Spybot - Search & Destroy Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to Spybot - Search & Destroy for Windows, Mac, Android, Web, iPhone and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar 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. If you're looking for more info about Spybot - Search & Destroy like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 4/21/2020 9:46:00 AM

Alternatives to Spybot - Search & Destroy for all platforms with any license

  • Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

    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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware can detect and remove malware that even the most well known anti-virus and anti-malware applications fail to detect. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware monitors every process and stops malicious processes before they even start.

    • It doesn't interfere with built-in Windows Defender. That alone makes it worthwhile. Guest • Nov 2019 Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Mac Windows Android iPhone Chrome OS ... Android Tablet iPad Kindle Fire

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  • Avast Free Antivirus

    Avast Free Antivirus a the free for non-commercial and home usage antivirus solution from AVAST Software. The program features intuitive, advanced and customizable scanning methods along with other modules dedicated to computer safety. It includes antivirus with antispyware, Avast Passwords, Secure HTTPS scanning, streaming updates, hardened mode, DeepScreen, Home Network Security scanner, Do Not Track, SiteCorrect, antiphishing, anti-malware, Smart Scan, Rescue Disk, and Software Updater.

    Free Personal $ $ $ Mac Windows Android iPhone

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  • 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. The program detects and brings to light any adware, PUP / LPI (Potentially Unwanted Software), toolbars and programs that gain control over your computer. The program interface and ease of use deserve attention. You do not need to install anything, just double-click on the application icon and the program is ready to use.

    Free Windows

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  • SUPERAntiSpyware

    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. It can detect malware, however it is not designed to replace an antivirus software.

    • Very efficient and updated several times daily. Use free version, update manually and get the best price after the update. This is my primary anti-malware software. Guest • May 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Windows

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  • HitmanPro

    HitmanPro (formerly Hitman Pro) is an on-demand malware scanner and removal tool. It will usually do a full-system scan significantly faster than other (traditional) solutions due to its cloud-based scan technique. It does not offer a real-time component (aka shield, guard) and will upload suspicious files to the cloud for scanning.

    Commercial Windows

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  • ComboFix

    USE WITH CAUTION! Combofix is a freeware (a legitimate spyware remover created by sUBs), Combofix was designed to scan a computer for known malware, spyware (SurfSideKick, QooLogic, and Look2Me as well as any other combination of the mentioned spyware applications) and remove them. ComboFix allows the manual removal of spyware infections. It's a specialized effective cleaning tool, which is useful compared to other malware and spyware removers.

    Free Windows

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  • herdProtect

    herdProtect is a second line of defense malware scanning platform powered by 68 anti-malware engines in the cloud. Since no single anti-malware program is perfect 100% of the time, herdProtect utilizes a 'herd' of multiple engines to guarantee the widest coverage and the earliest possible detection. As a second line of defense anti-malware solution, herdProtect is designed to run with any existing anti-virus program already installed on a user's PC.

    • 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.

    Free Windows

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  • Emsisoft Emergency Kit

    The Emsisoft Emergency Kit contains a collection of programs that can be used without a software installation to scan and clean infected computers for malware.

    Free Personal Windows

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