1. Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2015
Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2015 protects against many threats. This antivirus is full of safety features and really easy to use, Bitdefender wins our rating of best antivirus software. As it used to be, the 2015 version of this software showed the best results in independent test labs. Tests are covering protection, performance and how much is interface intuitive. They offer good level of customer service, including the ability to communicate with customer support 24/7. Even though Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2015 performed well, there is no existing program is guaranteed to stop every possible threat. That is why, Bitdefender is application that offer a rescue mode in case if a rootkit attaches itself to the registry of the Windows OS, antivirus automatically reboots into a mode that reveal the problem and helps you to remove it with a removal tool from Bitdefender site. Bitdefender also works together with Windows by monitoring system settings that might be insecure, and it will warn you if there are any required Windows security patches. Bitdefender’s vulnerability scanner also helps you in the case of missing or out-of-dated applications software.
2. Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2015
It’s reasonable to start from the most important feature of this antivirus – its ability to detect and remove viruses. Kaspersky Anti-Virus does his work so well that any competing virus protection does better. Then, it goes beyond only antivirus protection. The product also includes protection from all spyware, rootkits and other malware. Moreover, something new in the 2015 version of Kaspersky Anti-Virus is that it makes backup copies of your files before malicious encryption, which means that even in case of attack by ransomware, you can restore all your files without sending money to the bad guys.
3. McAfee AntiVirus Plus 2016
Like all of the best antivirus products, McAfee allows you to control over its scanning behavior. You can select different modes from automatic real-time scanning of all files to programs and documents scanning. Or you can choose specific items to exclude. You can also manage whether it should check email attachments and network drives. Being more than just a virus scanner, this product can stimulate your computer’s performance by letting you delete files that don’t need to be there. In fact it is able to permanently delete files with a shredder in such a way that nobody would be able to revive them with file recovery software. Its antivirus scanner treads lightly on system resources, but you are able to modify settings in such way that it minimizes the effect on your computer’s speed. Or you can choose more scrupulously scanning process, even though it will need some system resources that slow down your computer. You can also find a balance between accuracy and speed. McAfee AntiVirus is one of the products of such kind that has its own firewall. Firewalls decide which applications are good or bad. You can use a firewall to hide your computer from the internet.
4. Norton Security 2016
Norton Security offers radically innovative product strategy. While all the competitors continue to follow a more complicated product construction, Norton Security collapses all of its customer antivirus software products into only one unit, full of features. Nevertheless, performance is more important than features. And this antivirus is quite a good at it. Norton Security maintains not only from malware, but it also cares about your privacy and protects you from dangerous websites and suspicious downloads. You can administer all of the devices with Norton protection from your online account, which allows you to add new devices or replace protection from one device to another. If the device running Norton Security is stolen, you can use the service to find the stolen device, make it scream, remotely lock it to protect yourself and your personal data. There is only one available upgrade. It is Norton Security with Backup, which adds 25 GB of secure online storage for an additional $10. A Norton Security support includes 24/7 customer help by telephone or online chat.
5. Trend Micro Titanium Antivirus + 2015
Trend Micro Titanium Antivirus + is antivirus software that protects from viruses, spyware, keyloggers, rootkits and all sorts of other malware. This antivirus for computer is able to detect and remove malware looking like antivirus software. The software is easy to use because of an intuitive interface. The main console shows the current security level at a glance. This product is developed to scan for threats in real time mode, but you are always able to perform a manual scan. You can choose everything from a quick scan to a custom scan. Trend Micro Titanium Antivirus + blocks access to suspicious websites and prevents malicious downloads. Trend Micro has a good combination of help and supporting options online, such as general customer service or tech support. They maintain a searchable knowledgebase. Also you can search for help in some discussion boards. Personalized assistance is obtainable by submitting a case online or by connecting directly over the phone or live chat.