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Best antivirus software

By Adam Marshall

Discover the three best internet security software packages that Which? recommend – and whether the big names in antivirus software, such as Avast, AVG, McAfee and Norton, make the cut among our Best Buys.

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Choose the best antivirus software for you

Assuming you don't want an avalanche of viruses, malware, Trojan Horses and other internet nasties attacking your computer, kitting yourself out with internet security is a must.

There's a bewildering amount of security software packages on the market, each claiming to give you great virus protection. So we've whittled down the hordes to unveil the three best antivirus products that impress us most. Or, if you want to choose from all our highest rated packages, click to head to our Best Buy antivirus software reviews.

Best antivirus software packages

Which? score 80%
Reviewed Nov 2017
Malware protection:
5 out of 55 out of 5
Anti-phishing:
5 out of 55 out of 5
Ransomware:
5 out of 55 out of 5
PC or Mac:
Member exclusive
Anti-phishing tool:
Member exclusive
Anti-ransomware:
Member exclusive

This big-brand antivirus software offers outstanding protection for your PC and a range of useful features.

Which? score 78%
Reviewed Nov 2017
Malware protection:
5 out of 55 out of 5
Anti-phishing:
5 out of 55 out of 5
Ransomware:
5 out of 55 out of 5
PC or Mac:
Member exclusive
Anti-phishing tool:
Member exclusive
Anti-ransomware:
Member exclusive

It's an excellent antivirus package, giving strong protection against malware attacking your PC, along with additional premium features.

Which? score 75%
Reviewed Nov 2017
Malware protection:
5 out of 55 out of 5
Anti-phishing:
5 out of 55 out of 5
Ransomware:
5 out of 55 out of 5
PC or Mac:
Member exclusive
Anti-phishing tool:
Member exclusive
Anti-ransomware:
Member exclusive

An impressive Best Buy software package that's well worth considering as malware protection for your PC.

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