MRG Effitas releases latest Online Banking Browser Security report
March 4, 2015 – 10:14 | No Comment
MRG Effitas releases latest Online Banking Browser Security report

Security research company MRG Effitas has released its Q4 2014 Online Banking Browser Security report, awarding certification to the top four products: Kaspersky Internet Security, Quarri POQ, Webroot SecureAnywhere and Zemana Antilogger.
MRG also tested security …

Avast 2015 update brings remote access for all, integrates browser cleanup
March 3, 2015 – 09:03 | No Comment
Avast 2015 update brings remote access for all, integrates browser cleanup

AVAST Software has released a new version of Avast Free Antivirus 2015, Avast Internet Security 2015 and Avast Premier 2015.
The big change is that the premier Access Anywhere feature has been replaced by a new …

Find hidden executables with MZreveal
February 18, 2015 – 14:20 | Comments Off
Find hidden executables with MZreveal

Malware uses many tricks to avoid detection. Sometimes this involves ultra-complicated, super-stealthy, rootkit-like Windows hooking. But often it’s no more advanced than giving an EXE or DLL file a much less worrying extension (virus.exe > …

Safely test antivirus software with EICARgen
February 17, 2015 – 05:55 | Comments Off
Safely test antivirus software with EICARgen

Your antivirus software claims to be working all the time, monitoring every file you access for any potential threats – but is this really how it is? EICARgen can help you find out.
This tiny freebie …

Clean PC infections with Trend Micro Anti-Threat Toolkit
February 11, 2015 – 07:06 | Comments Off
Clean PC infections with Trend Micro Anti-Threat Toolkit

Trend Micro may not always make the headlines, but it produces some great antivirus products which are loved by the independent testing labs (the company came top of the list in AV-Comparatives’ December 2014 Real-World …

Comodo Internet Security 8.1 tightens sandbox controls, enables PUP protection by default
February 5, 2015 – 10:41 | Comments Off
Comodo Internet Security 8.1 tightens sandbox controls, enables PUP protection by default

Comodo has updated its range of free and paid-for security tools with the releases of Comodo Internet Security Premium 8.1.0, Comodo Internet Security Pro 8.1.0 and Comodo Antivirus 8.1.0.
Version 8.1 sees a change in bundled …

Check and manage Win7+ and Mac security with OPSWAT GEARS
February 2, 2015 – 14:17 | Comments Off
Check and manage Win7+ and Mac security with OPSWAT GEARS

How secure is your computer? Finding out can take a little work. You might have to check your antivirus, firewall, backup program, maybe the Windows Action Center and various other system settings.
OPSWAT GEARS is a …

Detect and remove unknown malware with Ultimate Virus Sniffer
December 20, 2014 – 13:26 | Comments Off
Detect and remove unknown malware with Ultimate Virus Sniffer

If you run, download or otherwise access malware, then your regular antivirus software should normally detect the threat, step in and remove it for you, entirely automatically.
Brand new threats might bypass this layer of protection, …

Comodo 8 brings smarter sandboxing
November 19, 2014 – 07:44 | Comments Off
Comodo 8 brings smarter sandboxing

Comodo Group has announced the release of Comodo Antivirus 8 and Comodo Internet Security 8.
The new build brings smarter sandboxing with a new default “auto-sandboxing policy”, keeping unknown programs isolated from your system.

Review: Avast Internet Security 2015
November 5, 2014 – 13:38 | Comments Off
Review: Avast Internet Security 2015

Avast is famed for its free antivirus, which the company claims “offers the most-trusted security in the world”, protecting “more than 220 million people, businesses and mobile devices”.
If you need more power, the commercial Avast …

BullGuard Internet Security 2015 now available
November 4, 2014 – 17:27 | Comments Off
BullGuard Internet Security 2015 now available

BullGuard has announced the release of its all-in-one security suite, BullGuard Internet Security 2015.
Additions since the 2014 release include an “unwanted application” tool which detects and blocks browser hijackers.