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Top 10 Security Apps for 2018

Secure your smart devices and computers with these free security applications for 2018

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Security threats to our smart devices are endless. We look at 10 of the best security apps to protect your computers, phones and tablets.

A security software suite is a program or a set of programs that detect, block and remove software viruses in particular and all malware in general (viruses, worms, Trojans, spyware, adware etc). Having an antivirus software installed on a computer is of vital importance.

We take a look at the top free security programs for 2018 based on an assessment of the products, their features and benefits.

Avast Mobile Security

Avast Mobile Security
Avast Mobile Security

Protect yourself against viruses and malware that cause popups and unwanted ads with Avast Mobile Security, the world's most trusted free antivirus app for Android. Get alerted when you install spyware and adware apps that violate your privacy. Secure your devices against phishing attacks from email, phone calls, infected websites or SMS messages.

Kaspersky Internet Security

Kaspersky Internet Security
Kaspersky Internet Security

Kaspersky Internet Security for Android is a FREE-to-download antivirus solution to help keep phones and tablets - that can be even more vulnerable than your computer - as well as your private information secure from online dangers. Our new App Lock feature also protects personal data from prying eyes.

McAfee WaveSecure

McAfee WaveSecure
McAfee WaveSecure

Introducing the all new, award winning, McAfee Mobile Security app! McAfee Mobile Security, a free antivirus cleaner and phone security app, protecting your private data and enhancing your Android phone or tablet's performance with award-winning Anti-Theft, Device Finder, App Privacy Protection, Antivirus protection, Anti-Spyware, Anti-Malware, Virus Cleaner and Removal, Safe Browsing, Wifi Security, Performance Optimisation, SMS Backup, Contacts Backup and many other mobile security app features.

NordVPN

NordVPN
NordVPN

Enjoy fast, safe and private Internet access with the world's best VPN app. With NordVPN you can connect to more than 4000 fast VPN servers in 60 countries. Using secure VPN connection your private data is safe with military-grade encryption.

TunnelBear VPN

TunnelBear VPN
TunnelBear VPN

TunnelBear VPN is a free, incredibly simple app to browse the Internet privately and securely.

The beautiful TunnelBear app protects your online privacy, lets you access your favourite websites & apps, and secures your connection on public WiFi hotspots.

Try TunnelBear for free with 500MB of browsing data every month. No credit card required.

F-Secure SAFE

F-Secure SAFE
F-Secure SAFE

F-Secure SAFE - antivirus and Internet security keeps you and your personal information secure on your Android smartphone or tablet.

Avira Antivirus Security

Avira Antivirus Security
Avira Antivirus Security

Your photos, contacts, emails and credit card numbers are on your phone. In this era of leaks, Avira Antivirus Security ensures that your phone's contents (very personal data) stay secure. More than a free antivirus app for malware/spyware removal, our full-featured free mobile security app provides safe browsing and remote anti-theft features to track and find your lost/stolen smartphone or tablet.

Firefox Focus

Firefox Focus
Firefox Focus

Browse like no one's watching. The new Firefox Focus automatically blocks a wide range of online trackers - from the moment you launch it to the second you leave it. Easily erase your history, passwords and cookies, so you won't get followed by things like unwanted ads.

LastPass Password Manager

LastPass Password Manager
LastPass Password Manager

LastPass is a password manager and password generator that locks your passwords and personal information in a secure vault. LastPass autofills web browser and app logins for you, and generates new, secure passwords instantly.

One password is all you need with LastPass - your LastPass master password handles the rest. Store passwords and logins, create online shopping profiles, generate strong passwords, track personal information in photo & audio notes, and more.

1Password Password Manager

1Password Password Manager
1Password Password Manager

1Password: the password manager that's as beautiful and simple as it is secure. Simply add your passwords, and let 1Password do the rest. Try 1Password free for 30 days, then keep going with a 1Password.com subscription.

Selected by Android Central as the Best Password Manager for Android: For those who want the absolute best password manager for their phone, tablet, and computers, 1Password is the way to go.

Last updated on: Sunday 12th August 2018

 

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