7 Best Antivirus Software in the Market You Should Buy (2017)

Ankit Singh (Dev)
8 months ago / Updated - January 20, 2017
7 Best Antivirus Software in the Market You Should Buy (2017)

In order to protect your PC against viruses, worms,  malicious software, and other internet threats, it is every important to install a Antivirus or Anti-Malware software on your PC. But these days it is hard to decide which one I should buy for my computer.

There are so much competition between Antivirus companies in the market, even some companies offer a free Antivirus software only for promoting the paid Antivirus. The price of a Antivirus software is may different according to countries. The award winning Antivirus products in the market right no will cost you around $20-$40 per year.

Into the world of piracy, people easily crack software license and use it free forever. But, there is a risk when it comes to crack an security software and use it on your computer. I will always say to you please install a genuine protection software on your personal computer and never trust on those pirated websites.

Today an Anti-malware software protect us with different kinds, such as web protection, network protection, firewall, and e-mail protection.

Most of the Antivirus companies use virus definition database in order to protect us against latest viruses and threats. You should update your Antivirus timely in order to fight against latest threats.

In Windows OS, there is an inbuilt Antivirus software works, known as Windows defender. It didn’t provide high-level protection like a paid antivirus that’s why people do not trust him. Although, MACs didn’t need Antivirus protection.

Following are the best Antivirus software for PC. Ratings are given by the editor.

1. Norton Security Deluxe

Symantec, a largest cyber security company developed Norton Antivirus in the 90s, which is now the most selling Antivirus brand in the US market. Norton promises to give 100% virus protection else the company will refund the full amount to the customer.

Norton security is one of the best Antivirus software in the market and it has four different editions: Basic, Standard, Deluxe and Premium. The edition Deluxe protects up to 5 PCs for just $45 per year and the first year customer will get up to 60% discount.

It will protect your PC against viruses, spyware, malware and other online threats. When you perform a online transaction, Norton security will makes your identity private and prevent hackers and internet threats gaining access to your credentials.

The complete features include in the Norton Security Deluxe are as follows: Antivirus, Anti-phishing, Anti-malware, Norton toolbar, Firewall, Web protection, E-mail Protection, Identity Protection, and Performance Optimization.
Norton Security Deluxe

rating-4.5

Compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, and 10.

2. Webroot SecureAnywhere® AntiVirus

Webroot is one of the lightest Antivirus software in the market that will only take a few space to install. It scans your PC lighting fast without slowing down other running tasks. The minimum system requirements for Webroot are 128 MB RAM and 10 MB HD space.

Webroot AntiVirus protects your PC against Viruses, Phishing, Online threats, Webcam spying threats, Dangerous websites, Identity Theft and Ransomware. The first year price of the Webroot AntiVirus is $29.99 for up to 3 PCs, which is cheaper than the others.

webroot-AntiVirus

rating-4.5

Compatible with Windows XP, 7, 8/8.1, and 10 (32-bit and 64-bit).

3. McAfee® Total Protection

McAfee Total Protection is an award winning and a trusted Antivirus software in the market, maintained by Intel security. It protect you PC against Viruses, Malware, Ransomware, Spyware, unwanted programs, etc. and encrypt files stored in your hard drive storage.

An app called True Key™ app comes with McAfee that helps you protect and manage usernames and passwords.

There are different level of protection available in the McAfee Antivirus, such as E-mail protection, Internet protection, etc. McAfee Total Protection will cost you $90 per year and the first year customer will get up to 40% discount and 30 days full money back guarantee.

The complete protection features include in Total protection are as follows: Antivirus, Anti-phishing, Anti-malware and Spyware, Firewall, Vulnerability Scanner, PC Optimization, Online Backup, Network Protection, Anti-spam, Parental Controls,  Password Manager, and File Lock & Encryption.
McAfee® Total Protection

rating-4.5

Compatible with Windows 7, 8/8.1, and 10 (32-bit and 64-bit).

