Download Spyware - Best Software & Apps

  • Windows Defender

    1593

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Spyware protection for free

    7
    873 votes
    • 360 Total Security

      7.6.0.1031

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Multiple engine antivirus protection

      8
      1800 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

      2014 21.1.0.18

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Destroy malware and protect your PC with the new Norton

      7
      2728 votes
      • PROS: Usable, modern interface , Powerful scan engine, Proactive SONAR technology , Scans your Facebook wall, Monitors system performance
      • CONS: Installation phase a bit long
    • SpyBot Search & Destroy

      2.4.40

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Symbian
      Pocket PC
      Windows Mobile

      Detect and remove different kinds of spyware from your computer

      7
      1323 votes
      • PROS: Lots of options, Powerful search, Regular Updates
      • CONS: Updating can be slow, Indiscriminate about files it removes
    • TotalAV Essential Antivirus

      1.24.22

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Voted Best Antivirus 2017. Free protection against Viruses, Malware, Spyware & Adware

      7
      2 votes
      • aMule

        2.3.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac
        Windows

        All-platform eMule P2P client

        6
        83 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
      • Panda Antivirus Pro

        2016

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Panda Antivirus Pro 2015

        8
        595 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
      • Soulseek

        NS 13c 157

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free File Sharing for Entertainment Lovers

        7
        412 votes
        • PROS: Free to download and easy to use, Connect to a vibrant community, No adverts or spyware,
        • CONS: Unwanted adware and toolbars,
      • SuperAntiSpyware

        6.0.1200

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Keep your PC safe and free from spyware

        7
        77 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
      • eMule Plus

        1.2e

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Connect to the eDonkey2000 P2P network and share files with others

        5
        795 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
      • ThreatFire

        4.5.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Monitor your PC for suspicious activity

        6
        59 votes
        • PROS: Protects your PC before Spyware reaches it, Enables you to schedule scans,
        • CONS: No progress bar during scanning, Can interpret normal use as "threatening",
      • AVG Internet Security - Unlimited

        17.1.3007

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Quick and efficient defense against viruses, spyware and rootkits

        8
        374 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
      • Panda Cloud Cleaner

        1.0.24

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A cloud-based malware detector

        8
        23 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

        6
        79 votes
        • HijackThis

          2.0.4

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Check for browser-based malware

          6
          36 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
        • Anvi Smart Defender

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Free anti-malware, spyware, adware and virus removal tool

          6
          112 votes
          • PROS: Fast scanning, Good at detecting malware, Lightweight
          • CONS: Still in development, Many features similar to IOBit Malware Fighter, May highlight non-malware as threats,
        • Malware Defender

          2.4.4

          License
          try Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Very light spyware protection pack

          7
          37 votes
          • PROS: Takes you through setup process set by step, Very low on resources
          • CONS: Still doesn't block certain keyloggers
        • Spy Emergency

          10.0.205

          License
          try Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Eliminate trojans, spyware, keyloggers, adware and much more

          6
          16 votes
          • PROS: Provides all round protection, Doesn't slow down your machine
          • CONS: Doesn't pick up everything it should
        • RemoveIT Pro

          Free Edition

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Palm OS

          Detect and eliminate trojans, spyware and adware

          6
          27 votes
          • PROS: Very light on RAM and CPU, Very easy to use,
          • CONS: Doesn't detect anything that other scanners can't, Interface GUI is very basic
        • MacScan

          3

          License
          try Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Detect and eliminate trojans and spyware

          8
          9 votes
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