Anti-Virus Apps

Though many say that “the best anti-virus is common sense,” that can’t always protect from an accidental late night popup click or other similar circumstances. Mistakes happen. For those moments, the peace of mind that anti-virus software such as Avast or Avira can provide by responding quickly to any potential virus, trojan, or other malicious software may very well be worth it, especially to those that are not the most tech literate in your life. This page can help you make an informed decision about which anti-virus software to try.

  1. A mail service which meets all needs - For individuals: free or Premium (1€/month) Mailo accounts - For children: a free and 100% secure address with a recreational and advertising-free interface - For families: an account for each member, a family domain name and a...
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  2. Immunet FREE Antivirus is the lightest anti-virus application, providing the fast protection against new viruses, because it protects through the cloud using the ClamAV engine. Install/Hardisk-Filesize: 5/10 MB.


    • Mac
    • Windows
    Kaspersky Internet Security keeps your PC free from malicious code, adware, spyware, hacker attacks, dialers, spam and network fraud.
  3. Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool is a free software intended to disinfect infected computers, removing viruses, Trojans, and spyware, as well as any other types of malware.
  4. 360 Total Security offers your PC complete protection from Viruses, Trojans and other emerging threats.
  5. Panda Antivirus protects you while you work, play, or browse online. Antivirus Protection Real-time protection against all types of malware and spyware. Schedule periodic scans and/or scan your computer on demand.
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    SHADE Sandbox is an alternative for antivirus and a tool for virtualization. It locally virtualizes applications (i.e.
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    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    Comodo Antivirus eliminates viruses, spyware, and other malware from desktops and networks.

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    The app installs other components by default such as Dragon Web Browser. You must click "Options" during install to deselect those components.

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    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    KicomAV is an open source (GPL v2) antivirus engine designed for detecting malware and disinfecting it. In fact, Since 1995, it has been written in C/C++ and it was integrated into the ViRobot engine of HAURI, 1998. I decided to re-create a new KicomAV.
  6. Secure up to 10 home Macs and PCs with business grade antivirus and web category blockers.
    • Windows
    Emsisoft Anti-Malware, previously a-squared Anti-Malware, is an antivirus and antispyware protection suite developed by Emsi Software.
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    Lookout combines enterprise grade security with end user simplicity, protecting your device and data from a variety of threats facing mobile devices including: loss, theft, viruses, malware, and hackers.
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    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    Kaspersky Rescue Disk is a free tool for disinfecting computers from malware which does not allow the operating system to start.
    • Mac
    • Windows
    Sophos Endpoint Protection helps secure your workstation by adding prevention, detection, and response technology on top of your operating system.
    • Mac
    • Windows
    The Webroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus provides a fast cloud-based virus protection for both PCs and Macs. This lightweight product has an outgoing Firewall integrated and can be run next to another AV or another Firewall.