July 10, 2017

Avira Free Antivirus 15.0.28.28


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Avira Free Antivirus is a light yet powerful antivirus solution for home users, that provide comprehensive protection against all types of online threats (including worms, viruses, Trojans, and spyware), secures your data, protects your privacy and ensures your PC remains virus-free while working silently in the background. Avira Free Antivirus is more than a virus scanner; it gives you real-time anti-malware protection plus access to advanced privacy/anonymity and optimization tools (e.g. Avira Phantom VPN, Avira System Speedup, and Avira Software Updater).

Avira delivers swift and smooth system scans at the push of a button. With the industry's leading detection rates, Avira Free Antivirus provides: Advanced Real-Time Protection shields you in real time against 10s of millions of current and emerging malware threats daily. AntiAdware/AntiSpyware blocks unwanted Adware programs and online snoops, such as ISPs and other networks that try to collect your data.

Website Safety Advisor and Browser Tracking Blocker shows you safe search results, protects against harmful websites, blocks browser trackers for better internet privacy, and offers a price comparison tool for finding deals from trusted sites when you shop online (all included in the free web browser extension).

Furthermore, Avira Free Antivirus features an early warning system named "Protection Cloud", which analyzes unknown files in the cloud – anonymously – from millions of users, to protect you from threats as they emerge in real time. Avira is an award-winning, industry-leading anti-virus software which is trusted by 100 million users.

Avira Free Antivirus Key Features:
  • Free protection for life
  • Detects 99.99% of malware
  • Lightweight and easy to use
  • AntiAd/AntiSpyware
  • Real-time cloud scanning
  • Browser tracking blocker



Last Update: July 10, 2017

Current Version:
15.0.28.28 (Windows) / New 3.8.2.35 (Mac OS X)

License: Freeware

Languages: Multiple Languages

Supported Operating Systems:
Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 (32-Bit, 64-Bit)
Mac OS X 10.10 or later

Developer: Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG.

Homepage: Avira.com

  • Fixed AVIRA IPC Server Multiple Out-of-bounds Write Vulnerabilities.
  • Improved process protection for scanui.exe. (It was possible to kill scanui.exe with Process Protection option active).
  • Several New Scanner (shell extension scanner) fixes.
  • Fixed unresponsive system due to Real-Time Protection re-initialization.
  • Fixed possible hanging / frozen system on Windows 10 RS1 if Antivirus is installed.
  • Fixed Real-Time Protection crash on Windows 10 RS2.
  • Improved IPM handling in special circumstances.