McAfee and Webroot are two of the leading cybersecurity brands that shield users from online threats. Both provide cloud security that doesn’t affect device performance. Both have a user-friendly interface and feature rich security tools. Both have high scores for customer support and a huge guidebook that can help users solve their problems.
Both are well-known for their security against malware. Both have received top marks in third-party testing and provide a range of features such as a firewall, password manager, and automatic scanning. They provide a free 30-day trial to new customers.
The most recent version of McAfee Total Protection has a sleek design and an intuitive interface for users. The main dashboard is decluttered and comprises three feature categories: PC security, identity, and privacy. A status bar is included that provides alerts and reports.
Webroot has a minimalistic design. Its products sport a user-friendly interface that doesn’t occupy too many system resources. The user interface is divided into abstract sections and the main dashboard lists your license period and your device’s status and the latest scan results.
McAfee is more effective in protecting against malware than Webroot. Its Antivirus + Internet Security suite has a higher score than Webroot in AVTest and AVComparatives. Its Realtime Shield, Infrared Protection Engine and Infrared Protection Engine all work together to block malicious software and learn how to identify future zero day threats. Secure Erase is a great feature that lets you permanently erase files on Mac and Windows computers by rewriting the original data with random data. This makes it impossible for malware to recover.