A security software suite is a program or a set of programs that detect, block and remove software viruses in particular and all malware in general (viruses, worms, Trojans, spyware, adware etc). Having an antivirus software installed on a computer is of vital importance.
We take a look at the top free security programs for 2018 based on an assessment of the products, their features and benefits.
Avast Mobile Security
Protect yourself against viruses and malware that cause popups and unwanted ads with Avast Mobile Security, the world's most trusted free antivirus app for Android. Get alerted when you install spyware and adware apps that violate your privacy. Secure your devices against phishing attacks from email, phone calls, infected websites or SMS messages.
Kaspersky Internet Security
Kaspersky Internet Security for Android is a FREE-to-download antivirus solution to help keep phones and tablets - that can be even more vulnerable than your computer - as well as your private information secure from online dangers. Our new App Lock feature also protects personal data from prying eyes.
Introducing the all new, award winning, McAfee Mobile Security app! McAfee Mobile Security, a free antivirus cleaner and phone security app, protecting your private data and enhancing your Android phone or tablet's performance with award-winning Anti-Theft, Device Finder, App Privacy Protection, Antivirus protection, Anti-Spyware, Anti-Malware, Virus Cleaner and Removal, Safe Browsing, Wifi Security, Performance Optimisation, SMS Backup, Contacts Backup and many other mobile security app features.
TunnelBear VPN is a free, incredibly simple app to browse the Internet privately and securely.
The beautiful TunnelBear app protects your online privacy, lets you access your favourite websites & apps, and secures your connection on public WiFi hotspots.
Try TunnelBear for free with 500MB of browsing data every month. No credit card required.
Avira Antivirus Security
Your photos, contacts, emails and credit card numbers are on your phone. In this era of leaks, Avira Antivirus Security ensures that your phone's contents (very personal data) stay secure. More than a free antivirus app for malware/spyware removal, our full-featured free mobile security app provides safe browsing and remote anti-theft features to track and find your lost/stolen smartphone or tablet.
LastPass Password Manager
LastPass is a password manager and password generator that locks your passwords and personal information in a secure vault. LastPass autofills web browser and app logins for you, and generates new, secure passwords instantly.
One password is all you need with LastPass - your LastPass master password handles the rest. Store passwords and logins, create online shopping profiles, generate strong passwords, track personal information in photo & audio notes, and more.
1Password Password Manager
1Password: the password manager that's as beautiful and simple as it is secure. Simply add your passwords, and let 1Password do the rest. Try 1Password free for 30 days, then keep going with a 1Password.com subscription.
Selected by Android Central as the Best Password Manager for Android: For those who want the absolute best password manager for their phone, tablet, and computers, 1Password is the way to go.