Download System Security - Best Software & Apps

  • AppLock

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Lock away your deepest, darkest secrets

    7
    62 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
  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1

    (SP1)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The first big system update for Windows 7

    6
    412 votes
    • PROS: Improvements in security and stability, New RemoteFX and Dynamic Memory features
    • CONS: Some features are not really visible to the user
  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1

    (SP1) 64-bit

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The first big system update for Windows 7

    7
    301 votes
    • PROS: Improvements in security and stability, New RemoteFX and Dynamic Memory features
    • CONS: Some features are not really visible to the user
  • Smadav Antivirus 2016

    11.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free And Paid Virus Checker From Indonesia

    8
    10 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,
  • Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

    3.31

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Detect and eliminate malware

    7
    200 votes
    • PROS: Small installer and fast setup, Scans throughly and quickly, Removes any infected file, Blocks dangerous websites, Nice, easy-to-use interface design
    • CONS: Doesn't offer realtime protection in free version, Scan priority not customizable
  • 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
  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus

    11.0.17.0

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A fast, high-performance antivirus

    7
    2046 votes
    • PROS: Great interface, Easy on system resources, Scans incoming emails, Import and export settings, Very effective
    • CONS: Lacks additional functions
  • SuperDuper!

    2.7.1

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Excellent backup and system recovery tool for Macs

    7
    79 votes
    • PROS: Easy to set up and use, Save drives as a disk image, Smart updates, Very efficient and reliable
    • CONS: Can't save custom backup filters, Interface could be improved a bit
  • Trojan Remover

    6.8.3

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Detect and delete any form of Trojan from your system

    7
    279 votes
    • OpenSSH

      p1 6.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Prevent security attacks on your system

      6
      52 votes
      • PROS: Enables rock-solid encryption, Lots of preferences at hand
      • CONS: Could prove tricky for novices
    • Beini

      1.2.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Wireless network security testing system

      8
      300 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
    • Avira Rescue System

      14.03.06.01

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Repair systems that seem beyond help

      6
      15 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
    • Kaspersky Internet Security

      11.8.4.625

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      An indestructible wall to keep viruses out

      7
      18 votes
      • PROS: Cloud system keeps anti-virus up to date, Good anti-theft options , Privacy filter , Great UI
      • CONS: Internet connection required
    • Norton Mobile Security

      Lite 3.10.0.2371

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Antivirus and anti-theft in one application for Android

      7
      29 votes
      • PROS: Fast, reliable scans, Relatively light on system resources, Remote lock, Scheduled scanning
      • CONS: No backup and restore function, No optimization tools
    • 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
    • Kingsoft AntiVirus

      2010.11.6.318

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Lightweight anti-virus tool with extra system cleaning tools

      8
      429 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
    • AhnLab V3 Internet Security

      8.0

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Protect your PC against any threats

      6
      41 votes
      • PROS: Comprehensive tool to protect your system, Nicely designed interface
      • CONS: As with any other security tool, results appear in the long run
    • AppRemover

      3.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Clean security software from your system

      7
      16 votes
      • PROS: Lightweight, Efficient, Free
      • CONS: Limited to security software
    • ESET Online Scanner

      1.0.0.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Scan Your Browsers And Temp Files For Malware

      7
      66 votes
      • PROS: Scans and detects cookies on your system, It can run on any mainstream browser, Able to identify and remove malware,
      • CONS: It gives false positives to get you to buy, The free download only applies for 30 days, Better suited for businesses rather than personal use,
    • Xiaopan OS

      6.4.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Wireless Network Security Testing Software

      7
      148 votes
      • PROS: Small download, Operating System is Impossible to break, Great for beginners, Free, Decent graphical user interface
      • CONS: Not all wireless cards are compatible, Macs cannot boot from a live USB or CD and must use virtual machine software
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
    #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
    12010.11.6.3184297.5Windows
    211.0.17.020467.4Windows
    32014 21.1.0.1827287.2Windows
    4(SP1) 64-bit3016.5Windows
    5(SP1)4126.3Windows