PissedConsumer.com strives to provide consumers with the right information to make informed purchasing decisions. Our website collected and compiled various consumer reviews about Bitdefender and Kaspersky Lab as well as customer ratings and recommendations for these brands. Each brand score is calculated based on set of relevant criteria and displays company performance over time.

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Bitdefender and Kaspersky Lab Overview

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Bitdefender was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Aug 5, 2009 and since then this brand received 213 reviews. It is 105 reviews more than Kaspersky Lab received since Apr 20, 2010. According to received "Issue Resolved" consumers' votes, a consumer is more likely to resolve issues with Bitdefender customer support team than with Kaspersky Lab customer service.

Bitdefender and Kaspersky Lab Consumer Ratings

157 out of 1359 in Software category
189 out of 1359 in Software category
Customer service
142 in category
144 in category
Product or Service Quality
112 in category
118 in category
126 in category
152 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Bitdefender ranks 32 points higher in the Software category than Kaspersky Lab. People gave Bitdefender 1.2 stars for Customer service criterion in Software category and it is 252 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, Kaspersky Lab was rated 1.2 stars for Customer service criterion in this category and it is 250 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Product or Service Quality criterion, than we see that Bitdefender has a higher rating than Kaspersky Lab. Regarding Website criterion, consumers gave Bitdefender 2.1 stars and it is 68% greater than other in category. Kaspersky Lab however was rated 2 stars and it is 61% greater than other in category.

Bitdefender and Kaspersky Lab Rating Details

Customer service
1.2 (110 reviews)
1.2 (50 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...about giving them a credit card #, or you will get charged MAX renewal price (even if you've turned OFF auto-renewal!), and good luck getting any help from customer service (which is in ROMANIA) to help. AVOID. Stick with another competitor from a less sneaky manufacturer, in a country that speaks your native...


...I contacted the company and all I got is a run around for hours, finally I told customer service to forget it. $15. 00 isn't worth all this so I told them to cancel my order, I had 3 weeks of service left so they canceled my order and discontinued my exsisting service...

Charles C
Product or Service Quality
1.9 (104 reviews)
1.8 (39 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...I have cancelled the subscription two days prior to renewal for poor service and high charges and requested a refund. Its been two weeks and no one seems bothered to reply. Please be aware, refunds policy seems to be far away...

Camilo F

It looked suspicious since the card was not in use and I had not ordered any products online. I then replied to the fake e-mail used in the transaction asking them why they charged my account and got the following weird reply: Dear Sir / Madam, Thank you very much for your interest in our company...

2.1 (101 reviews)
2 (36 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...I waded through their horrible website to find a solution with no luck. It took me FOREVER to find their phone numbers. The first one said it wasn't accepting calls & the other one didn't ring or anything...


I also cant open Kaspersky on my computer anymore and I cannot log in on their website anymore (still have one year on my subscription left). If that isn't bad enough, you can only request help on their website by signing in (which I cant do anymore) so I called their help number. I spoke to an...

John H

Bitdefender and Kaspersky Lab Pros and Cons

  • When it ran originally
  • Was happy till now
  • Product and interface
  • Uninstalling their software
  • Promised the protection
  • Until oct 15 2017 when antivirus quit
  • Customer service
  • Unresponsive customer service
  • Technical support
  • Customer service
  • Very poor customer service
  • That their support demanded more money from us to help us

Bitdefender and Kaspersky Lab Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews

A few days ago, I can't boot my pc normally. It shows a slight windows opening then pitch black. I can only go on safe...


I've been doing IT for the past 25 years and am now retired, doing PC/Mac repair and servicing as a sideline. Over the...

Bitdefender and Kaspersky Lab Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews

After a review in PCMagazine rated this product very high, I purchased it online. The site kept referring to a download...


I give Kaspersky one star only because there is no option for ZERO stars. As mentioned in several of the reviews their...

Bitdefender and Kaspersky Lab Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

I purchased bitdefender 2019 for £19.99 but forgot to turn off auto renewal.Now they have charged me £39.99 for 2020 ren...

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On June 29th, 2019 a fraudulent transaction was posted to my account in the amount of $76.99. It looked suspicious since...

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Bitdefender and Kaspersky Lab Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Bitdefender Antivirus (38 reviews)
  • Bitdefender Subscription (24 reviews)
  • Bitdefender Customer Care (21 reviews)
  • Kaspersky Lab Antivirus (18 reviews)
  • Kaspersky Lab Technical Support (13 reviews)
  • Kaspersky Lab Total Security Antivirus (11 reviews)