antivirus software runs real-time scans keeping your computer free of Mac viruses, Windows viruses, Trojan horses, worms, spyware, and more.
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VIPRE provides easy to use antivirus, internet and mobile security software that is dependable and affordable.
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Trend Micro is recommended for users who are looking for easy to use, unobtrusive computer protection.
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Avast Antivirus has both free and premium antivirus software to protect PC, Mac, iOS, and Android devices against threats.
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Designed specifically to block malware threats, STOPzilla antimalware software protects PC devices with a 30-day money back guarantee.
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Offering one comprehensive antivirus package, Scanguard takes the guesswork out of choosing the right antivirus software for your device while providing impeccable protection.
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Pros

  • Doesn't affect performance

  • Accurate spam filter

  • Intuitive interface

  • Malicious URL blocking

  • Good malware cleanup scores

  • Not resource heavy

  • Optimizes performance

  • Excellent malware blocking

  • Enhanced firewall

  • Impressive malware removal

  • Above-average antiphishing

  • Easy to use

  • Zero impact on performance

  • Accurate spam filter

  • Powerful firewall

  • High detection success

  • Intuitive interface

  • Top AV-Test score

  • High malware blocking scores

  • Impressive internet security

  • Light and unobtrusive

  • Accurate Detection

  • Best privacy protection

  • Stops undiscovered attacks

  • High usability scores

  • Effective malware removal

  • Ideal for beginners

  • Free trial

  • 70 day money back guarantee

  • Anti-phishing

  • Easy to use UI

  • Effective malware protection

  • Money back guarantee

  • Excellent malware detection

  • Impressive performance

  • User-friendly

  • Free trial

  • Mac, PC, & Android protection

  • Excellent malware detection

  • Mac protection

  • Anti-theft protection

  • 24/7 support

  • Specialized for Macs

  • Free trial

  • Protects up to 3 computers

  • Good URL blocking rates

  • Simple, accurate spam filter

  • Light and unobtrusive

  • Excellent malware-blocking

  • Impressive malicious URL blocker

  • Bonus firewall booster

  • Free download

  • Automatic scanning

  • Integrated password manager

  • Comprehensive support

  • 30 day money back guarantee

  • Fast scans

  • Optimizes performance

  • Enhanced firewall

  • Built-in VPN

Cons

  • Not good at cleaning already-infected computers

  • Sporadic pop-ups

  • Parental controls not included

  • Customer support lacking

  • Only Ultimate Plan includes System Booster

  • Weak phishing protection

  • Complicated setup

  • Spam filter inconsistent

  • Slow full system scan

  • No network scanner

  • Spam filter inconsistent

  • Pricey

  • Interface not intuitive

  • Poor virus removal

  • Doesn’t automatically scan

  • Takes a while to update

  • No phone support

  • Poor phishing detection

  • Few lab tests

  • Technical support is limited

  • High false positive score

  • Obtrusive updates

  • Requires reboot for installation

  • Slow scans

  • Negative complaints

  • Strictly for Mac

  • Requires Mac OS 10.8 or higher

  • Poor phishing detection

  • Firewall easily disabled

  • Installation is time-consuming

  • Pricey

  • Slow scanning

  • Low detection for new malware

  • Features sold separately

  • Basic protection

Operating Systems

Windows 10
Windows 8
Windows 7
Windows Vista
Windows XP
Windows 2000
MAC OS x
iOS
Android
Linux/Unix

Pricing Features

Free trial
Money back guarantee

Plans

McAfee AntiVirus Plus

Internet Security

Total Protection

Norton Antivirus - 1 Device

Norton Security - 1 Device

Norton Security Deluxe - 5 Devices

Essential Antivirus

Pro Antivirus

Ultimate Antivirus

Antivirus

Internet Security

Premium

Antivirus Plus 2015

Internet Security 2015

Total Security 2015

Anti-Virus 2017

Internet Security

Total Security

Pro Antivirus + Firewall

ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2016

Antivirus Pro

Internet Security Suite

Ultimate Protection Suite

Basic Antivirus for Windows

Advanced Antivirus for Windows

Advanced Antivirus Pack

SecureAnywhere AntiVirus

SecureAnywhere Internet Security Plus

SecureAnywhere Internet Security Complete

BASIC PROTECTION

COMPLETE PROTECTION

ADVANCED PROTECTION

AVG Antivirus 2015

AVG Internet Security

Anti-Malware

Anti-Malware Premium

Premium

Premium+

Mac Washing Machine

Mac Internet Security X9

Mac Washing Machine Secure X9

Content Barrier Secure X9

Mac Premium Bundle X9

System Shield

VIPRE Internet Security Pro

Antivirus+

Internet Security

Maximum Security

Free

3 Year Protection, 1 PC

3 Year Protection, 1 PC - Premium

3 Year Protection, 3 PC - Premium

3 Year Protection, 10 PC

SecureAnywhere Antivirus

STOPzilla AntiMalware

12 Months Protection

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Free
$79.99
$139.99
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$279.99
$19.99
$19.95
$19.95
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Anti-Ransomware
Blocks 250,000,000+ daily threats
Disk Cleaner
Duplicates Removal
Mobile security (for both Android and iOS)
Password manager
PC Tune-Up
Secures privacy on social media
Start-Up Guard
Supports PC
System Booster
Virus Removal
Anti-spam
Anti-spyware
Anti-adware
Anti-malware
Real-time protection
Email protection
Firewall
Wi-Fi protection
Parental control
Identity protection
Supports Mac

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