Avira is a top antivirus software that also provides a great VPN service for just $3.99/month. Its malware scanners scored highly in both hands-on tests and independent labs. It has great features, like a password manager that can save 15 logins or credit cards and a privacy-focused no-logs policy. The free Android application has a limit of daily limit of 300MB but it can be purchased as part of a premium plan that includes unlimited data for its VPN, parental controls and other security tools.

The free Avast app is great in detecting malware. its Internet Security Suite has an effective web security and a ransomware security, file shredder and optimization tools for storage space. Premium plans include features such as a VPN parental control, parental controls, and a password manager.

McAfee Total Protection security software has a malware scanner that has scored high in independent tests in labs. It also includes dark web monitor, which searches the internet to find personal information that might have been compromised. Its ID theft features include a reliable dark web scan, as well as a tool which allows you to monitor the status of your SSN on the registry’s website. Its secure VPN has servers in more than 48 countries, but it’s lacking certain features, such as split-tunneling and a kill switch.

Bitdefender’s mobile anti-virus app scans quickly and consumes minimal resources. Its speed-related impact was 100 percent in tests, and it comes with some great bonus features such as a password manager as well as a VPN without data limits. Its premium plans can be expensive.