Bitdefender has been a global leader in cybersecurity since 2001 and is used on millions of devices across the globe (by their own reporting). The software can anticipate, detect, and instantly block threats using cutting-edge artificial intelligence.
One of the important advantages of Bitdefender software is that it doesn’t require much storage space on devices, leaving more room for the things you love. Plus, the software is compatible with most types of devices and operating systems.
Bitdefender is clearly a winner in the eyes of the Aussie public, taking home awards for outstanding customer satisfaction, great performance, excellent features, value for money, and most recommended.
With more than 30 years in the antivirus and internet security industry, Trend Micro software is backed by innovation and experience. The list of threats Trend Micro protects against ranges from viruses to malware, ransomware, and spyware.
Other highlights include features that keep kids safe online, password management, and a secure VPN to protect your privacy (depending on the package purchased). A team of dedicated customer service support specialists is also available 24/7 to guide customers through any issues.
Taking out four awards, Trend Micro scored recognition for overall customer satisfaction, great performance, excellent customer service, and for having great features.
Malwarebytes aims to bring cyber protection to every type of person, as they say – “from grandparents to geeks”! Whether you’re at home or on the go, for work or for personal use, there’s an option to suit your needs. They offer multi-device protection and VPN access across a wide assortment of operating systems and browsers.
This year saw Malwarebytes winning titles for their excellent features, as well as offering customers the best value for money and standing out as one of the most recommended brands.
As the name implies, NordVPN allows you to keep your digital activity protected, offering the encryption of a Virtual Private Network (VPN). Browse confidently across any device or operating system with built-in malware protection from NordVPN’s Threat Protection feature, or take advantage of access to your files from anywhere with the Meshnet service. You can also get notified if your information is found on the dark web.
NordVPN has focused on creating easy-to-use software with 24/7 customer support. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, then, to see them taking out a People’s Choice Award for excellent customer service as well as most recommended.
Which antivirus software provider is the best?
There is no one antivirus software that will suit everyone’s individual needs for their online activity. The Mozo People’s Choice Awards are a good starting point as you choose the right one for you, highlighting brands that are mentioned by Australian customers for their excellent features, value for money, customer service, and more.
How many antivirus brands were considered for the Mozo People’s Choice Awards?
There were 26 antivirus software brands rated by survey respondents in the 2023 Mozo People’s Choice Awards. To see the full list of brands, see our People’s Choice Methodology Report.
How did you determine the winners for each antivirus award?
930 Australians were surveyed on their feedback for antivirus software, and any brand that received more than 30 mentions was eligible for inclusion. These were then ranked by our judges according to their average rating. The winners represent roughly the top 10% of brands in each category - to find out more, read the full methodology report.
I work for one of the winning brands. How can we promote our win?
Congratulations! We have a wide range of promotional options available if you wish to advertise your win. To do so, get in touch with our account management team.