Download Security And Privacy - Best Software & Apps

  • Avast Free Antivirus

    2019

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Lighter, more powerful – and absolutely free

    8
    113533 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
  • SuperVPN Free VPN Client

    2.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A Fast, Free And Effective VPN.

    9
    1521 votes
    • PROS: Completely free, Easy to use
    • CONS: Few options, Lack of transparency
  • Psiphon

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Free Access for All Internet Users

    9
    1112 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
    1141 votes
    • PROS: Secure, Simple
    • CONS: Some server issues, Some dead areas
  • Microsoft Security Essentials

    4.10.209.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free and simple antivirus software from Microsoft

    7
    2451 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
  • Vault

    6.9.00.22

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Mac

    Hide pictures, videos, contacts and SMS on your phone

    8
    311 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
  • ZenMate VPN for Chrome

    6.4.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Web Apps

    Excellent proxy switcher add-on

    7
    1701 votes
    • Windscribe

      1.83.20

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Protect your online privacy with Windscribe

      9
      218 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
    • ExpressVPN - VPN for Android

      7.3.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      High-speed and secure downloads with ExpressVPN

      9
      40 votes
      • PROS: P2P and BitTorrent permitted on all servers, Enhanced privacy with no logs
      • CONS: High cost, Limited configurations
    • NordVPN

      6.0.1.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Virtual Private Network services on a massive scale

      8
      85 votes
      • PROS: The automatic kill switch is a brilliant safety feature, Over 770 servers to choose from , A free proxy list with up to 3000 free proxies, There is no bandwidth limit
      • CONS: You cannot manipulate social media markers such as likes, Not free
    • Hoxx VPN Proxy

      3.6.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free and reliable VPN software for Chrome users

      8
      154 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.
    • Browsec VPN - Free and Unlimited VPN

      3.22.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android

      Browsing Without Restrictions

      9
      208 votes
      • PROS: Unlimited Bandwidth Usage, Inexpensive VPN Service, Easy Setup and Usage, Does Not Eat Up Large Storage Space
      • CONS: Limited Virtual Locations in the Free Version, No “Kill Switch” Feature, Network Errors Can Occur on Occasion, Not All Browsers Are Supported
    • Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

      3.6.1.2711-1.0.463-1.0.6913

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android
      Mac

      Detect and eliminate malware for free

      8
      3395 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
    • iCloud

      4.0.3.56

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Web Apps

      Automatically synchronize content between iOS and PC

      7
      370 votes
      • PROS: Control panel is easy to use, Integration with Windows Explorer
      • CONS: Limited storage space
    • AppLock

      2.8.10

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Lock away your deepest, darkest secrets

      8
      270 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
    • Hotspot Shield VPN & Proxy

      6.9.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone
      Mac

      Free Safe browsing for Android

      8
      985 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
    • Folder Password Lock Pro

      11.1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Software for Enhanced Folder Protection and Privacy

      9
      946 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.
    • Kaspersky Internet Security

      19.0.0.1088

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Kaspersky Internet Security

      8
      2680 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
    • PureVPN Software for Windows

      5.15

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Fast and cross platform VPN surfing

      7
      228 votes
      • PROS: Works across platforms, Fast surfing speeds, Lots of servers, Easy to use
      • CONS: Free version limited to 3 days of use
    • 360 Total Security

      10.2.0.1197

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Multiple engine antivirus protection

      8
      3276 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
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