Microsoft or Linux do not equip their operating system with embedded antivirus system and that what make our computer system vulnerable. Fortunately, we already have software publishers who focus on the research of virus programs and build counter programs to stop the viruses attack before it lands on our functional programs.
Most antivirus is designed to block spywares, Trojans, malware, malicious programs and they have to be compatible with common operating system such as Window XP, Vista, 7, Linux and MAC OS. Some of them are given for free, some of them are paid, and 10 of them are deserved to sit on the list of top 10 best antivirus in the world below.
#1 BitDefender Antivirus 2011
BitDefender Antivirus 2011 uses latest detection algorithms and is capable to locate any program that is designed to breach the security system. It scans and blocks malware, Trojan, spyware and any harmful programs that is send through email, messenger or set into anonymous links or programs. The virus program is constantly updated, scan shorter, and it responds faster than the previous one. It comes with full online supports, forums, phone, and email,
#2 Norton Antivirus 2011
Yearly Cost: $69.99
Norton Antivirus 2011 from Symantec is the improved version of Norton antivirus 2010 and it works quicker and scans faster than the former product. It is compatible with all operating system and featured with anti destructive bots system, anti-rootkit system, Norton pulse updates, Norton files insight, Norton download insight and many other feature. With this antivirus you can foresee any program or files that you are willing to add in your computer. Online support and auto updated feature come along with the program.
#3 F-Secure Antivirus 2011
Cost: US $59.99
F-Secure had been reviewed by PC security world and mobile security world and it earns handsome credits from those 2 magazines. F-Secure is embedded with a latest DeepGuard cloud computing system to block Spyware, old and new viruses, malicious bots and malware . It is easy to be configured, lightweight and monitors your system constantly without interferes your computer performance.
#4 ESET Nod32 Antivirus 4
Cost: US$59, 99
ESET Nod32 is a proactive antivirus program and it works best to encounter any spyware, malware or virus programs that are designed to steal your data or to slow your computer system. It is fast and has been certificated by Virus bulletin, AV-Comparatives, OPSWAT, West coast labs and more. It scans every communication channels HTTP, HTTPS and POP3S and scans hidden codes before log it in on your system. The best features of the antivirus programs are ESET SysInspector, ESET’s smart scanner, and ESET SysRescue .All these program work seamlessly without drying out your memory.
#5 TrendMicro Titanium Antivirus
TrendMicro Titanium is available in 2 variants TrendMicro Titanium Antivirus and TrendMicro Titanium Internet Security. Aside protection features against spyware, malware, phising sites, infected site and malicious link, the program is perfected with 2 GB online storage and PC performance optimizer. Safe chat, save surf and save email is the main campaign of the program
#6 Kaspersky Antivirus 2011
Kaspersky antivirus is known for the lightweight program and updated definitions. It compatibles with all operating system and is known among the fastest antivirus program in the world. It scans every link, every new connection, every chat and every code that install hiddenly behind URLs, images, sounds or files. It is coming with full support and chat
#7 Zonealarm Antivirus 2011
ZoneAlarm is a business class anti virus program that is designed for home user and it is coming from CheckPoint Software Technologies Ltd. It is featured with standard antivirus features plus 2-way firewall, anti-phising system, advance unified scan engine, advance download protection system, and advanced auto-learn system where it will configure its setting base on your behaviors
#8 AVG Antivirus 2011
AVG antivirus 2011 is faster than the 2010 product and it is coming with LinkScanner and LinkScanner search shield where it will scan any URL and rate it before arrive in your monitor. It is lightweight, fast and quiet. The virus is constantly updated and you get AVG Identity Theft Recovery once you install the program
#9 McAfee Antivirus 2011
Price: US$69, 99
McAfee Antivirus 2011 is coming with better engine, lighter program, faster scanning, and stronger security system. It is 8 times faster than the previous edition and will give complete protection since you unplugged your PC to the internet cable till you uninstall it
#10 CA Antivirus 2011
Out of the basic protection features such as anti-phising, anti-malware, spyware, trojans, bots, CA Antivirus 2011 comes with US$10,000 coverage protection guarantee and from every sales of the antivirus product, US$1 will be donated to “National Center For Missing and Exploited Children”. CA Antivirus listed on the 10th rank of top 10 best antivirus programs in the world mainly because of the technical features and not from the donation program of course. You can find more review of the program on other web.