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Norton AntiVirus Alternatives

Norton AntiVirus is described as 'gives you multi-layered virus and malware protection, plus 24x7 member support' and is a Anti-Virus app in the security & privacy category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Norton AntiVirus for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, which is free. Other great apps like Norton AntiVirus are Clam AntiVirus, Windows Security, Avast Free Antivirus and Spybot - Search & Destroy.

Norton AntiVirus alternatives are mainly Anti-Virus Apps but may also be Anti-Malware Apps or System Cleaners. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Norton AntiVirus.
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  1. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware icon

    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    117 alternatives to Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 

    Malwarebytes Premium is smarter, faster, and lighter than ever before. Go beyond antivirus and stop worrying about online threats.

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    1.  Ad-freeMalwarebytes Anti-Malware doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  LightweightMalwarebytes Anti-Malware consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Malware AnalysisMalwarebytes Anti-Malware can inspect a suspicious file or URL to detect potential threats.
    4.  Block TrackersMalwarebytes Anti-Malware has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    5.  Built-in VPNMalwarebytes Anti-Malware has a built-in VPN feature that enhances your privacy and allows you to browse the web from anywhere.
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  2. Clam AntiVirus icon

    Clam AntiVirus

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    105 alternatives to Clam AntiVirus 

    Clam AntiVirus is an open source (GPL) anti-virus toolkit for UNIX, designed especially for e-mail scanning on mail gateways. It provides a number of utilities including a flexible and scalable multi-threaded daemon, a command line scanner and advanced tool for automatic...

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    1.  Ad-freeClam AntiVirus doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Privacy focusedClam AntiVirus is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  LightweightClam AntiVirus consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  No TrackingClam AntiVirus will not track you or use your personal data.
    ClamAV GUI
    ClamAV for Windows


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    Windows Security

    • Windows
    117 alternatives to Windows Security 

    Windows Security (known as Windows Defender Antivirus before Windows 10 May 2020 Update, Windows Defender before Windows 10 Creators Update, or Microsoft Defender Antivirus before Windows 11) is an anti-malware component of Microsoft Windows.

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    1.  Ad-freeWindows Security doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  4. Avast Free Antivirus icon

    Avast Free Antivirus

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Android Tablet
    157 alternatives to Avast Free Antivirus 

    Avast Free Antivirus a the free for non-commercial and home usage antivirus solution from AVAST Software.

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    1.  No TrackingAvast Free Antivirus will not track you or use your personal data.
    2.  Malware AnalysisAvast Free Antivirus can inspect a suspicious file or URL to detect potential threats.
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  5. Spybot - Search & Destroy icon

    Spybot - Search & Destroy

    • Windows
    • Windows Mobile
    • Symbian S60
    • PortableApps.com
    106 alternatives to Spybot - Search & Destroy 

    Spybot - Search & Destroy detects and removes spyware, a relatively new kind of threat not yet covered by common anti-virus applications.

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    1.  PortableSpybot - Search & Destroy can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Prices for Corporate Edition
    Free for private use, companies and institutions need to buy licenses for commercial versions


  6. AdwCleaner icon

    AdwCleaner

    62 alternatives to AdwCleaner 

    AdwCleaner is an easy-to-use OS security utility that allows you to get rid of adware on your computer in seconds, by quickly scanning the system.

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    1.  PortableAdwCleaner can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  LightweightAdwCleaner consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Malware AnalysisAdwCleaner can inspect a suspicious file or URL to detect potential threats.
    4.  Ad-freeAdwCleaner doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  7. Avira Antivirus icon

    Avira Antivirus

    • Mac
    • Windows
    84 alternatives to Avira Antivirus 

    Avira Free Antivirus offers basic protection for your computer against dangerous viruses, worms, spy-ware, trojans and costly dialers.

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    1.  Built-in VPNAvira Antivirus has a built-in VPN feature that enhances your privacy and allows you to browse the web from anywhere.
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  8. Kaspersky AntiVirus icon

    Kaspersky AntiVirus

    • Windows
    91 alternatives to Kaspersky AntiVirus 

    Kaspersky AntiVirus offers protection from a range of IT threats and provides the basic tools needed to keep your PC secure.

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    Kaspersky Free
  9. ESET NOD32 Antivirus icon

    ESET NOD32 Antivirus

    • Mac
    • Windows
    81 alternatives to ESET NOD32 Antivirus 

    ESET NOD32 Antivirus is an innovative host-based intrusion prevention system that offers a comprehensive scanning solution. Most importantly, it will not slow down your PC, it's easy to use, and easy to install.

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    1.  Malware AnalysisESET NOD32 Antivirus can inspect a suspicious file or URL to detect potential threats.
    2.  Ad-freeESET NOD32 Antivirus doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  LightweightESET NOD32 Antivirus consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  10. ClamTk icon

    ClamTk

    70 alternatives to ClamTk 

    ClamTk is a graphical front-end for ClamAV, an open source antivirus engine for detecting trojans, viruses, malware & other malicious threats. It is designed to be an easy-to-use, lightweight, on-demand antivirus scanner for Linux systems.

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    1.  LightweightClamTk consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Ad-freeClamTk doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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