Although iOS is a safe platform that comes with security features built-in however, you’ll still require an antivirus application to ensure that your iPhone is safe. They can be harmful and cause your device to crash, or even open applications that you didn’t download or slow it down. It is good to know that antivirus software can detect malware and viruses before they can infect your device. The top antivirus programs have a speedy scan feature that checks every download and app data. They also include extra features, such as the ability to manage passwords as well as backups of contacts and a call blocking system.

Most of the best anti-virus applications have a free version that offers basic protection. However you’ll have upgrade to the premium version to access the more advanced features. Some of these features include the ability to use a VPN as well as an anti-theft feature along with a password manager and more. If you are worried about privacy, more advanced applications provide features such as a dark web monitoring tool to see if your private information is being leaking online.

Some of the best antivirus apps can be installed on multiple devices, so that everyone in a household can use them simultaneously. Be aware that some of these applications are sold on a yearly basis which can be costly when you need to pay for a number of years at the same time.