Security software: Choosing the best antivirus software
- Which? explains how to keep your PC or Mac safe and secure
- Find out what software you need and why you need it
- Compare free antivirus software to paid-for programs and security software suites
What's in this guide
Which? describes the different programs available to combat internet threats ranging from viruses and malware that can cripple your computer, to spyware that can snoop on your activities.
Which? explains the pros and cons of free and paid-for antivirus software. Find out if the extra features of paid-for programs are necessary for your needs, or whether a free program will be sufficient.
There has been little demand for antivirus software for Macs - up until recently. This Which? guide to antivirus software for the Mac will help you prevent viruses before it's too late.
This Which? guide to Windows 8 gives you the lowdown on the program's enhanced security features, including its Secure Boot option and its anti-phishing SmartScreen filter.