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Antivirus (26 programs)

  1. 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.
  2. PROS: Comprehensive features. Provides social media protection. Easy to install and configure. Advanced scanning options. Parental controls. VPN.
    CONS: Inconsistent detection performance. Scanning process can be time-consuming.
  3. License
    Free Download
    Language
    German
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Simple and clear interface. Automatically updated. Easy to use. Includes browser safety feature.
    CONS: No advanced componenents, spam filter etc.
  4. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: A.I. with deep learning feature. Ransomware Prevention with File Rollback. Deep Virus Cleaning. Remote Security Management.
    CONS: More features available at Premium version. Requires constant user account confirmation.
  5. PROS: Easy to use. Multi-OS support. Covers up to 10 devices and platforms. Detects threats in real-time.
    CONS: No upgrade available for the license’s device limit. Can’t be installed on server operating systems.
  6. PROS: Speed effectiveness. Customer support.
    CONS: Some bugs. Review requests.
  7. PROS: Protects your device from viruses and malware. Automatic definition updates. Good balance of protection and performance. Easy to understand interface.
    CONS: Can block certain websites from opening. Initial set up of advanced options can be time-consuming. Interface seems cluttered at first. On-demand scans degrade device performance temporarily.
  8. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Quick scans. Lightweight installation. Customizable plans and pricing.
    CONS: Outdated UI design. Mobile apps have limited functionality.
  9. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Doesn't consume many system resources. Scans for both Mac and Windows viruses.
    CONS: Strange circular interface.
  10. PROS: Holistic scanning. Works with network and external drives. Certain file types can be excluded. Easy to use UI.
    CONS: No estimated scanning time information. File removal confirmation isn’t reassuring. Random stalling issues. Doesn’t keep malware logs.
  11. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Real-time malware detector. Various virus scanner options. Different cleaner for specific needs. Enable flag safety ratings in Google search results.
    CONS: Lacks tutorial guide especially for beginners.
  12. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Three types of scanning. Detailed log records. Real-time monitoring can’t be interrupted. Cloud updates.
    CONS: Heavy on computer resources. No advanced setting options.
  13. PROS: Provides real-time protection. Allows for full or custom scans. Quick-start guide for new users. Fully tested by AV Comparatives.
    CONS: Adware scanning is fairy shallow. Outperformed by other applications. Review request pop ups are frustrating. Disingenuous certificate promotion.
  14. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: User-friendly interface. Non-stop protection scans. Intelligent AI that studies malware behavior. Free trial includes Premium features.
    CONS: Only available for OS X El Capitan and higher. Needs big disk space.
  15. PROS: Automatic spyware and malware detection. Can be connected to your smart home devices. Monitors device health and storage capacity. Has a built-in battery-saving function.
    CONS: Minor connectivity issues.
  16. PROS: Free to download and use. Identifies viruses very quickly.
    CONS: Only available to Mac users. Viruses cannot be deleted.
  17. 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.
  18. License
    Free Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Simple clear interface. Scans individual files or entire system. Scheduled scans.
    CONS: Scanning is very slow. Lengthy installation. ClamAV engine requires script to remove it.
  19. License
    Trial version Download
    Language
    English
    Platform
    mac
    PROS: Very quick. Supports drag and drop. Easy to use.
    CONS: Lengthy installation. Not many configuration options. Requires uninstaller to remove it.
  20. PROS: Automatically removes Flashback Trojan. No need to use Terminal.

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