Which AntiVirus is better?

Eric C.

Eric C. Copywriter on cyber security, fintech, and cryptocurrency industries

Avira and Trend Micro are both popular security companies with millions of users, and both offer a wide range of protection from numerous threats. They also offer really useful additional security features. Avira provides 99.99% protection from malware threats and will optimize your computer against other issues. It’s only available for Windows, but it will upgrade your Windows Firewall for optimal protection while including anti-phishing and anti-ransomware protocols. You get payment protection for online shopping, as well as a handy price comparison extension for Chrome. The PC Tune-up deletes unnecessary files and data logs and automatically notifies you when your software needs updating to avoid unpatched security holes. There’s even a useful ‘Virus Lab’ which keeps you up-to-date on current threats and how to resolve them. Trend Micro also offers anti-phishing and anti-ransomware, plus you get a similar PC optimization feature to clean up your machine. However, the software focuses on optimum online protection via its safe website browser extension and social media defenses which safeguard all your privacy settings The digital file shredder completely deletes all trashed files to make them inaccessible to hackers. The \"Ask Vanessa\" support bot will answer any questions you have about the software.

User Ratings

Security 5
Features 5
Ease of Use 4
Support 4
Pricing 5

Latest Positive Review

Works well
Dec. 15, 2018
It took a very long time to do the first analysis, otherwise works well.

Latest Negative Review

Horrible antivirus
Nov. 6, 2018
It did not solve the problem. My browser is hacked by ads, and nothing works.

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Our Verdict
Eric C.

Eric C. Copywriter on cyber security, fintech, and cryptocurrency industries

Avira is a better value for money and its most expensive price plan costs less than Trend Micro’s cheapest. However, some Trend Micro features are worth the price, particularly if you have children using social media. Similarly, if you’re not using a Windows device, you’ll need Trend Micro\'s \"Maximum Security\" plan.

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