McAfee Antivirus Plus is the newest top-of-the-line version of the famous antivirus software. Thanks to a partnership with Intel, a large number of computers and laptops now come with a free or trial version of McAfee pre-installed, making it perhaps the world's most popular antivirus software.
Small, speedy Webroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus hardly uses any of your system's resources. It aces our hands-on malware protection test, and it can even roll back ransomware activity. Many antivirus companies have dropped the idea of version updates, or yearly updates, opting instead to continually hone the product's skills and slipstream in new features.
Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2018 is designed to protect you against the most advanced cyber threats on the planet. Continuous updates come with every Bitdefender product, and accelerate the introduction of new features and simplify updating, upgrading and installing Bitdefender security.
Avast Pro Antivirus 2017 offers the same wealth of features as its free edition, and not a lot more. It's an excellent product, but for most people the free version will suffice. Avast Pro Antivirus 2017 offers the same wealth of features as its free edition, and not a lot more.
F-Secure, on the other hand, has taken the opposite approach, with common features like malicious URL blocking and phishing protection reserved for the suite. F-Secure Internet Security (2017) enhances its antivirus protection with those browser-safety features, and it includes an easy-to-use spam filter and simple parental control, too.
BullGuard Premium Protection 2018 is designed to beef up protection for home networks with the introduction of a new network scanner. With heuristic detection of unknown malware, active identity protection, and a home network scanner, coverage looks good, but there are niggles and some notable omissions.
Paid versions of Bitdefender antivirus software create a rescue disk partition from which you can reboot the computer to clean a heavily infected Windows installation, but with Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition, you have to go online to create a rescue drive or disk from a USB memory stick or a DVD.
Windows Defender Security Center delivers a robust suite of security features that keep you safe for the supported lifetime of your Windows 10 device. When your PC is protected by Windows Defender Antivirus you are receiving comprehensive protection for your system, files and online activities from viruses, malware, spyware, and other threats.