We have tested a variety of Antivirus programs for you in our Antivirus test. The results of those test are summarized for you below. To find out more details (test results, features, detailed ratings…) for each program and information on the software developers please click on “Read more details”. A subpage will appear containing all details such as features, user ratings, user reviews and results. Read our antivirus reviews to find the best antivirus program.
Which antivirus software is recommended?
It is impossible to answer this question solely by a score or stating a particular program. There are many Antivirus programs on the market today and each one has their pros and cons and different features. Many want their PC to be 100% protected from viruses and trojans and would therefore sacrifice computer speed. Others look for a streamlined software which doesn’t use up a lot of resources, so that their PC’s speed isn’t compromised by the Antivirus scanner.
What threats lurk on the Internet?
What’s the difference between a virus, a worm, a Trojan horse or bots? How do these different kinds of Malware work? What damage can they cause? Can viruses also infect mobile phones and are there antivirus apps available for android? The video below will show you in easy terms how viruses, worms and bots function and how you can protect yourself from them. You can also test Virus Scanners yourself by downloading the testfile.
Example of an Antivirus test
This test shows that Panda Cloud Antivirus is unable to detect Viruses and Trojan horses hiding within ADS.
It is also worth noting that by taking up discount offers and using coupon codes during the purchase of a virus scanner you can save a lot of money. Many software manufacturers offer discounts on their products which you should use.