In a world where much of our personal data is stored on our laptops and computers devices, it’s essential to ensure that they are safe from ransomware and malware spyware and other threats that aim to take or destroy your data. The best antivirus software is usually expensive and should you be careful if your budget isn’t so great or you’re looking for a way to protect several devices, it’s important to look for a free alternative.
Bitdefender Antivirus Free will not slow down your system. Its advanced antivirus engine yet it doesn’t hog system resources. It stops ransomware, theft of cryptocurrency, and modern “spearphishing” attacks with ease. It alerts you to unsecured system settings, such as developer mode and alerts you about apps that are able to access your data without your consent.
Another option is Microsoft’s built-in Windows Defender, which can be found on almost every device running the operating system and doesn’t require any action on your part. It automatically updates definitions and blocks unknown programs and files, as well as provide real-time protection for your Windows PC.
If you’re in need of an additional powerful antivirus for your Android check out no better than Avast Security Free. It’s a straightforward, user-friendly application that scans your phone for malware and viruses and monitors dangerous settings and apps, and even detects suspicious text messages and callers. It also blocks phishing websites and includes a GPS tracker in the event that you lose your phone. If someone attempts to break in to your phone three times, it will take a photo and send it to you along with the time the location, date and time.