Best malware removal software

Thomas Macaulay
Thomas Macaulay

Thomas Macaulay

Tom is online editor. He studied English Literature and History at Sussex University before gaining a Masters in Newspaper Journalism from City University. He's particularly interested in the public sector and the ethical implications of emerging technologies.

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Malware, short for malicious software, is an umbrella term for any software designed to damage your IT environment, from worms to trojan horses. It often aims to steal some form of information.

Malware costs companies billions of pounds in financial losses every year, but help is at hand thanks to a wide range of tools that reduce the threats and support the recovery if an attack succeeds.

These are our pick of the best of the bunch:

  1. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
  2. Bitdefender Antivirus
  3. AVG AntiVirus

Read on for details and the rest of the list.

Read next: Best free spyware removal tools

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