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
    113306 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
    98 votes
    • Fingerprint Pattern App Lock

      2.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Free Security Download for Selective App Management

      8
      136 votes
      • PROS: Free download , Simple interface , Requires certain phone models
      • CONS: Limited functions
    • Microsoft Security Essentials

      4.10.209.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free and simple antivirus software from Microsoft

      7
      2431 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
    • Epic Browser

      39.0.2171.99

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Free Web Browser for Security Fans

      7
      483 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
      Mac
      iPhone

      Free Safe browsing for Android

      8
      943 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
      3250 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
      704 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
      2677 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
    • Microsoft Security Essentials

      4.10.0209.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free and simple antivirus software from Microsoft

      8
      5117 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
    • CM Security Antivirus AppLock

      CM (Cleanmaster) Security FREE Varies with device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      A beautiful, useful, and powerful antivirus

      7
      186 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
    • Quick Heal AntiVirus Pro

      16

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Useful Software for Security Seekers

      7
      128 votes
      • PROS: Includes a simple firewall, Scans files quickly
      • CONS: Windows 2000 or later required, Detection rates are average at best
    • SecureCRT

      7.0.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Terminal emulation with strong encryption and data integrity

      6
      53 votes
      • PROS: Supports many authentication protocols, Emulates several different terminals
      • CONS: Authentication protocols not necessarily secure, Requires registration
    • Office 2013 Service Pack 1

      (32-bit) 1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      An update pack to optimize your Microsoft Office 2013

      6
      225 votes
      • PROS: Improves Microsoft Office performance, Improves Microsoft experience overall
      • CONS: May cause crashes, May cause blank start screen
    • Free USB Disk Security

      3.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Protect your PC from pendrive threats

      7
      427 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
    • OpenSSH

      p1 6.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Prevent security attacks on your system

      7
      91 votes
      • PROS: Enables rock-solid encryption, Lots of preferences at hand
      • CONS: Could prove tricky for novices
    • Comodo Dragon

      55.0.2883.59

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Chrome-based browsing with added security

      8
      719 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
    • USB WriteProtector

      1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A simple tool for write protecting USB drives

      6
      137 votes
      • PROS: No complicated installation, Very easy to use, Available in different languages
      • CONS: Limited in functionality, Not really necessary
    • UltraSurf Security, Privacy & Unblock VPN

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free and Fast VPN with Premium Features

      9
      18 votes
      • PROS: Works exceedingly well , No sign-up or registration needed
      • CONS: Certain browsers such as Firefox may need manual configuration , More of a proxy than a VPN
    • Cain & Abel

      4.9.41

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      All-in-one security tool

      7
      1166 votes
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