Protecting your computer from danger is not easy…but there’s some software that can help

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Data pix.

Protecting your computer from danger is not easy, but there are some great free software programs that can help.

Whether you’re using a PC or a Mac, viruses and malware can infect your computer and destroy your personal files. Install one of these free programs to help protect yourself. Just remember, once your computer is infected it’s tougher to recover damaged files and information, so it’s best to install one of these free apps before that happens!

Programs mentioned:



AVG / FREE, PC & MAC (Tech Report Pick!)

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.