If you’re still looking for third-party antivirus protection and don’t know which product to choose, the security researchers over at AT-TEST have conducted a new study to determine the best solution for Windows 10.
And the results come with a few surprises. The research conducted in September and October 2018 put nearly the same security products on the leading positions.
For example, the maximum rating of 18 points goes to Avira Antivirus Pro, Bitdefender Internet Security, BullGuard Internet Security, Kaspersky Internet Security, Microworld eScan Internet Security Suite, and Symantec Norton Security.
Certainly, you wouldn’t expect apps from BullGuard and Microworld to match the performance of top security vendors like Kaspersky and Bitdefender, but according to AV-TEST, all these products gained six points for each of the three tests evaluating protection, performance, and usability.
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