Digital Citizen Awards: The most popular antivirus product of the year 2018

This year we asked our readers again to cast a vote for their favorite antivirus product. The nominees from which you could choose were the best security products we reviewed in the last couple of months. Alphabetically, your choices were: Bitdefender Total Security, BullGuard Premium Protection, ESET Smart Security Premium, F-Secure Total, G Data Total Security, and Kaspersky Total Security. The voting has ended, and it is time to reveal the antivirus product who won the "Reader's Choice 2018" award:

Digital Citizen 2018: The Reader's Choice award goes to Bitdefender

The antivirus product that won this year's "Reader's Choice" award is Bitdefender Total Security.

In our public voting campaign, 64% of the votes were for Bitdefender Total Security as the "Reader's Choice" antivirus product of the year. You can see the distribution of all the votes in the pie chart below. As you can see, Bitdefender was followed by Kaspersky and ESET. F-Secure, G Data and Bullguard were far behind the first three most popular antivirus brands.

All the products that we nominated for this award are highly efficient security solutions. However, none of them managed to win the readers' hearts as Bitdefender did. The company wins this award for the third year in a row, proving that their antivirus products are highly popular with our readers. This year's awards are extraordinary for Bitdefender, as our editorial team has also chosen Bitdefender Total Security for the title of the best security product of the year, due to its excellent performance in our testing.

Why did you vote for Bitdefender?

There are many reasons to vote for Bitdefender Total Security as the best antivirus product of the year. If you voted for Bitdefender and did not yet comment on their products, do so now. Why did you choose Bitdefender Total Security as the best security product of the year?