Market share held by the leading Windows anti-malware application vendors worldwide, as of August 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 August 2018. At that time, Avast held 17 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.17.04%
Malwarebytes Corporation13.34%
McAfee Inc11.73%
ESET11.52%
Bitdefender8.52%
Webroot Inc6.99%
Kaspersky Lab6.25%
Safer-Networking Ltd5.96%
Avira GmbH5.1%
Sophos Limited3.83%
Others-
Market share
AVAST Software a.s.17.04%
Malwarebytes Corporation13.34%
McAfee Inc11.73%
ESET11.52%
Bitdefender8.52%
Webroot Inc6.99%
Kaspersky Lab6.25%
Safer-Networking Ltd5.96%
Avira GmbH5.1%
Sophos Limited3.83%
Others-
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This statistic shows the market share held by anti-malware vendors that offer applications designed for Windows as of August 2018. At that time, Avast held 17 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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Release date
September 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
August 2018

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