Malwarebytes vs. Norton

Our digital-security team compared antivirus programs Malwarebytes and Norton head to head, and Norton came out on top.

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By Aliza Vigderman Aliza Vigderman, Senior Editor, Industry Analyst
9.5 /10
  • Antivirus software is available on its own or bundled with credit monitoring, parental controls, VPNs, etc.
  • Prices start at $1.66 per month, billed yearly
  • Plans available for iOS, macOS, Windows and Android devices
7.9 /10
  • Software for antivirus, VPN, secure browsing and adware removal
  • Antivirus software starts at around $45 a year for one device
  • 14-day free trial of antivirus software for Windows, 30-day trial for iOS
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  4. (2024). Norton Antivirus Review.