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Top 5 best antivirus software

Updated: Nov 26, 2020



1.Norton


Norton, formerly known as Norton by Symantec, is a division of NortonLifeLock, and is based out of Mountain View, California. Since being acquired by the Symantec Corporation in 1990, Norton offered a variety of products and services related to digital security.

Customer service: 000 800 100 7601

Parent organization: NortonLifeLock (formerly Symantec)

Founder: Peter Norton

Founded: 1990.


2.McAfee


McAfee Corp. is an American global computer security software company headquartered in Santa Clara, California. The company was purchased by Intel in February 2011, and became part of the Intel Security division.

Customer service: 1800 3000 2454

Founder: John McAfee

Founded: 2016

CEO: Peter A. Leav (3 Feb 2020–)

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Headquarters: San Jose, California, United States

Subsidiaries: Solidcore Systems, Foundstone, NitroSecurity,


3.Intego


Intego is a Mac and Windows security software company. The company was founded in 1997. The company creates Internet security software for Mac OS X and macOS and Windows, including: antivirus, firewall, anti-spam, backup software and data protection software.

Headquarters: Seattle, Washington, United States

Founded: 1997

Parent organization: Kape Technologies

4. Avira Prime


Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG is a German multinational computer security software company mainly known for their antivirus software Avira Free Security.

Avira was founded in 2006, but the antivirus application has been under active development since 1986 through its predecessor company H+BEDV Datentechnik GmbH.

As of 2012, Avira software is estimated to have over 100 million customers. In June 2012, Avira ranked sixth in the antivirus market share report from OPSWAT.[1][2]

Avira's headquarters are located near Lake Constance, in Tettnang, Germany. The company has additional offices in the US, China, Romania, and the Netherlands.[3]

The company supports the Auerbach Stiftung, a foundation created by the company's founder, Tjark Auerbach. It promotes charitable and social projects, the arts, culture and science.[1]


5.Total AV


AV Security Suite is a piece of scareware and malware, or more specifically a piece of rogue security software, which poses as a pre-installedvirus scanner on a victim's computer system. It is currently known to affect only Microsoft Windows systems, though may simply operate under a different name on other platforms to better fit in with their user-interfaces, as its disguise is a key component of its success. In the task manager it appears as a string a random characters that end with "tssd.exe" – an example is yvyvsggtssd.exe. It also can show a random string of characters that end with "shdw.exe".

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