Antivirus is an essential security program to protect your computer against Internet threats. However, your computer may become infected even when you are using an antivirus.
To enhance the security of your computer, we have selected five free security programs that you can install on your computer to counter virtual threats and make the system safer.
- Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is a tool for scanning and removing viruses and malicious files that you can run periodically, such as once a week, to make sure your PC is free of viruses and other malicious files and that your antivirus did not miss anything unnoticed.
EMET is a free security tool developed by Microsoft that acts as a last line of defense, preventing the attack of unknown virtual threats that exploit the vulnerabilities of programs that have Internet access, such as browsers, email clients and instant messaging.
WinPatrol is a free security tool that monitors your computer and alerts you of attempts to make changes without your knowledge. Unlike the antivirus, WinPatrol does not scan the hard drive for threats, it uses behavioral analysis to detect modifications at critical points.
- Personal KeyScrambler
KeyScrambler Personal is a free program that protects you against keyloggers, encrypting everything you type in your browser to prevent these malicious files from stealing sensitive information such as credit card numbers, bank account data, email passwords, websites, social networks , etc.
- System Explorer
System Explorer is a security program that among other things allows you to check running processes and determine which processes are safe and reliable. In addition, you can also scan files on websites such as VirusTotal and VirusScan and search for information about files on Google.