Kaspersky 2016 adds Private Browsing, Change Control
July 29, 2015 – 08:20 | No Comment
Kaspersky 2016 adds Private Browsing, Change Control

Kaspersky Labs has released its 2016 editions of Kaspersky Anti-Virus, Kaspersky Internet Security and Kaspersky Total Security in Canada and the USA.
The suites now have a “Change Control” system which warns you of attempts to …

Uncover hidden malware with RunPE Detector
June 22, 2015 – 07:25 | No Comment
Uncover hidden malware with RunPE Detector

Malware uses many tricks to hide its process, and one of the most common is known as RunPE.
Essentially this involves starting a known and trusted process – Explorer.exe, say – in a suspended state, replacing …

Panda Global Protection 2016 beta now available
May 19, 2015 – 12:58 | Comments Off
Panda Global Protection 2016 beta now available

Panda Security has announced the first public beta of Panda Global Protection 2016, a revamp of its comprehensive all-round security suite.
The new release provides enhanced wifi protection, detecting and alerting you to potential vulnerabilities.

Emsisoft Anti-Malware and Emsisoft Internet Security 10 released
May 11, 2015 – 16:33 | Comments Off
Emsisoft Anti-Malware and Emsisoft Internet Security 10 released

Emsisoft has announced the release of Emsisoft Anti-Malware 10 and Emsisoft Internet Security 10.
The headline news is a dramatic cut in scan times, with a typical “Malware Scan” (aka the “Smart Scan” in previous editions) …

Scan your Mac for malware with KnockKnock UI
April 29, 2015 – 07:22 | Comments Off
Scan your Mac for malware with KnockKnock UI

Windows malware may get all the attention, but OS X can be vulnerable too, and if you think your Mac might be infected by something dubious then it’s important to take a closer look.
KnockKnock UI …

MRG Effitas releases latest Online Banking Browser Security report
March 4, 2015 – 10:14 | Comments Off
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 | Comments Off
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 …