G Data Antivirus review

Powerful and effective PC security.

G Data Antivirus
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Our Verdict

G Data Antivirus is precise and reliable when it comes to stopping malware. There are some performance impact issues that can slow some systems down, but we think overall G Data Antivirus is worth at least a trial for most users.

For

  • Powerful antivirus
  • Effective spam filtering
  • Keylogger protection

Against

  • Negatively impacts performance
  • Minor scanning issues
  • Expensive

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G Data Antivirus is a complete PC security suite, and has earned a place in our roundup of the best antivirus software. Despite being G Data's entry-level antivirus software, it provides protection from exploits, anti-ransomware, URL filtering, spam filtering, and a dedicated browser that gives safety to online banking, shopping and any other financial transactions.

The program uses several technologies to keep you safe, including its own virus scanning engine. Also included is the Bitdefender engine, and a CYREN-based layer that can detect outbreaks instantly.

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The Verdict
4

out of 10

G Data Antivirus review

G Data Antivirus is precise and reliable when it comes to stopping malware. There are some performance impact issues that can slow some systems down, but we think overall G Data Antivirus is worth at least a trial for most users.

Sead Fadilpašić

Sead Fadilpašić works as a staff journalist at Cryptonews.com, where he regularly writes news on and analyses blockchain and cryptocurrency. Based in Sarajevo, Sead previously worked as a freelance journalist, with Techradar Pro being one of the titles he contributed to during this time.