Avira is an outstanding antivirus program that also provides a great VPN for only $3.99/month. Its malware scanners scored highly in both hands-on tests and independent labs, and it has great features, like password management that will save 15 logins or credit cards and a privacy-focused no-logs policy. The free Android app has a daily limit of 300MB, but it can also be purchased as part of a premium plan with unlimited data for its VPN, parental controls, and other security tools.
Avast’s free application is effective in detecting malware, and its Internet Security Suite offers an extremely secure web protection, a ransomware guard, file shredder, as well as optimization tools to optimize storage space. Premium plans include features like the use of a VPN parental control, parental controls and a password manager.
McAfee Total Protection security software comes with a malware scanner, which has scored well in independent laboratory tests. It also has a dark-web monitor which searches the web for personal information that may have been compromised. Its ID theft tools include a reliable dark-web scan as well as a tool that tracks the status of your SSN on the registry’s website. Its secure VPN is available in more than 48 countries, but it is missing certain features, such as split-tunneling and a kill switch.
Bitdefender’s mobile antivirus is quick in its scanning and requires minimal system resources. The speed of its application was 100 percent in tests, and also has many great extra features like the ability to manage passwords and an VPN that has no data limitations. The premium plans can be a bit pricey.