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Avast, AVG Anti Virus Free, Panda Free Antivirus and Windows Defender all did worse.
Avira scored five false positives (benign items mistakenly flagged as malware) in AV-Test's four round of tests, and six in AV-Comparatives' five rounds.
It provided only adequate protection from attack in our in-house tests and in third-party lab tests.
Our own tests, conducted from February to June 2018, saw Avira Free Security Suite blocking 96 percent of malware and phishing attempts on malicious websites.
The Avira Internet Security Suite (starting at a month, or per year, for one Windows PC) adds a software updater to ensure your applications are fully patched.
At the top is Avira Prime, which includes licenses for premium i OS and Android apps as well as PC and Mac software.
This data collection necessarily includes customers' system profiles, computer usage habits and browsing histories.
If you want more features, the Avira Free Security Suite adds a password manager, the Avira Phantom VPN service and a system optimizer, although some of these are trialware that you'll need to pay for in the long run. Avira Antivirus Pro (starting at per month or per year for a single PC or Mac) adds protections against ransomware and infected flash drives, plus a hardened browser for online commerce.MORE: Best Antivirus - Top Software for PC, Mac and Android Avira Free Antivirus lets you schedule scans for when you're asleep or away, or set them up to run automatically once every day or week.