The AV-Test November/December Windows 10 Home User test results are in! Here's how they test:
"During November and December 2020 we continuously evaluated 21 home user security products using their default settings. We always used the most current publicly-available version of all products for the testing. They were allowed to update themselves at any time and query their in-the-cloud services. We focused on realistic test scenarios and challenged the products against real-world threats. Products had to demonstrate their capabilities using all components and protection layers."
These products were certified as the top Antiviruses for Windows 10 home-user machines in the November/December 2020 tests.
Top Products that rated 6/6 (top score is 6) in all categories presented in alphabetical order:
These are also rated Top Products, but took a hit for slowing down computer during usage:
Also of note:
To see the entire list and detailed scores go to AV-Test and click on the individual product for their summary. The IT security institute has detailed testing on a number of different products, including Mac, Android and the Internet of Things.