Most of us use antivirus software to keep our systems protected from the ever increasing threats. But are they enough? With hackers getting smart by each passing day, you need every bit of protection you can get. That’s where the Best Anti Malware Software 2016 for windows 10/7/8.1/8? steps in.
Malware is a broad term that includes everything from a Trojan horse, worms, spyware and even viruses. Thing is most antivirus software focus mainly on viruses and might not pay attention to constant evolving new threats. For better security you should always run two tools – one classic antivirus and another anti malware software with a more specific focus.
Here are our top recommendations for Top Anti Malware Software.
One of the best and most reputed Anti Malware tools around, MalwareBytes claims to scan and remove worms, Trojans, rootkits, rogues, spyware and more. It comes with Chameleon Driver that helps the user to get the software running even if the malware is preventing from it to run. The free version of MalwareBytes is good enough to clean an infected system from all kinds of threats but if you want real time scanning you need to upgrade to its premium version which costs $24.95/year for 3 PCs.
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Another popular software which provides complete protection from all types of malware including spyware, adware, Trojans, dialers, worms, keyloggers, hijackers and lots more. It comes with a system investigator that generates a full report of what all software and processes are installed on the system and what all is running. Free version while is good for basic security but if you are looking for real time protection, scheduled scans, automatic updates and startup scanning, you should update to its premium version which costs $29.95/year/PC.
This is the only complete freeware software on our list which offers a lot more than the usual paid programs. It comes with Auto Sandbox technology so that infected files are completely isolated from the rest of the system and can block malware even before it can infect the system. It is cloud based in the sense that it can block malware by matching the signatures from the cloud and can even scan system even if you don’t have the latest definitions available. For $39.95/year you can upgrade to its pro version.
BitDefender AntiVirus Plus is one of the most powerful antivirus software that not only finds and cleans viruses but can clean almost all types of malware including spyware and rootkits. BitDefender AV comes with a photon technology that enables it to scan without slowing down the system. It also scans for possible vulnerabilities, protects you from malicious urls, shopping frauds and even optimizes the system for speed and efficiency. It costs $59.95/year for 3 PCs.
Kaspersky AntiVirus 2015 which is also the last Best Anti Malware Software 2016 list is another impressive antivirus software which fights lot more than just viruses. It has a unique feature which rolls back your malware infected PC and reverses all the damage that happened. It offers a cloud based protection for blocking malicious urls and scripts. It also comes with an Anti-blocker to help you unlock your infected PC. It costs $39.95/year for 1 PC.