[The list is under construction and new entries are being added to it regularly.]

The purpose of compilation of this list is to help individuals looking for some of the best and free PC Security applications. Some of the security software listed here may not be absolutely free, but we might have included them here keeping in view of their utility.

Best Security List

Disclaimer: Although the title of the this post suggests that it is the best list of Security Software, but please bear in mind that the word “Best” has lots of subjective connotations. Something which is best for us, may not be the best for you. So, please consider this before flaming this list. And also, you may find a list of security applications larger than this elsewhere, but for us, it is the largest as we could not compile a list larger than this.

Best Free Antivirus Software Download for Windows – Top 10 List: If you are on a budget and not able to spend invest to buy a paid antivirus software, then choose one of those given on the list here. They may be free, but do a decent job of protecting your system free from most of the virus threats. The list includes…

  1. Avast Free Antivirus – [Direct Link]
  2. AVG Free Antivirus – [Direct Link]
  3. Microsoft Security Essentials – [Direct Link]
  4. Avira AntiVir Personal – [Direct Link]
  5. Comodo Antivirus Free – [Direct Link]
  6. Panda Cloud Antivirus – [Direct Link]
  7. Kingsoft – [Direct Link]
  8. Rising Free Antivirus – [Direct Link]
  9. PC Tools Free – [Direct Link]
  10. Zillya Free Antivirus – [Direct Link]

Portable Antivirus – Top 10 List of Best Free Portable Antivirus Software: Portable Antivirus Software are often stripped down version of their full-featured counterparts. They usually are available free for download, but generally, do not provide you a real-time security for your system. In this sense, they are not a substitute for your usual security software and antivirus, but are used for cleaning an already infected system. Here is a list of the Top 10 Portable Antivirus Software.

  1. ClamWin – [Direct Link]
  2. Norman Malware Cleaner – [Direct Link]
  3. Sophos Anti RootKit – [Direct Link]
  4. Dr. Web CureIt – [Direct Link]
  5. VIPRE PC Rescue – [Direct Link]
  6. Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool – [Direct Link]
  7. Trend Micro SysClean – [Direct Link]
  8. Mx One – [Direct Link]
  9. A-Squared Emergency USB Stick – [Direct Link]
  10. CaSIR – [Direct Link]

AntiSpyware – Top 6 List of Best Free AntiSpyware Software: The standalone applications like Antivirus and Antispyware software, which were used earlier, are increasingly being replaced by comprehensive security suites. They provide all round protection from all sorts of malware like viruses, spyware, trojans, worms, network attacks, phishing etc. For those, who still want to use a decent standalone Antispyware without paying for it, we have compiled a list of some of the best free antispyware software available for download.

  1. Spybot – Search & Destroy – [Direct Link]
  2. Ad-Aware SE Personal – [Direct Link]
  3. Windows Defender – [Direct Link]
  4. Spyware Terminator – [Direct Link]
  5. Super Antispyware Free – [Direct Link]
  6. Spyware Blaster  – [Direct Link]

Free Internet Security Suites

  1. Agnitum Outpost Security Suite – [Direct Link]
  2. Comodo Internet Security – [Direct Link]
  3. Ad-Aware  Free Internet Security – [Direct Link]
  4. FortiClient Lite – [Direct Link]
  5. IObit Malware Fighter = [Direct Link]