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Optional installs include VPN, System Speedup, a password manager, browser extensions, and a hardened browser. In the case that you've downloaded the Free Suite (not recomended), you can uninstall the above mentioned additional downloads with Avira's Connect app or any uninstaller utility software. This flexibility to cherry pick your extra software keeps the bloatware down somewhat. See More
In 2014 AV-TEST tested 7 different cleaning tools (along with 10 antivirus solutions) Malwarebytes was the only tool that was capable of completely removing and restoring the system. It was concluded by AV-TEST to be the best tool for removing malware from infected computers. See More
Ad-Aware is a well known veteran in battle against adware and spyware and today still counts as a solid piece of security software on that matter. For virus protection, it gets similar scores as the most trusted paid antivirus solutions without having many false positives. See More
Lookout is a lightweight application that has a small influence on device performance such as start up times and battery life. Although when downloading applications there is a slight slow down because Lookout will scan every application. See More
Safe browsing (a feature that scans every link and site you visit), privacy advisor (manages and explains application permissions), remote lock, remote wipe, enhanced backup, and a few other features are reserved for premium users only. Fortunately though for antivirus purposes Lookout premium is unnecessary. Lookout premium is $3 a month. See More
Lookout received a detection rate result of 96% from AV Comparatives' mobile security review ahead of some but behind Kaspersky, Bitdefender, and Avast!. AV Test gave Lookout a 5.5/6 protection score and and a 6/6 usability score behind Kaspersky and Bitdefender and tied with Avast!. See More
Lookout also offers the ability to check to see if your device is vulnerable to Heartbleed and if it has been affected with a separate application called Heartbleed Security Scanner. Unfortunately Lookout cannot fix the problem but it can warn you so you can alert the manufacturer and stop using your device. See More
If you know what products you need or want it is nice to have the flexibility to buy the software package that has what you need/ want or rather a package that leaves out what you don't want or need for a lower price tag. See More
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