McAfee is one of the best internet security suites available. It is a top-quality malware scanner, as well as numerous features that include password manager, VPN, and file shredder at a reasonable cost. And it can cover a huge number of devices in a single subscription.

McAfee is a reliable performer however it can slow down your computer at times. In tests by AV Comparatives an analysis of 366,872 test computer’s files took over an hour and used 3.20% processor memory. This was a middle. A quick scan took only eight minutes to scan the areas where viruses are most likely to be discovered, such as registry entries and system files.

The technical support provided by the company is exceptional. It provides a community forum, 24/7 phone and chat support, as well as a vast knowledge base. It also provides virtual assistance as well as a tool that assesses your device’s vulnerability. To reach a customer support agent, you have to fill out a long form that includes your name along with your last name, phone number and email address. You must also verify both.

McAfee’s separating of its features into separate applications is irritating. The Mac app, for example it doesn’t allow you to search and only redirects you to the website. This makes it much more difficult to navigate the parental controls and identity theft protections than competitors’ total packages.