- Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.0
- Panda Free Antivirus 2015
- Bitdefender Antivirus Free Edition (2014)
- Comodo Cleaning Essentials 6
- Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit Free
- Norton Power Eraser
"Going without antivirus protection isn't an option. Even if you don't care about your own computer, leaving it unprotected could let cyber-crooks turn it into a zombie minion and force it to participate in DDoS attacks. If you have any computers without antivirus software, you need to install protection. Right now. Don't worry; it doesn't have to cost you a penny.
Limited Lab Results
Most of the independent antivirus testing labs charge a fee to the vendors that they include in their evaluations. That may seem a bit counterintuitive, but someone has to pay the bills. Vendors who make only a free antivirus product often can't afford to participate in testing. Those with a spectrum of security solutions from free antivirus to high-end suite definitely can afford it, but the free product isn't always what they submit for testing. ..."
"Quite a few of the free products are cleanup-only tools, rather than full antivirus solutions. They're intended for use in an emergency, when malware prevents installation of a full solution. ...
Cleanup-only tools tend to be somewhat more aggressive than standard antivirus. ... Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.0 remains PCMag's Editors' Choice for free cleanup-only antivirus. "