Antivirus product on private computers
It is strongly recommended to have updated antivirus-software on all computers. From 2016 MF no longer provides you with free antivirus.
Some internet providers or banks includes either free or cheap antivirus software for their customers: DnB, Telenor bredbånd, NextGenTel. Please check your own internet provider's or bank's web site for more information.
Suggestions for antivirus-software is listed in the table under payed products generally gives more protection, the free solutions will show comersial for upgrade/pay-up to "pro" versjonene and demand registration. How good they are can change by the week, please use external references to choose what is best for you.
|Products||Cost||Windows||Mac||Comments by MF-IT 2016|
|Bitdefender||free or paid||yes||yes||very good|
|Avast||free or paid||yes||yes||good|
|Avira||free or paid||yes||yes||good|
|AVG||free or paid||yes||yes||good|
|Windows Defender||included in win10||yes||-||need additional exploit protection|
|Microsoft Security Essentials||free for win7/Vista||yes||-||need additional exploit protection|