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Avira Free Antivirus

Detect and eliminate viruses, get free protection for home users.

5 stars Editor's rating on Jan. 21, 2014
4 stars Users' rating out of 4164 reviews
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145,483,570 total downloads
30,787 last week

Avira Antivirus Suite

Protect your computer against viruses, malware, adware, spyware, and phishing.

3.5 stars Users' rating out of 129 reviews
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2,218,463 total downloads
2,146 last week

Avira Internet Security Suite

Protect yourself from online threats while improving your PC's performance .

4 stars Users' rating out of 97 reviews
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1,150,368 total downloads
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Avira update blocked Windows applications

Avira resolves faulty software update after it is found to block Windows applications.

By May. 15, 2012


Avira AntiVir Personal 8

AntiVir Personal 8 provides more than adequate malicious-software protection, but for the price, we expected more features and polish.

By Dec. 2, 2008

3.5 stars Editor's rating Dec. 2, 2008

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Security suites jockey for position on Windows 8.1

The first security suite tests are in on Windows 8.1, and the picture remains mediocre for most of them. Still, almost all of them improved on Windows 8.1's default security.

By Jan. 22, 2014


Popular antivirus tools for OS X tested, again

New testing outlines which Mac malware tools detect known threats the best.

By Jan. 31, 2014


Top-five paid app on Google Play was an antivirus scam

Before it was flagged and removed, one of the most successful apps on Google Play for over a week was an "antivirus" app that did nothing other than change an image.

By Apr. 8, 2014


Popular security utilities for OS X put to the test

A new and concise round of testing for some common Mac security software shows significant performance differences among them.

By Jan. 31, 2013


Former Mozilla CEO to head security-software maker AVG

Gary Kovacs gets the nod to guide AVG, where he'll be forced to contend with problems not unlike those he faced at Mozilla.

By Jul. 30, 2013


Facebook pushing malware security even harder

The social network wants its users to trust the Internet, not fear it. So it's adding new antivirus partners and mobile offerings to the free downloads in its online marketplace.

By Oct. 16, 2012


Microsoft gobbles up AV ground

Microsoft's free antivirus Security Essentials is now the top antivirus product in the world, and Windows XP continues its downward spiral, according to one report.

By Dec. 11, 2012


A second look at online virus-scan services

Free services supplement your real-time antivirus software and other PC-security measures.

By Sep. 11, 2009