There are plenty of  Antivirus software and Firewall security software  available for free. The following is my selection of Antivirus software and Firewall security software.


1. Avira Antivirus

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The free version suits the needs of an average user.

Features (Feature list provided by AntiVir)

ico_check_green AntiVir protection
ico_check_green AntiDialer protection against expensive dialers
ico_check_green AntiRootkit protection against hidden rootkits
ico_check_green Faster Scanning up to 20% faster (compared to the previous version)
ico_check_green AntiPhishing protection against phishing
ico_check_green AntiSpyware protection against spyware and adware
ico_check_green NetbookSupport for laptops with low resolution
ico_check_green QuickRemoval eliminates viruses at the push of a button

2. Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition


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Features (Feature list provided by Bitdefender)

ico_check_green Protects your PC in real time from known viruses, spyware and other malware with hourly updates
ico_check_green Blocks unknown viruses using advanced proactive detection techniques 
ico_check_green Monitors and prevents spyware threats in real-time
ico_check_green Detects and removes the newest breed of hidden threats known as rootkits
ico_check_green Helps protect you against identity theft
ico_check_green Free 24/7 Support

3. AVG Antivirus


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Features (Feature list provided by AVG) 

ico_check_green LinkScanner® Active Surf-Shield
Ensures every web page you visit is safe – even before you go there.
ico_check_green LinkScanner® Search-Shield
Applies safety ratings to your Google, MSN and Yahoo search results.
ico_check_green Phishing Protection
Checks to make sure web pages really are what they appear to be.
ico_check_green E-mail Scanner
Keeps you safe from dangerous attachments and links in your e-mail.
ico_check_green Anti-Virus
Makes sure you can’t get or spread a virus, worm, or Trojan horse.
ico_check_green Anti-Spyware
Prevents unauthorized information access by spyware and adware.
ico_check_green Update Manager
Makes sure you’re always safe from the latest threats – automatically.


Among free firewall solutions I recommend the following selected software.

1. Outpost Firewall Free

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ico_check_green Firewall (network protection)
ico_check_green Proactive host protection
ico_check_green Self protection

2. Comodo Personal Firewall


ico_check_green Firewall (network protection)
ico_check_green Proactive host protection

3. Sunbelt Personal Firewall

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Features ( list provided by sunbelt )

ico_check_green Packet filter
ico_check_green File integrity control
ico_check_green Application communication control
ico_check_green Application launch control
ico_check_green Network Intrusion Prevention System
ico_check_green Statistics of attacks and blocked ads
ico_check_green Automatic update checker
ico_check_green Extended logging


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