If you have a newer computer with Windows 8 or Windows 10, it came with Windows Defender anti-virus already built in. It gives you at least basic anti-virus protection out of the box. But if you would like better than basic anti-virus protection, you might want to consider other options.
PC Magazine has rated the best FREE antivirus programs for 2015 (December 8, 2015).
Of course, there are many options from which to choose. You can review what the "How To Geek" has to say about protection for Windows 10.
No matter which anti-virus you choose, you must remember to keep it updated - not only for your protection, but for the protection of those with whom you communicate.
And do not forget to keep your browser(s) up to date also. The best anti-virus program will not protect you as you expect if your browser is not also up to date.
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