Panda releases Panda Cloud Antivirus Beta 2.9 ahead of final version 3 release
February 18, 2014 – 13:24 | Comments Off
Panda releases Panda Cloud Antivirus Beta 2.9 ahead of final version 3 release

Panda Security has released Panda Cloud Antivirus Beta 2.9, a major revision of its popular cloud-based antivirus tool for Windows PCs.
The beta – which will become version 3.0 on its final release – includes a …

Take control of the Windows firewall with Tweaking.com’s “Allow, Block or Remove”
December 10, 2013 – 10:20 | Comments Off
Take control of the Windows firewall with Tweaking.com’s “Allow, Block or Remove”

If you’re currently using the Windows firewall then you’ll know the system can work well: it’s lightweight, configurable, and generally does a good job of blocking incoming attacks. But it’s not always easy to use, …

Emsisoft Online Armor 7.0 released
October 15, 2013 – 09:31 | 2 Comments
Emsisoft Online Armor 7.0 released

Emsisoft has announced the availability of Emsisoft Online Armor 7.0, the latest edition of its versatile firewall. The update doesn’t bring any new features, and instead optimises the program’s existing features for enhanced usability, protection …

Review: Kaspersky Internet Security 2014
September 29, 2013 – 18:33 | One Comment
Review: Kaspersky Internet Security 2014

Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 makes big claims about its malware-blocking technology. But how would the suite perform in real life? We decided to find out.
Installation proved straightforward enough, if a little slow; the suite doesn’t …

Review: Bitdefender Total Security 2014
July 3, 2013 – 08:34 | Comments Off
Review: Bitdefender Total Security 2014

When you buy a program with “Total” in the name then you’ll probably expect a very complete feature list, and Bitdefender Total Security 2014 (list $69.95) certainly doesn’t disappoint: you get antivirus, a firewall, antispam, …

Comodo unveils Internet Security, Firewall and Antivirus 6.2
June 20, 2013 – 08:22 | Comments Off
Comodo unveils Internet Security, Firewall and Antivirus 6.2

Comodo has announced the public availability of Comodo Internet Security 6.2, Firewall 6.2 and Antivirus 6.2. These are more than just maintenance releases, too – there are some genuinely significant developments.
Right-click the Comodo icon and …

Symantec updates Norton 2013 range to v20.4, adds Backup widget, fixes incompatibility with Malwarebytes
June 18, 2013 – 11:45 | Comments Off
Symantec updates Norton 2013 range to v20.4, adds Backup widget, fixes incompatibility with Malwarebytes

Symantec has updated its suite of Windows security products with the release of Norton Antivirus 2013 v20.4, Norton Internet Security 2013 v20.4 and Norton 360 2013 v20.4. Version 20.4 is primarily a bug-fix release, with …

Review: avast! Internet Security 8
March 31, 2013 – 17:25 | Comments Off
Review: avast! Internet Security 8

Avast! 8 is the latest generation of avast!’s security range, and as usual it’s available in several different packages, from the basic avast! Free 8 to the do-everything Premier build.
If you just want solid, standard …

Norton AntiVirus 2013, Norton Internet Security 2013 and Norton 360 2013 get v20.3 maintenance releases
March 4, 2013 – 12:28 | Comments Off
Norton AntiVirus 2013, Norton Internet Security 2013 and Norton 360 2013 get v20.3 maintenance releases

Norton has refreshed its entire 2013 security range with the release of Norton Antivirus 2013 v20.3, Norton Internet Security 2013 v20.3 and Norton 360 v20.3. The update should be applied automatically to all existing Norton …

Kaspersky PURE 3.0 Total Security improves browsing protection, adds online backup
February 27, 2013 – 12:00 | Comments Off
Kaspersky PURE 3.0 Total Security improves browsing protection, adds online backup

Kaspersky Labs has released Kaspersky PURE 3.0 Total Security, the latest edition of their extremely comprehensive security suite.
And although you might have thought the package already included just about every security option you could possibly …

Review: Comodo Internet Security Pro 2013
January 9, 2013 – 06:21 | 2 Comments
Review: Comodo Internet Security Pro 2013

What do you really want from a security suite? Most companies appear to believe the answer is “as many features as possible”, and so they’ll cram their products with as many vaguely security-related tools as …