Whether to protect against blackmail Trojans or stolen Bank data: virus protection is on every computer duty. However, it must be really a purchase program? No, says Stiftung Warentest. The experts have just tested 23 programs. A free program protects the computer very well. And also the Windows Defender has caught up.

double-tip for Bitdefender

The best protection performance, but has a buying program: Bitdefender Internet Security was unable to score in the Test with 40,000 malicious programs, malicious websites and Phishing Mails, the protection performance is the best touch: A smooth 1,0 test gave the program at this point. The free Software of the manufacturer, Bitdefender Free Antivirus, but comes damn close. Also it does not protect a “very good”, when Recognizing Phishing but not quite as Mature.

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Although the total scores hardly differ from each other – 1.4 for the Payment, of 1.5 for the free version – may be worth the price of 17 Euro for a device, and 35 Euro for the family of solution with a plurality of devices according to the test. So only the annoying ads is not removed in the paid version, with a Monitoring of the network environment and Extra protection for Online Banking, you offers useful additional functions. If you don’t need that, and according to the test, but a great free solution. Here you can download you.

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An interesting Alternative for older computer Eset Internet Security. The protective effect is only minimally worse than in the case of Bitdefender, it cuts off in the handling better. And: it puts a strain on the computer a little less. Whether it is 18 Euro for one, or € 26 for three Computer value, you must decide for each user for themselves.

Windows Defender: The winner

As a Surprise, the good performance of the pre-installed Windows sees test Defenders. In the case of the detection of pests, he has now been with a lot of programs, some established programs, such as Avira even. Only the lack of Phishing protection prevents a better evaluation of the protection performance. The explanation: Microsoft built the feature in his Browser Edge. You use a Browser with Phishing protection, but a risk. Warentest advises, therefore, to rely on Chrome or an Edge, if you installed any additional anti-virus software. In view of the strong showing of the free BitDefender, one should consider the but anyway.

The full Test is available for a fee at test.de.

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DAB+Radio without Internet: Sony XDR S61D

The Sony XDR S61D the best DAB+Radio without an Internet connection. In addition to the cheap price from 80 Euro it offers very good reception in DAB+. FM reception is fine. With a power consumption of 0.7 watts in operation, it attracts less than many competitors in Standby mode, and even works in classic with batteries. A shortcoming of the comparison of only “satisfactory” sound. Overall rating: “good” (2.4) .

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