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Free Antivirus

Antivirus software doesn't have to be a luxury. Following are the best free antivirus for Windows and Mac, plus other free antivirus tools to keep you safe online or off.

avast! Mobile Security
With a market flooded with a variety of mobile antivirus applications, it can be overwhelming when selecting a solution that is good for you. Should you pay for a security solution or download a free alternative protection app? A free antivirus mobile solution that provides great security features is avast! Mobile Security.

Free Antivirus Software - Best Free Antivirus for Windows
Free antivirus software protects against viruses, worms, trojans, and spyware. Free antivirus software is available for Windows 7, Vista, and Windows XP. Following is a list of the most popular free antivirus software downloads.

Additional Features for avast! Mobile Security
With a market flooded with a variety of mobile antivirus applications, it can be overwhelming when selecting a solution that is good for you, whether you decide to download a free application or pay for a security solution. avast! Mobile Security provides an excellent security solution for your Android phone and/or tablet. In addition to its core features, avast! Mobile Security provides the anti-theft and remote features.

Top Free Antivirus Software
Combating malware is a never ending process. Cybercriminals continuously deploy new threats with intention of infecting your computer and gaining access to your system. One of the most effective methods of malware prevention is to have an antivirus software installed on your computer. If you’re on a tight budget, you will be surprised that plenty of free antivirus software can provide more than adequate protection and may be more effective in malware detection than their paid-for counterparts.

Best Free Antivirus Software for Windows
Need free antivirus software and wonder which is best? Here are reviews of the best free antivirus for Windows users.

Best Free Antivirus for Mac
On a tight budget but need Mac antivirus? Check out these free Mac antivirus software.

McAfee AVERT Stinger
Free tool takes the sting out of several newer viruses.

Top (Free) Online Scanners
An online scanner can be a valuable adjunct to security. These online scanners are best-of-breed and can offer an important extra layer of protection.

Build Your Own (Free) Security Suite for Windows
Security suites typically combine antivirus, antispyware, and a firewall with value-added features such as antispam and phishing filters. But full blown suites can be pricey. Fortunately for those on a budget, it is entirely possible to build your own free security suite without spending a dime.

ClamAV for Windows
Popular among open source fans, in practice ClamAV lags behind the detection capabilities of commercial antivirus software.

Free Online Sandboxes
A virus scanner can tell you whether or not a file is infected, but often you need to know exactly what the file does. These free online virus sandboxes let you submit suspicious files and return a list of changes the file would have made to your PC.

AVG Free Edition
AVG Free Edition is one of the original free antivirus programs for Windows.

AVAST! Free AntiVirus
Free for home and non-commercial users, AVAST! Free Antivirus offers free standalone malware protection for Windows PCs.

How to Spot Fake Antivirus Programs
If you see a popup or banner advertising a free antivirus scan - think before you click. It may just be scareware. Here's how to spot the fakes.

Free Bootable Rescue CDs
A malware infection can make your Windows computer unstable or even unable to boot normally. Or, you may find it impossible to clean an existing infection. A bootable rescue CD or USB can help you regain access to an infected or unstable PC.

Avast Free Antivirus

Free Phishing Filters and Toolbars
Phishing filters and toolbars are designed to protect the web surfer from socially engineered phishing scams which try to trick the intended victim into visiting a fraudulent website disguised to look like a valid eCommerce or banking site. The victim thinks they are logging into their real account, but instead everything they enter on the fake site is being sent to the scammers. Armed with this …

Free Avira AntiVir Personal
The free Avira AntiVir Personal offers best of breed free antivirus protection for Windows.

Free SmitFraudFix Removal Tool
SmitFraudFix is a specialty removal tool for Zlob-related malware and similar pests.

PC Tools iAntiVirus for Mac
PC Tools iAntiVirus provides free protection against Mac malware. Supports OS X 10.5 and above.

ClamXav for Mac
The free ClamXav is based on the open source ClamAV virus scanner.

ClamAV for Windows
Popular among open source fans, in practice ClamAV lags behind the detection capabilities of commercial antivirus software.

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