Download Web Protection - Best Software & Apps

  • Internet Explorer 8

    (XP, Vista) 8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Microsoft gets back on track with a promising web browser

    7
    6047 votes
    • PROS: Standard compliant, Interesting new features: Accelerators, Web Clips, New InPrivate browsing, Protection against online scams and malware
    • CONS: Accelerators are tied to Microsoft's online services, Privacy issues in Suggested sites
  • OkayFreedom VPN

    1.8.3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free private browsing and torrent service

    8
    235 votes
    • PROS: Free option , Great service
    • CONS: Extremely limited basic package , One user accounts
  • McAfee AntiVirus Plus

    2017

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Premium Antivirus Protection from the World Leader

    7
    1201 votes
    • PROS: Includes firewall, web and email protection, and more, Good AV database, Download on all your devices, Extra tools: file shredder and defragmenter
    • CONS: History of sub-par performance, Expensive
  • K9 Web Protection

    4.2.89

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Keep Safe Online with K9 Web Protection

    7
    112 votes
    • PROS: A sophisticated security tool., Available for a range of platforms.
    • CONS: Although free for home use, other uses will require licensing., Some users may find it unnecessary.
  • Trend Micro Titanium Antivirus+

    2012

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Real-time antivirus protection

    7
    137 votes
    • PROS: Filters web pages and blocks dangerous downloads, Usable interface, Perfect for beginning users, Provides reports and statistical graphics (up to 1 year) on the blocked threats (viruses, spyware, web threats / phishing), Customize interface with your own photo
    • CONS: Limited configuration menu of features, No extra tools, Too basic for power users
  • MYAndroid Protection

    2.0.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android

    Secure your mobile with this antivirus, anti-theft and backup tool

    9
    133 votes
    • PROS: Efficient virus scanner, Backs up contacts to the SD card or web, Multi-function anti-theft feature
    • CONS: You can't specify individual folders of drives to scan, No firewall
  • Sophos Home Premium

    1.2.11

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Premium protection for home computers

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Offers a strong level of virus protection, Real-time monitoring, Parental web filtering included
    • CONS: Online support only offered on weekdays, The free version only protects three devices
  • TrustPort Antivirus

    2012 12.0.0.4873

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful antivirus with several scanning engines

    7
    70 votes
    • PROS: Two antivirus engines in one, Generates HTML reports, Includes email filter and web protection
    • CONS: Slow when updating and scanning
  • McAfee Family Protection

    1.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Protect your kids from inappropriate material on the Web

    8
    16 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to set up, Creates reports with Internet usage, You can block apps and websites, Restrict Internet usage according to a schedule
    • CONS: You aren't warned about blocked websites, Custom app block doesn't seem to work
  • Anti Keylogger Shield

    3.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Resident protection against keyloggers

    6
    13 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Good help, Includes basic web browser
    • CONS: Difficult to know if it is working, Lack of options
  • Link Disguiser

    1.0.8

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Anti-spam protection from email bots

    -
    No votes yet
    • HTML Guardian

      7.8.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Intellectual property protection on the Web

      3
      8 votes
      • HTML Password Pro

        5.0

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Apply password protection to your web pages

        5
        6 votes
        • Smart Surfing for Mac

          1.60

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Mac

          Spyware and web surfing protection tool for Macs

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: Gives peace of mind while surfing, Includes a useful filter, Performs system scans, Realtime protection
          • CONS: No indication of what the different levels of protection offer, Updates take a while, Leaves behind components after uninstalling
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