Security software awards

What’s the best antivirus software, and how can you tell? When we review security software at, we do hands-on testing, looking at everything from user-friendliness to virus eradication, but we also look at test results from independent institutes like AV-Test and AV-Comparatives. These labs do not produce their own antivirus software and perform rigorous, objective tests on security suites from all major manufacturers. Here are the consumer security apps that recently won the labs’ seal of approval:

AV-Test awards

Best protection against malware: Trend Micro Internet Security ($39.95)

Best performance (speed): Kaspersky Internet Security ($79.95)

Best usability: Avira Antivirus Pro ($44.99)

Best Android security app: Qihoo 360 Security (free)

Best cleanup tool: Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool (free)

Best repair tool: … [Read more]

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giveaway / March 5, 2015 / Software
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