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Top 5 antivirus available today

On the current market, there are various antivirus software of different producers.
There's a lot of free antivirus software available for Windows PCs, but it generally will not
protect you as well as the paid software. However, what is the best software? How good was
it? So this was our review for those paid antivirus software and the top 5 antivirus that are
available on market.

1. BitDefender antivirus plus 2015


The new BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2015 which has developed by Bitdefender
producer is compatible with Windows XP and Vista, 7, 8 and 8.1. So that's will be a
good news for people who still havent upgrade yet from Windows XP. According to
performance test results from respected independent software labs, BitDefender
Antivirus Plus is no match for the best antivirus for Windows products. The software
also was designed with a straightforward interface and the harmonious tone values, so
it is very easy to use.
BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2015 is an effective anti-virus software comprises of
Antivirus, Anti-Phishing, Auto-Pilot modules, Network Map, Privacy, and Safe go. It
can protect your computer absolutely from the attack of virus, spyware, trojans,
worms, and other malware while you access the internet.
Furthermore, it also adopts the best security technologies that to help eliminate
completely virus and threats. Particularly, it helps detect and block unidentified virus.
BitDefender Antivirus Plus 2015 can also help us to restore, clean and repair the
infected files in the system. Plus, the scanning speed for the system and folders is
extremely fast and will not affect the performance of other applications is running.
Users can totally feel secured to surf web without worrying about threats from the
internet. In addition, this Anti-Virus software can prevent the leakage of important
information and protect users from suspicious websites. This software also integrated
with AheadTechnology which will help to detect strong virus and even the new virus
with no profile. Thanks to these simple but powerful features, computer will be
always protected the best.
For the best protection from BitDefender an upgrade is needed to Bitdefender Internet
Security suite for Bitdefender proprietary firewall and really are more secure.
Bitdefender is the best antimalware for overall review because of high performance,
security enhancing features, usability and 24/7 technical support provided.
(Sutherland, 2014)

2. Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2014

Kaspersky has been in the antivirus business since 1997 in Moscow Russian. They
have created an extremely effective anti-spyware and anti-virus engine. As an
outcome of this kind of functions in Kaspersky antiviruses, it is quite well-known.
When compared to all most ranges of antivirus programs Kaspersky has the finest
real-time protection. The real-time defence component in Kaspersky antiviruses,
checks all kinds of genuine time information transmissions and additionally installs
with each other with the antivirus engine. (http://www.top10-antivirus.net/kaperskyantivirus-review/)
Kaspersky Anti-Virus also is one of the best antivirus software solutions. According to
AV-Test, Kaspersky detects new threats at a 100-percent success rate. Kaspersky AntiVirus also will protects the computer against bots, worms, Trojans, rootkits, spyware
and viruses.
On the user interface, Kaspersky Anti-Virus has a very pleasant user interface that are
also easy to use and user friendly. Kaspersky Anti-Virus delivers superb protection
and security. As one of the best antivirus software applications, it integrates
innovative technologies to defend against even the newest threats. It's a great option
for protection and peace of mind. Independent test lab results confirm that it is
incredibly effective at protecting computers from malware. The software's hybrid
protection approach identifies threats based on information streaming to Kaspersky
Lab's Security Network cloud from the installed software on the computers of
Kaspersky's base of more than 300 million users. The software also uses heuristic
technologies to detect malware based on file behaviour.
On the cons, the review have found in hands-on malware blocking test was not really
satisfied. But for overall, the independent testing labs has given top marks to
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2014. It's definitely a good choice plus it has an advanced
disinfection at install handles active malware. Excellent ratings from independent
labs. Very good score in hands-on malware removal test. Accurate phishing protection
and plus the useful bonus tools.
3. Norton Anti-Virus 2014
Norton Antivirus is developed based on the advance algorithms to ensure the absolute
security for the computer system. Moreover, the software may help to scan the entire
system, downloaded files and protect email or web browsing. If any files is detected
with virus infection, Norton Antivirus will alert users immediately.
Norton Virus has good sense of detecting and deleting virus. This software is
particularly preferred and widely used to protect computers from the threats spreading
through the internet, USB, and other storage devices. The software possesses a
friendly interface with the main features are arranged right on the program window, so
users can easily understand and use them without supporting files.

