Norton AntiVirus Alternatives

    Norton AntiVirus is described as 'gives you multi-layered virus and malware protection, plus 24x7 member support' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Norton AntiVirus for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Microsoft Defender, which is free. Other great apps like Norton AntiVirus are Avast Free Antivirus (Free Personal), Clam AntiVirus (Free, Open Source), Avira Antivirus (Freemium) and Kaspersky AntiVirus (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Aug 4, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. 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
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Comodo Antivirus eliminates viruses, spyware, and other malware from desktops and networks.

      Bundleware

      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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    3. Avast Premium Security is complete online protection for all of your computers, phones, and tablets. It protects against all online threats, including spoofed websites and ransomware.
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    4. Provide real time shield, process/memory scanner, file/path scanner, scheduled scans, automatic daily update and use the ClamAV database with over 720.000 virus signatures. CS Anti-Virus with the ClamAV engine is FREE. (GNU/GPL license).

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.1.2b, released in April 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    5. Winpooch is a watchdog for Windows (2000, XP, 2003, but only 32-bits). It detects modifications in your system, so as to detect a trojan or a spyware installation. It also includes a real-time anti-virus.

      Discontinued

      As of 2008-06-13, this project is no longer under active development. Winpooch can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      Dr.Web Anti-virus is an efficient tool for constant monitoring of system health that blocks attempts of viruses, Trojans, mail worms, spyware and other malicious programs to get into a protected system from any external source. Dr.
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    6. F-Secure Anti-Virus provides advanced protection against viruses, spyware intrusions and infected e-mail so you can surf the Web without worrying about security issues. Its automatic updates and powerful DeepGuard 2.
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      • Mac
      ClamXav is a virus scanner for Mac OS X. It uses the very popular Clam AntiVirus open source antivirus engine as a back end and has the ability to detect both Windows and Mac threats.
    7. Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ combines the legendary Anti-spyware engine with a super fast, free Antivirus.
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