Download Privacy And Security - Best Software & Apps

  • Psiphon

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Free Access for All Internet Users

    9
    948 votes
    • PROS: Provides unlimited use to the entire internet, Easy to install and use, The identity of users is masked and protected
    • CONS: Using the programme could lead to legal issues, Using the programme could lead to legal issues
  • Free VPN

    3.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Free VPN means secure web surfing

    8
    1030 votes
    • PROS: Secure, Simple
    • CONS: Some server issues, Some dead areas
  • Avast Free Antivirus

    2019

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Free Software Security Package for Personal and Professional Use

    8
    113168 votes
    • PROS: The free version offers a host of advanced features, A do-not-disturb mode will not impede other computer-related tasks, Operating system performance should not be impeded, "Micro updates" are sent on a daily basis
    • CONS: Some features such as the data shredder will require a paid subscription, Only one license is provided per user
  • Microsoft Security Essentials

    4.10.209.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free and simple antivirus software from Microsoft

    7
    2410 votes
    • PROS: Easy to install and use, Automatic updates, Several scan types, Light and unobtrusive
    • CONS: Doesn't disinfect files, Too basic for expert users, No firewall
  • SuperVPN Free VPN Client

    1.7.3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android

    A Fast, Free And Effective VPN.

    9
    309 votes
    • PROS: Completely free, Easy to use
    • CONS: Few options, Lack of transparency
  • AppLock

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Lock away your deepest, darkest secrets

    8
    200 votes
    • PROS: Very effective and reliable protection, Protects not just apps, but also system settings, Keeps photos and videos secure, Two layers of security
    • CONS: Recover to email setting is unreliable, Have to install each app theme separately
  • OkayFreedom VPN

    1.8.3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free private browsing and torrent service

    8
    231 votes
    • PROS: Free option , Great service
    • CONS: Extremely limited basic package , One user accounts
  • Browsec VPN - Free and Unlimited VPN

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Free Virtual Private Network Software Bundle

    9
    88 votes
    • PROS: Users can enjoy fast connection speeds., No paid subscription is needed., An excellent way to keep personal details safe., Only 2.66 megabytes of memory are needed.
    • CONS: The number of servers is limited., Some sites may load slowly., Network errors can occur on occasion., Not all browsers are supported.
  • Vault

    6.4.12.22

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Mac

    Hide pictures, videos, contacts and SMS on your phone

    8
    175 votes
    • PROS: Lets you hide photos, videos, SMS and more, Easy-to-use interface, Alerts and photo evidence of break-in attemps, Stealth mode and fake vault in premium version
    • CONS: No cloud backup for free users
  • Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

    3.31

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Detect and eliminate malware for free

    8
    3365 votes
    • PROS: Small installer and fast setup, Scans throughly and quickly, Removes any infected file or malware, Blocks dangerous websites, Nice, easy-to-use interface design, Free
    • CONS: Doesn't offer realtime protection in free version, Scan priority not customizable
  • Folder Password Lock Pro

    10.9.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Software for Enhanced Folder Protection and Privacy

    10
    904 votes
    • PROS: Quick and simple setup., Active folder monitoring and alerts., Compatibility with external hard drives.
    • CONS: One password for all folders could potentially present a security risk., A price of (approximately) 32 pounds is a bit high when compared to similar folder protection software packages.
  • Windscribe

    1.56

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Protect your online privacy with Windscribe

    9
    148 votes
    • PROS: High data allowances for free and affordable plans, Good privacy policy with very clear explanation
    • CONS: Download speeds can be variable , Limited number of locations available on some plans
  • Hotspot Shield VPN & Proxy

    5.9.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    Mac

    Free Safe browsing for Android

    8
    921 votes
    • PROS: Good connection speed, 128-bit VPN encryption, Starts when you turn on your computer, Notification icon, Free version available
    • CONS: Very annoying ads
  • PureVPN Software for Windows

    5.15

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Fast and cross platform VPN surfing

    7
    222 votes
    • PROS: Works across platforms, Fast surfing speeds, Lots of servers, Easy to use
    • CONS: Free version limited to 3 days of use
  • Hoxx VPN Proxy

    2.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free and reliable VPN software for Chrome users

    8
    85 votes
    • PROS: This package is free to download and install., software updates tend to occur on a regular basis.
    • CONS: There can be times when VPN wireless connections are slow., The Google Chrome extension will first have to be downloaded.
  • Kaspersky Internet Security

    19.0.0.1088

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Kaspersky Internet Security

    8
    2672 votes
    • PROS: Streamlined and usable interface, Very powerful engine, Wi-Fi security, Extremely configurable, Many additional tools
    • CONS: Long installation process, Resource consumption could be improved
  • 360 Total Security

    7.6.0.1031

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Multiple engine antivirus protection

    8
    3224 votes
    • PROS: Free and complete, Good interface, Uninstrusive
    • CONS: Turning on all antivirus engines uses a lot of RAM, Clean and Speed Up tools must be used with care
  • Norton Antivirus

    21.3.0.12

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Destroy malware and protect your PC with the new Norton

    7
    6887 votes
    • PROS: Usable, modern interface , Powerful scan engine, Proactive SONAR technology , Scans your Facebook wall, Monitors system performance
    • CONS: Installation phase a bit long
  • Mobizen

    2.12.0.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Web Apps

    Android and Windows, friends forever

    7
    532 votes
    • PROS: Little delay in remote viewing, Quick access via PIN, Remote screen recording
    • CONS: Connectivity issues, Two icons in the notification area, Window cannot be resized
  • Avira Free Antivirus

    2019

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free anti-virus, anti-malware and anti-ransomware program

    8
    15814 votes
    • PROS: The free VPN service alone is enough reason to sign up, Its user interface keeps things very simple, It is very lightweight and will not slow your computer down
    • CONS: The paid version offers the best tools, It is a the free version doesn’t block infected websites
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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22019158148Windows
33.3133657.9Windows, Android, Mac
47.6.0.103132247.8Windows
521.3.0.1268877.2Windows
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