Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2015's excellent malware protection and outstanding privacy tools put it at the top of starter antivirus suites.
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McAfee Internet Security is quite usable. It does not get easily confused when it has to distinguish between dangerous and safe files. It goes beyond basic antivirus software in that it includes advanced features such as antiphishing and parental controls.
Kaspersky Mobile Security Pro can help you track down a lost or stolen Android phone and offers excellent malware protection, but other security apps offer more features and better design.
Read our review of McAfee Mobile Security. It protects Android phones while adding some great anti-theft and privacy features.
Read our review of Webroot SecureAnywhere Mobile Premier. It offers great anti-virus and privacy features for Android devices at a decent price.
Read our review of Kaspersky Mobile Security 9. It offers extensive customization options and in-depth privacy features, but its lack of a Web interface leaves us wanting more.
Read our review of Lookout Mobile Security. Its app for Android and iOS offers an intuitive interface and 2GB of online backup.
Read our review of Norton Internet Security 2012. Symantec's significantly improved security suite offers a streamlined interface and good security features, and it includes mobile protection.
Read our review of McAfee Total Security 2012. McAfee's new security suite introduces several new features, but its performance impact during full scans gives us pause.