Does Your Antivirus Have The Best Free Antimalware Installed? What Are Your Security Needs? PDF Print E-mail
Antimalware is a software program that can remove all manner of malware such as viruses, Trojan horse, worms, diallers, rootkits, keyloggers, spyware, rogue security software , crimeware and so on.

In general, free antivirus and antispyware programs are very good protection level software. Just like in the real world, you can get different levels of security. Where you live and where you go determines the level of security you need. As at 2009, over 6 million people were recorded as using blogs or message boards as a means of communication and for the sharing of ideas. This implies more and more people are using the Internet and therefore require protection from security threats while browsing.

No single security software application company can claim their product can give you 100% security, free or paid. What is best for you however, is what you consider as your own personal security requirement. Does your Ideal free security software provide all the security you require? By the time you get to the end of this lens you should be able to answer this crucial question.

Most security software application companies are very clear about what their programs can offer and can't offer.

Your Check List

What is your antimalware requirement?

To determine what security software is best for your needs, you have to ask yourself a few questions or do a check list. Below is a list of crucial questions you need to ask yourself before you read my list of 'best free antimalware software'.

  • How many people use your computer?

  • Do you store personal and sensitive information on your PC?

  • Do you have a large amount of application software on your PC?

  • Do you have valuable and expensive software applications installed?

  • Do you have very valuable documents stored on your computer?

  • Do you download lots of different stuff such as mp3s, P2P, games and so on

  • How often do you browse the Internet?

  • What type of websites do you visit?

Points to Note

Major info to expect from this lens

  1. Features of a freeware offer - the list includes major features offered by the program. To get more detailed information, please visit the websites (the addresses are also listed).
  2. Limitations (Features a freeware does not offer) - the features mentioned for each freeware is based on the information retrieved from the developer's website. Most of the companies have professional or paid version of their freeware and they always make comparisons. These comparisons offer the best way to measure the capabilities of free malware removal tools and then decide which is best for you.

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