Malware protection reviews Feb 2020
Protecting your business computers with good malware protection software remains a vital element of a sensible technology strategy. The sophistication of threats from phishing attempts, malware and infected websites continues to increase. As do the negative consequences of being infected.
PC Pro and Computer Shopper recently reviewed malware protection software and here’s a table summarising results. For reference we’ve added the country where the software organisation’s headquarters is domiciled.
(100% is good)
(small is good)
(large is good)
PC Pro LABS Winner
|Symanetec – Norton 360 Deluxe||100%||7||90.3%||US|
PC Pro Recommended
|Trend Micro Internet Security||100%||20||90.1%||Japan|
|AVG Antivirus Free||99.7%||10||94.5%||Czech Republic|
|Microsoft Windows Defender (Free)||99.5%||35||87.5%||US|
|G Data Internet Security||99.6%||4||88.4%||Germany|
Bitdefender has risen to the top again in recent reviews. Good detection rate with little impact on performance. It’s also good on Android phones.
Consistently strong over time. Still recommended in recent reviews. Good detection rate, highly customisation and low false positives.
Consistently strong with 100% detection. Trusted in enterprises, low impact on system performance, highly configurable.