Download System Security - Best Software & Apps

  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1

    (SP1)

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The first big system update for Windows 7

    7
    1048 votes
    • PROS: Improvements in security and stability, New RemoteFX and Dynamic Memory features
    • CONS: Some features are not really visible to the user
  • AppLock

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Lock away your deepest, darkest secrets

    8
    213 votes
    • PROS: Very effective and reliable protection, Protects not just apps, but also system settings, Keeps photos and videos secure, Two layers of security
    • CONS: Recover to email setting is unreliable, Have to install each app theme separately
  • Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

    3.61

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    Detect and eliminate malware for free

    8
    3371 votes
    • PROS: Small installer and fast setup, Scans throughly and quickly, Removes any infected file or malware, Blocks dangerous websites, Nice, easy-to-use interface design, Free
    • CONS: Doesn't offer realtime protection in free version, Scan priority not customizable
  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1

    (SP1) 64-bit

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The first big system update for Windows 7

    7
    402 votes
    • PROS: Improvements in security and stability, New RemoteFX and Dynamic Memory features
    • CONS: Some features are not really visible to the user
  • Norton Security Deluxe

    7.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Professional and award-winning antivirus software application

    7
    6896 votes
    • PROS: The ability to protect up to five different devices., Can work in conjunction with disparate operating systems., Effective firewall coverage against emerging ransomware threats., Users have Customer Support at their disposal provided by Norton experts.
    • CONS: Better protection is available with Norton Security Premium (a small price difference)., Anti-phishing tests have produced substandard scores.
  • Smadav Antivirus 2016

    11.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free And Paid Virus Checker From Indonesia

    9
    62 votes
    • PROS: It is a second-layer antivirus that has a very low system impact, Handy for programmers who wish to tinker with and add to their virus protection, Allows you to un-hide files on a USB Flashdisk
    • CONS: The paid version doesn't add enough functions to be worth the money, A small program that adds only moderate protection
  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus

    11.2.49.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A fast, high-performance antivirus

    8
    12404 votes
    • PROS: Great interface, Easy on system resources, Scans incoming emails, Import and export settings, Very effective
    • CONS: Lacks additional functions
  • OpenSSH

    p1 6.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Prevent security attacks on your system

    7
    91 votes
    • PROS: Enables rock-solid encryption, Lots of preferences at hand
    • CONS: Could prove tricky for novices
  • Trojan Remover

    6.8.3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Detect and delete any form of Trojan from your system

    7
    509 votes
    • Smart CCTV

      1.2.2.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free and Effective Closed-Circuit Monitoring System for Smartphones and PCs

      10
      3 votes
      • PROS: A basic application for those who're looking for entry-level security features, It is free to download and install
      • CONS: There are no advanced options such as panning or tilting a camera, Only works with the latest operating systems
    • Beini

      1.2.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Wireless network security testing system

      7
      614 votes
      • PROS: Compact and comprehensive, Contains all the tools you need, Feedbottle is a powerful tool
      • CONS: Not all network cards are compatible, Difficult for beginners to get to grips with
    • Avira Rescue System

      14.03.06.01

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Repair systems that seem beyond help

      8
      376 votes
      • PROS: The last option for bad infections, Easy to use interface, Similar to Avira AntiVir
      • CONS: Must burn to CD, Not as slick as a regular app
    • Password Recovery Bundle

      7.3.0.1_

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Trial software to recover lost passwords

      7
      41 votes
      • PROS: Password can be recovered in no time at all., Ideal when transferring Windows OEM software into another system.
      • CONS: A paid subscription is necessary., Newer versions of Windows are not currently supported.
    • Panda Internet Security

      2016

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Protect your system against viruses, spam and trojans

      8
      1028 votes
      • PROS: Entire suite of antivirus and information protection, Easy to use and understand interface, Automated protection, USB vaccine protects against infected drives
      • CONS: Not the most effective antivirus solution
    • SuperAntiSpyware

      6.0.1260

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Keep your PC safe and free from spyware

      8
      1374 votes
      • PROS: Very thorough scanning, Repairs broken internet connections due to spyware, Resets system and browser-settings to secure values, Small installer and fast setup
      • CONS: Free version doesn't provide realtime protection, Scan priority not customizable, No customizable actions on detection, AntiSPYWARE only
    • Kaspersky Internet Security

      11.8.4.625

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      An indestructible wall to keep viruses out

      7
      87 votes
      • PROS: Cloud system keeps anti-virus up to date, Good anti-theft options , Privacy filter , Great UI
      • CONS: Internet connection required
    • Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool

      SysChk 1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Clean your System with Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool

      7
      165 votes
      • PROS: Free to download and easy to use., A great way to rid your system of viruses.
      • CONS: May not be compatible with your system., You'll need to make sure you're using an up-to-date version.
    • Norton Mobile Security

      Lite 3.10.0.2371

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Antivirus and anti-theft in one application for Android

      7
      55 votes
      • PROS: Fast, reliable scans, Relatively light on system resources, Remote lock, Scheduled scanning
      • CONS: No backup and restore function, No optimization tools
    • NordVPN - Fast & Secure VPN

      1.9.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      A safe virtual private network for complete privacy

      8
      7 votes
      • PROS: Setting up the system is easy, You can browse safely
      • CONS: You cannot manipulate social media markers such as likes, It will not allow you to click your own website ads
    • Kingsoft AntiVirus

      2010.11.6.318

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Lightweight anti-virus tool with extra system cleaning tools

      8
      324 votes
      • PROS: Real time protection, Automatic updates, Light on resources, Doesn't bug you with tons of messages, Can work with other securiy apps, Includes a bunch of useful tools
      • CONS: Scan speed could be improved
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
    #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
    16.0.126013748Windows
    23.6133717.9Windows, Android, Mac
    311.2.49.0124047.8Windows
    47.768967.2Windows
    5(SP1)10486.7Windows
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