Whether it’s browser hijackers grabbing your search page, or the latest ransomware encrypting all your files, every PC (and even your smartphone!) needs a sterling antivirus package to keep threats at bay.
Don’t rely on Microsoft’s very own Windows Defender to keep you safe. Sure, it’s free and easy to use, but independent tests show its protection rates can dip to 95%, sometimes even lower, compared to 99.x% for the leading competition.
This doesn’t mean you have to start spending big money. Experienced users in particular can build great solutions by combining free antivirus tools with other free and open source security products.
Shopping for business or professionals? Then why not check out our listing of best business antivirus packages
Check out: the best antivirus for Android 2017 and the best free antivirus software 2017
Commercial packages usually (but not always) deliver the best-rated protection, though, and sometimes include extras like password managers, web filtering, antiphishing tech and more. If you’re looking for the maximum security, at least consider parting with some cash.
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