Download Spyware - Best Software & Apps

  • Windows Defender

    1.285.541.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Web Apps

    Spyware protection for free

    7
    2770 votes
    • 360 Total Security

      10.6.0.1086

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Multiple engine antivirus protection

      8
      3282 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 Security Deluxe

      22.8.0.50

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Professional and award-winning antivirus software application

      7
      6907 votes
      • PROS: The ability to protect up to five different devices., Can work in conjunction with disparate operating systems., Effective firewall coverage against emerging ransomware threats., Users have Customer Support at their disposal provided by Norton experts.
      • CONS: Better protection is available with Norton Security Premium (a small price difference)., Anti-phishing tests have produced substandard scores.
    • SpyBot Search & Destroy

      2.4.40

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Detect and remove different kinds of spyware from your computer

      8
      6459 votes
      • PROS: Lots of options, Powerful search, Regular Updates
      • CONS: Updating can be slow, Indiscriminate about files it removes
    • aMule

      2.3.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac
      Windows

      All-platform eMule P2P client

      6
      645 votes
      • PROS: Easy-to-use search facility, No spyware or adv, Lots of features for tracking download stats
      • CONS: Downloads are slow for new users
    • Soulseek

      NS 13c 157

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free File Sharing for Entertainment Lovers

      8
      1620 votes
      • PROS: Free to download and easy to use, Connect to a vibrant community, No adverts or spyware
      • CONS: Unwanted adware and toolbars
    • Panda Antivirus Pro

      2016

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Panda Antivirus Pro 2015

      8
      2875 votes
      • PROS: Lightweight and unobtrusive, Efficient detection of viruses, Also protects against spyware, trojans and other threats, Full security suite
      • CONS: Limited trial, Not the most effective antivirus solution
    • eMule Plus

      1.2e

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Connect to the eDonkey2000 P2P network and share files with others

      8
      5052 votes
      • PROS: Very easy to use, Produces many search hits, No adware or spyware
      • CONS: Not updated very often, No significant benefits over the original
    • TotalAV Essential Antivirus

      1.24.22

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Slow but steady antivirus

      6
      35 votes
      • PROS: Simple interface, Colorful design, Scan is functional, Has a lot of features
      • CONS: Install takes a while, Additional downloads required, Only virus scan available in free version, Interface response is slow
    • SuperAntiSpyware

      6.0.1260

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Keep your PC safe and free from spyware

      8
      1379 votes
      • PROS: Very thorough scanning, Repairs broken internet connections due to spyware, Resets system and browser-settings to secure values, Small installer and fast setup
      • CONS: Free version doesn't provide realtime protection, Scan priority not customizable, No customizable actions on detection, AntiSPYWARE only
    • HijackThis

      2.0.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Check for browser-based malware

      8
      276 votes
      • PROS: Clear and easy to use, Backs up and logs everything, Information on each element, Contains extra tools
      • CONS: Pretty ugly, Easy to delete necessary elements
    • AVG Internet Security - Unlimited

      17.1.3007

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Quick and efficient defense against viruses, spyware and rootkits

      8
      1506 votes
      • PROS: Light and powerful, Checks links on social networking sites, A wide range of useful features, Neat design
      • CONS: Long Installation, Few important new features
    • Malware Defender

      2.4.4

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Very light spyware protection pack

      9
      240 votes
      • PROS: Takes you through setup process set by step, Very low on resources
      • CONS: Still doesn't block certain keyloggers
    • MacScan

      3

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Detect and eliminate trojans and spyware

      7
      58 votes
      • VIPRE Internet Security

        Home Edition 2016

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Award-Winning intenet Security Software for Personal Computers

        9
        5 votes
        • PROS: A two-way firewall can be adjusted to offer a redundant level of anti-virus protection, Versions are available for both home and business use
        • CONS: Existing anti-virus software will have to be uninstalled before Vipre is activated, Accessing more advanced features will require a paid subscription
      • Panda Cloud Cleaner

        1.0.24

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A cloud-based malware detector

        8
        118 votes
        • PROS: Simple to use, Lightweight app, Good, additional malware protection
        • CONS: No advanced options
      • Norton Security Scan

        2.6.0.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free antivirus, protection against Trojans, spyware and adware

        7
        242 votes
        • IObit Security 360

          Pro 1.41

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Protect your PC from spyware and malware

          7
          22 votes
          • PROS: Real time, effective protection, Tool for browser cleaning, Privacy cleaner, Automatic threat updates, File unlocker
          • CONS: Some threats aren't explained well
        • SuperAntiSpyware Portable Scanner

          4.41.1000

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Protect removable devices from spyware

          7
          95 votes
          • PROS: Customizable scans, Keeps suspicious elements quarantined, No installation required
          • CONS: No support for scheduled scans, No real time protection
        • XoftSpySE

          4.29

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Detect spyware, malware, trackware, keyloggers, etc.

          6
          69 votes
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