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When it comes to looking after your technology, viruses are one of the things we all fear. Having a good antivirus is paramount in protecting your computers, tablets, and phones. Below we are going to go through some of the best, and why.

Norton

Norton is one of our top here, it gives 24/7 protection and it defends against ransomware, viruses, spyware, malware and other online threats.

The good:

  • Backs up data and stores it in the cloud
  • Prevents from hackers
  • Allows you to manage devices from an online portal
  • Protects usernames and passwords

The bad:

  • Renewal prices are sometimes higher than rebuying product
  • Customer service has a poor rating

Overall rating of 9.3 out of 10.

McAfee

McAfee is an antivirus software with a free VPN, it helps to prevent dangerous downloads and warns against risky websites.

The good:

  • Protects an unlimited number of devices
  • 100% satisfaction or your money back
  • Very high success rating
  • Includes an encrypted folder for document storage

The bad:

  • Can slow the computer down
  • Higher than average cost

Overall rating of 9.2 out of 10.

Bullguard

Bullguard is great for gamers, it has a built-in game booster which allows you to play in complete confidence,

The good:

  • Scans your system quickly and accurately
  • Spots online scams
  • Protects from identity theft
  • Can cover an entire smart home
  • 30 day money back guarantee

The bad:

  • Limited protection for mac
  • No IOS support

Overall rating of 9 out of 10.

Kaspersky

Kaspersky was formally known as antiviral toolkit pro, it is easy to use and can run in the background keeping your pc safe.

The good:

  • Undoes damage caused by viruses
  • Protects children from harmful content
  • Protects data from theft and accidental loss or damage

The bad:

  • A big size
  • Only a one-year license

Overall rating of 9.2 out of 10.

Bitdefender

We have saved the best until last, Bitdefender is a minimalistic antivirus that is easy to use.

The good:

  • Extends battery life
  • Award winning detection
  • Protects mobile devices from physical theft
  • Surf the web anonymously

The bad:

  • Weak offline security
  • Long scan time
  • Can be pricey

Overall rating is a staggering 9.8 out of 10!

Hopefully this has given you some idea when it comes to choosing the right antivirus for you, a lot of them offer a free trial too so you can try before you buy, you can’t go wrong!

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