Awarded “The Most Popular Antivirus” by Ultradownloads


On January 8 2015, Brazil's second largest download site Ultradownloads named Baidu Antivirus as Brazil’s most popular antivirus software of 2014 based on public votes. Baidu Antivirus received 30.7 percent of all votes in this category, thus winning the title of “most popular antivirus in Brazil”. The web browser Chrome won “most popular browser”, and WinRAR was named the most popular compression tool.


The voting started from the beginning of December 2014, and included four world-famous programs in the antivirus category: AVG, AVAST, Avira and Baidu Antivirus. Baidu Antivirus received almost one third of all votes, and AVG and AVAST followed closely behind with 30% and 28.6% votes, respectively. Only 10.4% of all users chose Avira, a long-time player in the antivirus arena.

The article also praised Baidu Antivirus’s simple and clear interface and its multiple safety features including real-time protection, USB scanning, browser protection as well as cloud file scanning. 

The original Ultradownloads article can be found here (Portuguese language content):

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