Download System Security - Best Software & Apps

  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1

    (SP1)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The first big system update for Windows 7

    7
    980 votes
    • PROS: Improvements in security and stability, New RemoteFX and Dynamic Memory features
    • CONS: Some features are not really visible to the user
  • AppLock

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Lock away your deepest, darkest secrets

    8
    172 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
  • Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

    3.31

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Android

    Detect and eliminate malware for free

    8
    3334 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
  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1

    (SP1) 64-bit

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The first big system update for Windows 7

    7
    387 votes
    • PROS: Improvements in security and stability, New RemoteFX and Dynamic Memory features
    • CONS: Some features are not really visible to the user
  • Norton Antivirus

    2014 21.1.0.18

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Destroy malware and protect your PC with the new Norton

    7
    6860 votes
    • PROS: Usable, modern interface , Powerful scan engine, Proactive SONAR technology , Scans your Facebook wall, Monitors system performance
    • CONS: Installation phase a bit long
  • Smadav Antivirus 2016

    11.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free And Paid Virus Checker From Indonesia

    9
    42 votes
    • PROS: It is a second-layer antivirus that has a very low system impact, Handy for programmers who wish to tinker with and add to their virus protection, Allows you to un-hide files on a USB Flashdisk
    • CONS: The paid version doesn't add enough functions to be worth the money, A small program that adds only moderate protection
  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus

    11.0.21.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A fast, high-performance antivirus

    8
    12337 votes
    • PROS: Great interface, Easy on system resources, Scans incoming emails, Import and export settings, Very effective
    • CONS: Lacks additional functions
  • Avira Rescue System

    14.03.06.01

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Repair systems that seem beyond help

    8
    368 votes
    • PROS: The last option for bad infections, Easy to use interface, Similar to Avira AntiVir
    • CONS: Must burn to CD, Not as slick as a regular app
  • OpenSSH

    p1 6.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Prevent security attacks on your system

    7
    86 votes
    • PROS: Enables rock-solid encryption, Lots of preferences at hand
    • CONS: Could prove tricky for novices
  • Trojan Remover

    6.8.3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Detect and delete any form of Trojan from your system

    7
    504 votes
    • Password Recovery Bundle

      7.3.0.1_

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Trial software to recover lost passwords

      7
      35 votes
      • PROS: Password can be recovered in no time at all., Ideal when transferring Windows OEM software into another system.
      • CONS: A paid subscription is necessary., Newer versions of Windows are not currently supported.
    • Beini

      1.2.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Wireless network security testing system

      7
      605 votes
      • PROS: Compact and comprehensive, Contains all the tools you need, Feedbottle is a powerful tool
      • CONS: Not all network cards are compatible, Difficult for beginners to get to grips with
    • ProduKey

      1.53

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Easily recover the serial number of your operating system

      7
      164 votes
      • SuperAntiSpyware

        6.0.1200

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Keep your PC safe and free from spyware

        8
        1366 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
      • Panda Internet Security

        2016

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Protect your system against viruses, spam and trojans

        8
        1028 votes
        • PROS: Entire suite of antivirus and information protection, Easy to use and understand interface, Automated protection, USB vaccine protects against infected drives
        • CONS: Not the most effective antivirus solution
      • Kaspersky Internet Security

        11.8.4.625

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        An indestructible wall to keep viruses out

        7
        87 votes
        • PROS: Cloud system keeps anti-virus up to date, Good anti-theft options , Privacy filter , Great UI
        • CONS: Internet connection required
      • Kingsoft AntiVirus

        2010.11.6.318

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Lightweight anti-virus tool with extra system cleaning tools

        8
        322 votes
        • PROS: Real time protection, Automatic updates, Light on resources, Doesn't bug you with tons of messages, Can work with other securiy apps, Includes a bunch of useful tools
        • CONS: Scan speed could be improved
      • BananaScreen

        Beta 1.2.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Unlock your PC with your face

        6
        128 votes
        • PROS: Very fast locking and unlocking system
        • CONS: May not be as reliable as a good, strong password
      • NordVPN - Fast & Secure VPN

        1.9.4

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        A safe virtual private network for complete privacy

        9
        4 votes
        • PROS: Setting up the system is easy, You can browse safely
        • CONS: You cannot manipulate social media markers such as likes, It will not allow you to click your own website ads
      • AppRemover

        3.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Clean security software from your system

        7
        20 votes
        • PROS: Lightweight, Efficient, Free
        • CONS: Limited to security software
      Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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      52014 21.1.0.1868607.2Windows