Top 5 Windows Security Apps to Use

By: Ivan Jenic
3 minute read

Unfortunately Windows App Store doesn’t offer a lot of quality security apps, but it certainly has some worth mentioning. So, we made a list of five best security apps which could be found in the Windows App Store so far. We featured various security tools in this list, including some file scanners, password encryption tools, additional tools for some desktop antiviruses, and so on.

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Kaspersky Now

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Kaspersky Now is definitely the best additional tool for any Kaspersky Antivirus product or service. Kaspersky Now displays your PC’s protection status, right in your Windows 8 User Interface. Even if you don’t have any Kaspersky Lab products installed on your PC, Kaspersky Now still provides you some valuable information about your system’s security. It also provides a RSS Feed, from Kaspersky’s security website securelist.com. Kaspersky Now is compatible with: Kaspersky Internet Security 2014, Kaspersky Internet Security 2013, Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2014,Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2013.

Password Padlock

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With Password Padlock you can easily manage all your passwords. This simple password master uses very efficient AES-256 encryption to keep your files absolutely safe. Password Padlock offers you an option to backup and restore all encrypted passwords to OneDrive. You can even backup your passwords on one device, and restore them on another. Passwords are also very easy to manage, because they’re organized into categories. Another great feature of Password Padlock is the fact that it has no adds.

McAfee Central

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McAfee Central provides unites all subscriptions, status updates and McAfee features to one place. The app sends you the security status, which provides you with a protection overview, and alerts you to all potential risks and threats for your system. With Membership overview, you can easily manage your subscription, so you’ll could always extend it on time. McAfee Central offers you the LiveSafe feature, a personal locker tile which allows you to store all your important documents in a secure online vault. All in all, McAfee Central is definitely one of the best security apps from the Windows App Store.

Total Virus Scanner

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Total Virus Scanner is an online file scanner. It scans all your desired files and applications, and informs you about all malicious activities on your (viruses, trojans, worms) on your uploaded files. This app also allows you to upload any unknown application to this app. But, Total Virus Scanner does not provide real-time protection, so if you want to be safe all the time, you must look for another security app.

VPN Shield Subscription

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VPN Shield Subscription is an additional tool for VPN Shield desktop and mobile applications. So logically, you can’t use VPN Shield Subscription without having VPN Shield desktop application for Windows installed on your computer. This app offers you a wide range of subscription options, from just a few days, to a whole year. It also allows a various payment methods, so you can get your subscription from anywhere in the world. All you need to do is to create your VPN Shiled account, and you’re good to go.

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