Avast has been stopping ransomware for years, and we’re only getting better with age. We’ll keep your computer and all your files safe from this threat.
Six layers of security ensure we catch ransomware well before it has a chance to do any damage to your data.
New and improved ransomware floods the internet daily, but we upgrade our software every few minutes to keep you ahead of the tide.
We’re not one-trick ponies: we’ll stop any malware that’s putting your PC, your data, or your peace of mind at risk.
After rigorously testing 18 of the world's most popular antivirus services, independent test lab AV-Comparatives awarded Product of the Year 2018 to Avast Free Antivirus. And you can download it for free right here:
We’ve packed the world’s largest threat-detection network and machine-learning malware protection into a single, lightweight malware scan and removal tool that won’t slow down your PC. And did we mention, it’s 100% free?
Avast has been protecting people for a long time. Your safety is our top priority, and your trust is our biggest reward. But sometimes it feels good to be recognized by the experts, too.
But don’t just take our word for it.
The UI for your software - amazing. Great work over the years. Can't say enough good things!
Thank you, Avast, for the excellent work you do. I run your antivirus software on both my Mac OS X and my Windows machines. You have the best products on the market, period.
I’ve been using Avast for over a year and have found it one of the best free software protection devices on market.
Ransomware doesn’t only try to hold your PC hostage, it will try to encrypt your files on any device it can access, including your Mac and your mobile phone. Avast can protect and remove the underlying ransomware malware from those devices.
For your Mac, we have the free Avast Security for Mac, which improves your Mac’s impressive built-in security with specialized protection against threats of all kinds. It also scans your wireless network to ensure nothing sneaks in without your knowledge.
For your favorite Android devices, we have another free solution: Avast Mobile Security for Android. Give your phone the same ransomware-stopping power your PC enjoys, plus tools to boost your battery life and find your device if it ever gets lost.
Avast Free Antivirus is the best free anti-ransomware tool you can get to keep your PC safe, or to remove ransomware from an infected system. And best of all? It’s absolutely free.