Norton Security Scan Alternatives

    Norton Security Scan is described as 'software tool designed to help you understand if your computer is currently protected from known threats' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Norton Security Scan for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, Android Tablet and iPad. The best alternative is Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, which is free. Other great apps like Norton Security Scan are Spybot - Search & Destroy (Freemium), AdwCleaner (Free), Bitdefender Antivirus (Free Personal) and SUPERAntiSpyware (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jan 1, 2021

    1. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is considered to be the next step in the detection and removal of malware. In our product we have compiled a number of new technologies that are designed to quickly detect, destroy, and prevent malware.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows Mobile
      • Symbian S60
      • PortableApps.com
      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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    2. 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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    3. Bitdefender comes with real time scanning that is called Virus Shield and an auto-scan mode that checks your system when the computer is idle. Game mode is fully automated and will be enabled when it detects a full screen application running.
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    4. SUPERAntiSpyware is a software application which can detect and remove spyware, adware, malware, trojans, rogue software, worms, rootkits, parasites and other potentially harmful software applications, as well as restore modified system settings.


    5. 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.
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    6. herdProtect is a second line of defense malware scanning platform powered by 68 anti-malware engines in the cloud.

      Discontinued

      The program is currently not available on the official website: the download option was removed at the beginning of 2017. Last version, 1.0.3.9, released in December 2014, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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    7. Zemana AntiMalware adds additional layers of security. It is a second opinion malware scanner designed to rescue your computer from malware that have infected your computer despite all the security measures you have taken.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      RogueKiller is an anti-malware program written in C++ and able to detect and remove generic malwares and some advanced threats such as rootkits, rogues, worms...
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    8. CrowdStrike Falcon Host integrates seamlessly into your current environment, enabling your security team to effectively and efficiently detect and block adversary activity – ultimately preventing damage to your organization through SaaS-based next-generation endpoint protection.
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