Avast’s free software is excellent in detecting malware. its Internet Security Suite offers an effective web security, a ransomware guard, file shredder and optimization tools to optimize storage space. Premium plans include features such as a VPN as well as parental controls and a password manager.
McAfee Total Protection’s security software includes a reliable malware scanner that scored highly in independent lab tests, and also a dark web monitor as well as a social media tracker, which scans the web for your personal information in the event that it’s compromised. Its ID theft tools include a reliable dark-web due diligence business software scan and a tool for tracking the status of your SSN at the registry’s site. Its secure VPN is available in more than 48 different countries, but it’s missing certain features like split-tunneling or a kill switch.
Bitdefender’s mobile anti-virus app is quick in its scanning and requires minimal system resources. Its speed-related impact during tests was 100%, and it comes with some great bonuses like the ability to use a VPN that is free of data limits as well as a password manager. However, its premium plans can be a bit expensive.