The widespread use of internet has created opportunities for different types of malicious software to spread around this endless network. However, there are good guys out there who have created programs specialized for keeping our privacy and our computers clean of any possible malicious software. A good anti-virus is not that hard to come by if you know where to look, and these are the 5 best anti-viruses you should keep on your PC.
Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2016
Bitdefender is currently one of the best anti-virus solutions out there. The program has its own auto pilot mode that is responsible for keeping you PC protected at all times. The anti-virus protects your browser as well, keeping you safe from phishing links. An additional feature that is used by many people is the password manager, which is there to help you keep track of all your different passwords.
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2016
This anti-virus program also provides the perfect amount of protection. Like the previously mentioned anti-virus software, Kaspersky will keep you safe from any sort of malware, virus or phishing links. When compared with other software from its niche, a complete scan can take a little bit more time, but it is worth the wait.
Webroot SecureAnywhere Anti-Virus
This is a great anti-virus that offers highs levels of protection from any type of attack that may happen to your PC. One of the best things about it is that it takes up a minimal amount of your PC’s resources. The program is extremely small and is lightning fast, but it does have one major flaw, in order to function properly the program requires a constant online connection. We are online most of the time nowadays, but you never know when you are going to need a scan, and not being able to do one without the internet can be rather frustrating in some situations.
Panda Anti-Virus Pro 2016
This amazing anti-virus is used by millions around the globe due to the fact that it has shown impressive results in a lot of independent lab tests. This program is equipped with Wi-Fi protection as well. A very positive thing is that people from this company decided to reward their users with a license for the Android security app as well. When it comes to firewall, there are some things that should definitely be taken care of, as it can be a bit tricky for users to find their way around the firewall settings in the current version. Making this software more reliant by recognizing phishing websites and links will make this program a complete package.
AVG Antivirus 2016
This is an awesome anti-virus software which has conquered the online world. The amount of people who are using this program is simply staggering. This confirms the level of quality that AVG provides for its users. Like the abovementioned anti-viruses, this one performed extremely well in independent lab test. The online shield is capable of handling any sort of online threat, whereas Data Safe, as they named it, is responsible for keeping your files for your eyes only.
These are some of the best solutions when it comes to protecting your PC in 2016. Using the anti-virus programs on this list will ensure that your PC stays completely safe. Keep in mind that free variants of these programs are more than enough for home use, but when it comes to business anti-virus protection, be ready to invest in the premium versions.