Yes, having both types of software will help keep your computer and personal information safe from modern attacks. Some of these attacks occur from browser and external downloads. It’s recommended that you use both anti-virus and anti-malware. Most Anti-malware and Anti-Virus softwares are updated automatically to ensure ongoing protection against the latest Malware and Viruses.
Security software that protects you from malicious attacks; protects your device and private data from becoming exploited on the web. Running at least the very basic protection is always advised.
Free Security software works well and we feature a number of excellent free software products. Most of these allow you to upgrade to a paid version to unlock more features. It is always recommended to start with the Free version to find the software that suites your needs.