Users can totally feel secured to surf web without worrying about threats from the
internet. In addition, Norton Antivirus can prevent leakage of important information
and protect users when they access the suspicious websites.
Norton Antivirus has a high scanning speed and updates the database regularly
without affecting the internet connection speed or the system performance. In
addition, the publisher provides 24/7 support; therefore, if you encounter any
problems or detect virus that the software cannot delete, users can send report via
email to the developer for the feedback just within 24 hours.
The cons of using this Anti-Virus software is for the better anti-phishing protection,
youll need to upgrade from Norton Anti-Virus to Norton Internet Security. But the
overall review from this Norton Anti-Virus is efficient and unobtrusive. The interface
cleverly shields the most complicated components unless you select the advanced
view.
(Contributor, 2013)
4. F-Secure Anti-Virus 2014
F-Secure Anti-Virus is among the best antivirus software programs. It is streamlined,
fast and effective. With advanced protection technology and additional integrated
security features. F-Secure protects against viruses, spyware, worms and Trojans. FSecure can also locate and eliminate rootkits. This antivirus software also protects
against viruses spread through emails, cookies or malware that attempts to infiltrate
the PC registry.
AV-Test out of Germany places F-Secure among the leaders when it comes to
performance. F-Secure is also among the handful of antivirus software products to
win an Advanced A+ rating from AV Comparatives. The Virus Bulletin found FSecure right on par with most of the best antivirus software competitors.
Taking F-Secure Anti-Virus from start to scanning is straightforward. The installer
automatically removes any other antivirus software you have installed (as they
interfere with each other). The software is a fairly resource-conscious program and
protects without sacrificing resources.
Anti-Virus from F-Secure accommodates simple navigation and makes it easy to
schedule specific scans or adjust settings. The main dashboard features quickly access
to the essentials (scan, update and statistics) and is visually striking. Most of the time
you wont even have F-Secure open since the updates and scans run automatically.
The easy-to-understand icon in the lower-right taskbar will help you comprehend the
status of your security. F-Secure uses a protection network, Deep Guard 2.0, which
collects new threats in the cloud and pushes out updates to the entire user community.
F-Secure Anti-Virus uses heuristics, proactive protection against zero-hour threats that
go undetected by the current virus signatures. All files accessed or opened on your
computer are scanned by F-Secure on-access scanning. But you can always perform a
manual scan. If you want to scan a specific file or folder, simply right-click on it and

scan it immediately. F-Secure can scan compressed files and files on removable
drives.
You can configure the software to clean the files (if possible) automatically, or they
will be placed in the quarantine. The quarantine is where potentially dangerous files
are kept where they cant cause damage until you decide what action (restore, delete)
to take. Updates are scheduled by default with F-Secure to renew (if needed) every
two hours, completely automatically and in the background.
For the disadvantage of using this Anti-Virus software is it does not have an antiphishing capability. Overall F-Secure Anti-Virus is among the best performing
antivirus software programs. (Top 10 Best Antivirus Programs Ranking, 2013)

5. AVG Anti-Virus 2014


AVG Technologies began in 1991 and is now one of the biggest players in the
antivirus software market with corporate offices in Europe, the United Kingdom and
the United States. AVG Anti-Virus is one of a handful of the best-performing antivirus
software products in the world.
One of the most respected and objective independent IT-security institutes, AV-Test,
torture tested AVG Anti-Virus and scored it for its ability to protect and repair. AVTest also tested AVG for usability. The test results show that AVG is one of the very
best-performing antivirus software products and makes it into the top handful of
products in its category.
AVG Anti-Virus software uses layers of protection. The first layer is traditional
antivirus, which recognizes threats by matching them to a database of known threats.
It also defends against spyware and adware in order to protect personal information.
Another layer, AVG Resident Shield, prevents you from opening infected files. Every
day there are new threats that arent in any antivirus software vendors database. AVG
collects data on fast-breaking infections from the installed base of users who opt to
share zero-day data and then updates customer PCs automatically. This security
product monitors your protection level and reports back to the AVG lab if it finds a
problem. The alert will pop up an Auto-Fix button, and if you press it, AVG will make
the correction and set itself back to the best protection mode. (Sutherland, 2014)
AVG does not intrude unnecessarily, it will watches for idle time before it tries to
scan. It is also intelligent enough to ignore any files that it has already scanned. It has
a game mode so that you can concentrate on a multiplayer game without enduring
scheduled updates and scans. AVG also guards digital gaming profiles against hackers
who crawl the web to steal the game information such as World of Warcraft pets and
sell them for real money.
AVG Anti-Virus software protects against internet evils in quite a few other ways as
well. Whenever an exchange links within Facebook or Twitter, AVG will checks them.

The AVG Social Networking Protection feature activates upon installation. As surfing
the internet, AVG will prevent from landing on a site that looks suspicious and it
places a safety rating for any link returned by a search engine.
For the cons it has a poor on technical support which only available for support by
live chat or email, it doesnt have the care line support which some users will like to
talk on the phone directly to the technical support.
On the other hands, AVG Anti-Virus does maintains its valuable brand by continuous
improvements in product performance and it is a handful of antivirus software
products that perform so well.
(Top 10 Best Antivirus Programs Ranking, 2013)

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