Protect your Windows PC from Viruses, Spyware, Malware, Rootkits

Read this article to learn effective options to protect your PC from Spyware, Malware and Viruses. Also includes information on Laptop safety.

If you are connected to the Internet, your PC is at risk. If you are accessing your account may be Bank Account or Mail account, It might be possible that your account hacked by hackers. It might be possible that hacker access your data from account and make some changes. Hacker could be tracking your password while you tying for account Login. They could be reading your emails and username as well as password of your account.

Thankfully, you don't have to spend extra money for your PC protection to keep your computer safe from online treat. Free software will do a fine job of keeping your machine safe from the evils of Cyber.

Install Free or Paid Antivirus

Download free Antivirus or you can purchase form online store, it is recommended to purchase Antivirus because it might be possible that free Antivirus will not give you the performance like paid Antivirus. Paid antiviruses have more features like sandboxing which is used to isolate the web browser and anti-spam for filter emails, but the detection the process of virus scanning and real-time protection is more or less similar across guardian software.

Avast Free Antivirus

Avast Anativirus
Key Features of Avast
  • Customize Your Security for Your Needs
  • Don't Lose Your Game
  • Shop and bank online without worry
  • Surf and socialize without annoyance
  • Benefit from real-time protection
  • Know what's coming before you click
  • See your avast! History
  • Get help from a 'Geek' in your network

  • Norton Paid Antivirus

    Norton Antivirus
    Key Features of Norton Antivirus>
  • Norton Protection System
  • Norton Safe Web
  • Network threat protection
  • Browser protection
  • SONAR 4 Behavioral Protection
  • Norton Safe Web for Facebook
  • Email and instant message monitoring
  • Norton Bootable Recovery Tool

  • Microsoft Security Essentials

    Microsoft Security Essentials
    Over the last couple of years, MSE has bloomed into a solid antivirus with an excellent detection rate. The virus scan is a little slow, but the fact that it is produced by the same company that makes Windows means it is very well integrated into the system. If you are looking for an antivirus that is easy to use and does its job without pestering you, give MSE a try. The only thing it requires from a user is a valid license for Windows.

    Windows firewall

    Software firewall will not stop a skilled hacker, but it still plays an important role in securing your PC.A firewall gives you the power to decide which programs or services on your computer can access the Internet, and in what weay. To that effect, the free version of Zone Alarm gets our nod as the firewall of choice.

    The rules in Zone Alarm are easy to set and the applications accessing the Internet can be monitored and controlled with just a few clicks. Power users who are looking for advanced tools could try Komodo or Outpost. But for mainstream users, Zone Alarm gets the job done easily and efficiently.
    Windows Firewall
    Now, vaccinate your pen drives, often used on different computers, are the primary source of virus infections on home PCs. But of course, you can't stop using a pen drive for that reason. The solution is a digital vaccine.

    Even the best antivirus programs are sometimes unable to detect spyware tiny programs that get installed on your PC without your permission to collect information about you, and serve you annoying pop-up ads.
    To protect yourself from such spies, you might want to consider Malware bytes Anti-Malware. The free version of this utility lacks real-time protection, but with an antivirus active on your machine, it is not something that should bother you too much. Just scan your computer with Malware bytes every month or so and you all be fine.


    Don't be click-happy. Download files or click on links shared only by people or websites you know and trust. Most importantly, use common sense while browsing the web. Run an anti-virus scan every day, and before opening archived (WinZip or WinRAR) files. Update your antivirus or Windows without delay.\

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    Author: Timmappa Kamat20 Feb 2015 Member Level: Gold   Points : 4

    Thats an awesome compilation of security apps for your PC. Malware and adware have been prowl these days and in the digital era we have currently been living, it is of utmost importance that we need to take care of securing our data against hacking attack. Hats off for your valuable inputs which will help us stay protected against the malicious software.

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