Here's my list of the Best Computer Security Freeware.
Platform: Windows 2000, Server 2003, XP, Vista
Ad-Aware is a very popular Anti-spyware detection and removal tool. Ad-Aware 2007 is Lavasoft’s newest anit-spyware product. Ad-Aware scans your memory, registry, hard drives , removable drives, and optical drives for spyware and malware. This newest version comes with a fully redesigned engine.
Platform: Windows 98, Me, NT, 2000, XP, Windows Server 2003
Spyware Terminator is a anti-spyware scanner and removal tool with real-time protection. Spyware Terminator is free for both home and business use.
Platform: Windows 95, 98, NT, 2000, XP
SpywareBlaster is a protection program which prevents the installation of ActiveX-based spyware, adware, browser hijackers, dialers, and other unwanted software.
Search & Destroy 1.51
Platform: Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Vista
Search & Destroy has been around for many years. Good adware and spyware detection and removal tool
AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition
Platform: Windows 98, Me, NT, 2000, XP, Vista
AVG Anti-Virus protects your computer from viruses and malicious programs, includes a tool for scanning your hard drive and e-mail, as well as a real-time shield to prevent infections.
Platform: Windows 98, Me, 2000, XP Server 2003
CalmWin antiviurs Includes scheduler, virus database updates, standalone scanner, and Addin to MS Outlook.
Avast! 4 Home Edition
Platform: Windows 95,98, Me, NT, 2000, XP, Vista
Avast! Home Edition scans for viruses, worms and trojans. Home Edition is free for home noncomercial use.
Platform: Windows 2000, XP
Popular easy to use personal firewall that filters ingoing and outgoing traffic on your computer.
Zone Alarm Personal Firewall
Platform: Windows 98, Me, NT, 2000, XP
Popular Firewall that been around for years. Does a good job protecting your computer.
Platform: All Windows
Mazilla's Firefox is a more secure web browser than Internet Explorer.
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