Download Security - Best Software & Apps

  • Avast Free Antivirus

    2019

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Free Software Security Package for Personal and Professional Use

    8
    113460 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
  • Office 2013 Service Pack 1

    (64-bit)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Improve security, performance and stability of Microsoft Office 2013

    7
    113 votes
    • Microsoft Security Essentials

      4.10.209.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free and simple antivirus software from Microsoft

      7
      2444 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
    • Fingerprint Pattern App Lock

      2.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Free Security Download for Selective App Management

      8
      193 votes
      • PROS: Free download , Simple interface , Requires certain phone models
      • CONS: Limited functions
    • Epic Browser

      39.0.2171.99

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Free Web Browser for Security Fans

      7
      499 votes
      • PROS: Offers Enhanced Security, Suitable for people of all ages, Blocks ads and scripts
      • CONS: Not as fast as standard web browsers
    • Hotspot Shield VPN & Proxy

      5.9.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone
      Mac

      Free Safe browsing for Android

      8
      969 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
    • 360 Total Security

      10.2.0.1197

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Multiple engine antivirus protection

      8
      3268 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
    • FingerPrint

      2.1.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A free Security program for Windows

      6
      807 votes
      • PROS: Easy to install, Simple interface, Performs tasks quickly and efficiently, Takes up little machine resource
      • CONS: Too specific in functionality, Task may take more time with more items, Redundant menus, Offers no other features
    • Kaspersky Internet Security

      19.0.0.1088

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Kaspersky Internet Security

      8
      2679 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
    • Quick Heal AntiVirus Pro

      16

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Useful Software for Security Seekers

      7
      129 votes
      • PROS: Includes a simple firewall, Scans files quickly
      • CONS: Windows 2000 or later required, Detection rates are average at best
    • CM Security Antivirus AppLock

      4.8.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      A beautiful, useful, and powerful antivirus

      7
      201 votes
      • PROS: Quick Analysis, Real-time protection, Call-blocking filter, Integrates with Clean Master, Easy to use and excellent design
      • CONS: Doesn't include a firewall, No anti-theft features
    • Microsoft Security Essentials

      4.10.0209.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free and simple antivirus software from Microsoft

      8
      5127 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
    • OpenSSH

      p1 6.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Prevent security attacks on your system

      7
      95 votes
      • PROS: Enables rock-solid encryption, Lots of preferences at hand
      • CONS: Could prove tricky for novices
    • Free USB Disk Security

      3.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Protect your PC from pendrive threats

      7
      429 votes
      • PROS: Simple to use, Includes some extra free tools, Scans and monitors
      • CONS: No options, Very hard to know if it's doing anything, Doesn't register events
    • Office 2013 Service Pack 1

      (32-bit) 1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      An update pack to optimize your Microsoft Office 2013

      7
      230 votes
      • PROS: Improves Microsoft Office performance, Improves Microsoft experience overall
      • CONS: May cause crashes, May cause blank start screen
    • Cain & Abel

      4.9.41

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      All-in-one security tool

      7
      1168 votes
      • Comodo Dragon

        55.0.2883.59

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Chrome-based browsing with added security

        8
        723 votes
        • PROS: Several safety-related features, Compelling design and usability, Uses l039, the same engine as Chrome, Comodo SecureDNS is extremely useful
        • CONS: Can consume a lot of RAM, Homepage is no different from Chrome
      • SecureCRT

        7.0.1

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Terminal emulation with strong encryption and data integrity

        6
        56 votes
        • PROS: Supports many authentication protocols, Emulates several different terminals
        • CONS: Authentication protocols not necessarily secure, Requires registration
      • USB Disk Security

        6.4.0.200

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Protect your USB drive from infection

        7
        379 votes
        • PROS: Resident protection, Doesn't clash with other anti-viruses
        • CONS: Trial version has serious limitations
      • Smart PC Locker Pro

        Free 1.7

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Smart PC Locker Pro - Securely lock your PC for free!

        8
        67 votes
        • PROS: Offers extra security in addition to OS password protection, Simple configuration process, Ability to lock your PC using hotkeys, Disables task manager and safe modes to secure your PC
        • CONS: Can make accessing your PC in emergency situations difficult, No backup facility in case of lost passwords, Shortcut functionality can cause accidental PC locking, Increases log on time
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