As noted below, PC Magazine recently noted key anti-virus tools in recent article:
* Best Cleanup — the free Malwarebytes utility excels at cleanup
* Best Installation Experience — Malwarebytes, Webroot, and Bitdefender are among those that took a five-star rating
* Best Free Antivirus — Malwarebytes is free, but it’s cleanup-only. For ongoing protection, so you won’t have to come clean up again next week, consider AVG.
* Best Ongoing Protection — Norton excels at blocking access to malicious and fraudulent websites. AVG and Webroot were among those that detected almost every threat