With time, Antivirus software have been improving a lot. Couple of years back, only few security software companies offered free antivirus protection but now more and more security companies are joining this league and we can download free antivirus from almost any security software company and use it freely to protect computer. However the question arises that is this free antivirus security solution enough to protect our data, computer files and our online activities or not? If you use only single free antivirus software in your computer, you are not protected and there are fair chances that your computer is infected with malware and spyware hidden deep down in system files and folders unnoticed by your free antivirus solution.
Today’s cyber attacks are designed to quietly steal data, without you even knowing your privacy has been compromised. So you need a powerful protection for your computer. Comparatively, if you want a free security software, new Avast 8 free version is all that you will need to be safe. Avast 8 free provides powerful protection against viruses and spywares. They have made improvements to Avast ‘behavior shield’, look and feel and ‘remote assistance’, improved the cloud technologies and the energy-saver settings. New UI is simplified and they have added a ‘software updater’ to easily keeping the user’s attention on all potential vulnerabilities. Avast 8 offers an optional ‘browser cleanup tool’ to remove annoying toolbars and plugins from browser.
Comodo antivirus is an award winning antivirus which detects and destroys unwanted PC invaders (viruses, spywares, malwares). It also improves PC performance and efficiency in several ways. Based on cloud based scanning, it efficiently detects hidden threats in PC and eliminates those for you. It protects hard disk and removable devices. It is easy to use and does not bother you with annoying popups, ads or promotional offers. Gamers can experience enhanced and safe gaming experience as it protects against malicious files while installing or trying out different games.
PC Tools offers real-time and free antivirus protection and free tools to combat a variety of viruses. PC Tools free antivirus (updated) provides impressive protection against viruses, worms and Trojans with rapid updates and IntelliGuard real-time virus scan and removal technology. It also protects against cyber threats attempting to gain access to your PC. It protects your online identity and privacy. Don’t risk going online without protection. Search Defender, built on Browser Defender technology, warns you about unsafe or phishing websites. PC Tools free antivirus provides antivirus and antispyware protection, File Guard to provide real-time protection and Email Guard to protect your computer from viruses and spyware being sent over email.
Here is another cloud based protection for your PC. Immunet is an efficient antivirus for free, which also provides online protection for your computer. It won’t slow down your computer because it uses low memory and system resources. It uses real time cloud based virus detection and does not need to be updated. It can also be used with other antiviruses such as AVG, AVAST, AVIRA, Norton, Mcafee, Microsoft security essentials, Trend antivirus, Kaspersky and Comodo.