In today’s article, we will be looking at the best antimalware products and consumer antivirus products available out there, including what capabilities they offer and how you can differentiate between one product and the other.
Kaspersky Total Security and Kaspersky Antivirus
Kaspersky Total Security, the main product offered by the company, includes overall protection for your device. This ranges from anti-theft features to firewalls, backup software, a hardened browser, and a password manager software. Besides, the program offers webcam protection, a virtual keyboard and ransomware rollback, among others.
On the other hand, Kaspersky Anti-Virus offers a simpler version, this time dedicated to consumer ransomware. This features a virtual keyboard and an online account portal being described as convenient. This version can protect up to five Windows PCs.
Bitdefender Antivirus Plus/Free Edition
Bitdefender is a natural on any list of the best consumer antivirus products. Antivirus Plus ranks high on malware-detection scores and it offers a password manager, a secure browser, and a Wi-Fi network scanner.
Bitdefender also offers another program, the Antivirus Free Edition. This one provides real-time monitoring for malware, spyware, viruses and ransomware protection. Consumers explain that this is easy to enjoy and the antivirus can operate without affecting the work processes.
Norton 360 Deluxe
This one offers an extensive antimalware that has innovated to operate while affecting the system less. It offers a variety of products at different price points, and, of course, different levels of protection. Norton 360 has password manager access, dark-web personal-data monitoring, unlimited VPN services and an impressive 50 GB of storage space, all of it online.
McAfee Internet Security
McAfee is an antimalware program that has been constantly improving over the past years. Its most basic offer, McAfee Antivirus Plus, offers a single subscription to secure every single device in your household. The upgraded version, McAfee Total Protection, can provide protection for up to five viruses.
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