Whether you are in office, home or connected to a public Wifi access point, your PC is always vulnerable to dangerous viruses, trojans and worms. Viruses like Alureon, Daprosy, Conficker & Storm Worm effects millions of computers every year. So it is always recommended to protect your PC with the best antivirus available in the market.
Here is a list of top 10 antivirus softwares for 2011 which is based on a poll we created last year. Last year Kaspersky was on the top of the list but according to the overall votes, BitDefender holds the top most position for year 2011.
BitDefender Antivirus 2011:
BitDefender is the best antivirus solution available to protect your PC with almost all kinds of viruses, trojans and worms. BitDefender 2011 comes with a new Search Advisor, Firewall Troubleshoot Wizard, Performance Optimizer, Smart Schedule Wizard and more.
BitDefender Antivirus Pro 2011: $39.95 3 PCs for 1 year
BitDefender Internet Security 2011: $49.95 3 PCs for 1 year
BitDefender Total Security2011: $59.95 3 PCs for 1 year
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Kaspersky Antivirus 2011:
Kaspersky antivirus 2011 take full advantage of the most innovative cutting-edge technologies to provide more accurate detection and an even faster response to any IT threats. The new real-time proactive protection constantly monitors your system in background and protects your PC against all kinds of potential threats and destructive activities.
Kaspersky Antivirus 2011: $59.95 3 PCs for 1 year | $89.95 3 PCs for 2 years
Kaspersky Internet Security 2011: $79.95 3 PCs for 1 year | $119.95 3 PCs for 2 years
Kaspersky Antivirus for Mac: $39.95 1 Mac for 1 year | $59.95 3 Macs for 1 year
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Webroot Antivirus 2011:
Bundled with Spy Sweeper, Webroot Antivirus 2011 provides multi-layered protection against threats and intrusions. It helps to protect your privacy and personal information by blocking programs that collects your private information without your knowledge. It also monitors your all inbound and outbound emails to ensure it has not been "hijacked" by hackers. Webroot Antivirus is extremely easy to use and have minimum impact on the performance of your system.
Webroot AntiVirus with Spy Sweeper 2011: $39.95 for 1 year/1PC
Webroot Internet Security Essentials 2011: $59.95 for 1 year/3PCs
Webroot Internet Security Complete 2011: $79.95 for 1 year/3PC's/10GB Backup Space
Webroot Spy Sweeper 2011: $29.95 for 1 year/1PC
Webroot Window Washer 2011: $29.95 for 1 year/1PC
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Norton Antivirus 2011:
Norton Antivirus 2011 comes with a huge list of new features key benefits. Features like Norton Download Insight, Norton Threat Insight, Norton File Insight, Norton Insight Network, SONAR 3, Norton Performance System, Norton System Insight and Norton AntiVirus Power Saver Settings helps you to protect your PC from all kinds of infected downloads, aggressive rapid-fire attacks and lets you to manage your PC performance.
Norton AntiVirus 2011 with Antispyware: $39.99
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2-Year Protection - $74.99
3-Year Protection - $114.99
5 user pack - $89.99
10 user pack - $149.99
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ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4:
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 claims that its smart proactive detection blocks most known and emerging threats hours or days faster than other antivirus technologies. NOD32 scans and cleans your Internet traffic completely including web-pages and emails even when it's SSL-encrypted, so your email is always safe. Moreover its powerful self defense prevents malware from degrading your level of protection.
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4: $39.99 1 PC for 1 year | $55.99 2 PCs for 1 year
ESET Smart Security 4: $59.99 1 PC for 1 year | $69.99 2 PCs for 1 year
ESET Mobile Security: Windows Mobile $29.95/Year | Symbian $29.95/Year
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AVG Antivirus 2011:
AVG claims that their antivirus is world's most downloaded free security software and its true. AVG LinkScanner service provides real time protection against online threats and its Social Networking Protection protects your privacy on social networks. AVG Smart Scanning service works while you're away and runs in low-priority mode when you return.
AVG Internet Security 2011: $49.49
AVG Antivirus 2011: $31.49 (Support)
AVG Antivirus 2011: FREE! (No support)
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G Data AntiVirus 2011:
G Data's self-learning, fingerprinting and white-listing techniques not only gives you protection against known viruses but provides proactive defense against unknown viruses as well. G Data also claims that it has again set the highest security benchmarks in virus, spyware and phishing protection. It automatically carries out all protection functions by keeping itself undetected in the background.
G Data AntiVirus 2011: USD 29.95 Download 1PC | USD 49.95 Download 3PC
G Data InternetSecurity 2011: USD 39.95 Download 1PC | USD 59.95 Download 3PC
G Data TotalCare 2011: USD 49.95 Download 1PC | USD 69.95 Download 3PC
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The free version of Avira AntiVir protects your PC from various viruses, worms, Trojans and costly dialers but its premium version extends these features to email and internet traffic, hence providing you with more powerful extended virus protection for your PC. Other features of Avira AntiVir include AntiPhishing, AntiVirProActiv, WebGuard, RescueSystem, AntiDrive-by & MailGuard.
Avira AntiVir Premium: $17.50 for 1 PC
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Vipre Antivirus provides you cutting-edge proactive protection against malware threats including; viruses, adware, spyware and rootkits. It consumes very much resources, so it don't slow down your PC. It provides full protection against email-borne threats with its advanced anti-rootkit technology.
Antivirus + Antispyware: $29.951/year, 1 PC
Antivirus + Antispyware + Firewall: $39.951/year, 1 PC
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Trend Micro: Titanium Maximum Security
The Cloud technology used by Trend Micro leverages the Trend Micro Smart Protection Network plus real-time antivirus scanning to provide always-on Internet protection to keep you safe from the latest and ever-evolving malware threats. Trend Micro can be easily installed on your PC and its streamlined interface is extremely easy to understand and manage. As processing is done on could, Titanium uses very less resources of your system.
TM-Titanium Maximum Security: $79.95 1 year protection | $124.95 2 years protection
TM-Titanium Internet Security: $69.95 1 year protection | $99.95 2 years protection
TM-Titanium Antivirus Plus: $39.95 1 year protection | $59.95 2 years protection
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