Antivirus software’s have been around for as long as there have been threats like viruses, malwares, hackers and internet scams. A lot of corporations have taken such software’s to the next level and continuous research is being done to optimize antivirus software’s. These software’s are now considered the backbone of any system used at home or at office and without them any PC is not safe from damage due to outside sources. We have prepared a list of the top 10 best antivirus software’s for 2013 keeping in mind the reviews from the users and history of the software in the market. Here we have Top 10 Best Antivirus Software’s in 2013 .
10). VIPRE Antivirus
VIPRE Antivirus is considered among the best antivirus software’s in the world and comes with its own pros and cons. It is suitable for both home and office use and comes with a very rapid malware scan and blocking system. Apart from the basic functionality there are other tools which add utility to this software. VIPRE is not efficient against existing malware in the system but is good for blocking new malware attacks on a relatively clean PC.
9). Trend Micro Titanium Antivirus
Powerful and popular antivirus software is the Trend Micro Titanium Antivirus. It is not only useful in blocking viruses but it also blocks malware, hackers, and websites containing threats. Due to the feature of blocking malware websites the browsing is made much safer. It is a user friendly software with a very straightforward and simple user interface making it a full safety package and placing it among the best antivirus software’s for 2013.
8). Avast! Pro Antivirus
The preview release of the latest 2013 edition of Avast! Pro Antivirus was released just 5 days ago on 1st February. The success behind this software is the long list of positive reviews form the public. The main features that distinguish it from others are reputation based link scanning and automatic sandbox browsing. The one negative aspect is that it does not provide anti-phishing ability to its users due to which it is placed on the 8th spot of our list.
7). AVG Antivirus
Anti-Virus Guard is great software against unwanted threats to the computer. It comes in various editions from free to those which a user has to purchase. The free editions give less protection then the permanent software but for home based use it is satisfactory. The full package includes internet security, anti-virus, anti-spyware and other tools like email scanning. All in all AVG is an old player in this market and has a chunk of the total users of antivirus software on its side but due to recent new software’s coming up it Is placed at the 7th place.
6). Bullguard Antivirus
Bullguard is one of the little software’s that come with multiple layer protection for the user. This process makes sure that even the newest threats do not make it through the defense of the PC. Another positive feature of this software is that it is very user friendly and the developers have used very easy wording to make it simple and efficient for the customer. It has the ability to find out threats even before the threats come into existence to make sure that it is up to date for the latest viruses, malwares and hackers.
5). G Data Antivirus
G Data is one of the best antivirus software’s available in the market for 2013. It is very efficient due to its double scanning capability. It uses two separate virus scanners working at 10 MB/sec scanning speed. It contains all the necessary tools for the proper safety of the computer. Its detection rate is the best among any antivirus software’s in the world. Some negative things are there which are the missing tools and features like gaming mode and battery saver mode but this space made up by the overall performance of G Data Antivirus.
4). F-Secure Antivirus
F-Secure Antivirus takes the 4th spot because of its newest designed interface and impressive resource usage. It caught the eye of the world when it obtained an A+ rating from AV Comparatives. The feature that sets it apart from its competitors is that it is incredibly simple to use, the scanning and updating is very straightforward and easily manageable. There is just one negative feature which is the absence of anti-phishing ability.
3). Norton Antivirus
Norton Antivirus is splendid software for keeping out unwanted virus, scams, hackers, and malware from the system. It does not simply protect your PC but also scans the instant messages, emails for any malware attachments. It is AV-Test certified and constantly scans all the processes and software’s running on your computer to make sure that not even one of them has any links to a malware based source. The help and support from the staff and developers is also more than satisfactory and scores a 10/10 in help & support and features.
2). Kaspersky Antivirus
Kaspersky Antivirus uses the latest cloud based technology to give security to your home or office based computer systems. It has a unique ability to scan out new threats and malwares even before they become a potential threat for your computer. It takes the scanning one step forward by scanning websites and phishing websites in case someone tries to access them on your PC. It automatically updates your system to make sure it is ready for the latest threats out there on the internet.
1). Bitdefender Antivirus Plus
Bitdefender Antivirus Plus is the state of the art software available in the market for scanning and cleaning up threats for your PC. It not only protects against viruses and malware but also scans Facebook, Twitter and the web for banking based scans. It scans any website to try to access and even the emails you receive to give a hardcore protection to your system. One negative feature that was noted in this software was that it is a bit slow compared to its competitors in cleaning out detected malwares and sometimes caused collateral damage to the files but this is overtaken by the large number of positive features making it our best antivirus software for 2013.