4. Kaspersky Internet Security

Kaspersky internet security is a premium antivirus software for PC with a simple clean interface navigation. The suite consist all kind of protection features and it protect your PC against viruses, spyware, worms, Trojans, Internet threats, and more.

The cloud based security feature protect you against new internet threats and malware. The privacy feature safeguards your identity and prevent phishing attacks and no one can spy on you using your webcam. Because it is an internet security suite, it consists more safety features for online banking and shopping.

The complete features include in Kaspersky internet security 2017 are as follows: Antivirus, Anti-malware & Spyware, Safe money, Parental Controls, Privacy Protection, Trusted Applications Mode, Cloud Protection, Vulnerability Scan, Remote Management, Quarantine, Network Protection, IM Anti-virus, Email Anti-virus, and Performance Optimization.
Kaspersky Internet Security

rating-5.0

Compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, and 10 (32-bit and 64-bit).

5. Avast! Premier Antivirus

Avast is one of the trusted IT security company in the market, and their name is more popular for Antivirus products. Avast antivirus is so lighter, but the protection against viruses is very strong. I’m a big fan of Avast Antivirus and I love the way the company design their software like simple, neat & clean design, and easy-to-use UI.

Avast Premier protects your PC against nasty threats, viruses, malware, spyware, ransomware, and phishing attacks.

The edition Premier is the complete security package that will cost you around $70 per year and 40% discount for every first year customer.

Avast automatically update their virus definition and update protection according to latest spyware, viruses and harmful websites.

The complete features include in Avast premier are as follows: Antivirus & Anti-spyware, Cybercapture, Secure HTTPS Scanning, Home Network Security, Browser Cleanup, Safezone Browser, Secure DNS, Anti-spam, Firewall, Data Shredder, Sandbox, Password Manager, Secure VPN, Rescue Disk, Remote Assistance, Smart Scan, and PC Optimization.
Avast Premier Antivirus

rating-5.0

Compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, and 10 (32-bit and 64-bit).

6. Bitdefender Internet Security 2017

Bitdefender, the company known for internet security products since 2001 has some cool Antivirus solutions for personal computers. Bitdefender antivirus is an award winning security software that provide three different editions of the Antivirus: Antivirus plus, Internet security, and Total security.

The edition internet security is the best suite (according to me) you should buy, and it will cost you $80 per year while 44% off for the first year.

Bitdefender protects your PC against viruses, spyware, trojans, rootkits, rogues, aggressive adware, spam, and cyber-threats.

Internet security 2017 gives you a neat & clean interface, ease-to-use UI and a flat design experience. A features called Bitdefender Photon™ helps your device performance optimized even though there is a background scanning is ongoing.

The complete features of the Bitdefender internet security 2017 are as follows: Anti-virus & Anti-spyware, Anti-phishing, Anti-spam, Bitdefender photon™, Bitdefender autopilot, Safepay, File shredder, Anti-fraud, USB Immunize, Password Manager, Firewall, Rescue mode, Web protection, Vulnerability Scanner, Parental Controls and File Encryption.

rating-4.5

Compatible with Windows 7, 8/8.1, and 10 (32-bit and 64-bit).

7. F-Secure SAFE

F-Secure is one of the oldest antivirus vendors in the market. It’s SAFE suite protect your computer against viruses, spyware, malware, identity thefts and harmful attacks. There are three different editions of F-Secure Antivirus: Antivirus, Safe and Internet security.

The edition Safe is a kind of internet security suite and it is 100% best for home or personal use. The SAFE suite will cost you $66 per year for up to 3 PCs.

The complete features include in F-secure safe are as follows: Anti-Virus, Advanced Malware Protection, Application Permissions, Parental Control, Family Protection, Quarantine, Cleanup Tool, Web Protection, Network Protection and Statistics.

rating-4.0

Compatible with Windows Vista, 7, 8/8.1, and 10.