Market share held by the leading Windows anti-malware application vendors worldwide, as of January 2018

Global market share held by Windows anti-malware vendors 2018 This statistic shows the market share held by anti-malware vendors that offer applications designed for Windows as of January 2018. At that time, Avast held 19 percent of the anti-malware application market. Malware - or malicious software - is software designed to interfere with the regular operation of computer or mobiles without the users consent. This interference may include the destruction or gathering of data, unwanted advertising, or making a device vulnerable to undesired external control. Trojans and worms are the most common methods of malware infection to compromise computers worldwide, while China, Taiwan and Turkey are the countries with the highest rate of malware-infected computers. Sweden, Norway, and Japan are among the countries with the lowest rates of malware infection.
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Market share
AVAST Software a.s.19%
ESET14.03%
Malwarebytes Corporation12.73%
McAfee Inc8.41%
Safer-Networking Ltd6.5%
Webroot Inc6.38%
Bitdefender6.1%
Avira GmbH5.81%
Sophos Limited5.22%
Kaspersky Lab3.79%
Others-
Market share
AVAST Software a.s.19%
ESET14.03%
Malwarebytes Corporation12.73%
McAfee Inc8.41%
Safer-Networking Ltd6.5%
Webroot Inc6.38%
Bitdefender6.1%
Avira GmbH5.81%
Sophos Limited5.22%
Kaspersky Lab3.79%
Others-
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This statistic shows the market share held by anti-malware vendors that offer applications designed for Windows as of January 2018. At that time, Avast held 19 percent of the anti-malware application market. Malware - or malicious software - is software designed to interfere with the regular operation of computer or mobiles without the users consent. This interference may include the destruction or gathering of data, unwanted advertising, or making a device vulnerable to undesired external control. Trojans and worms are the most common methods of malware infection to compromise computers worldwide, while China, Taiwan and Turkey are the countries with the highest rate of malware-infected computers. Sweden, Norway, and Japan are among the countries with the lowest rates of malware infection.
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March 2017
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
January 2018

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