AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 debuts zero-day protection, redesigned user interface
September 10, 2014 – 09:11 | No Comment
AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 debuts zero-day protection, redesigned user interface

AVG Technologies has updated its entire range of PC products, launching AVG AntiVirus Free 2015, AVG AntiVirus 2015, AVG Internet Security 2015 and AVG PC TuneUp 2015.
After the relatively major changes introduced in the 2014 …

Emsisoft Internet Security 9.0 released, integrates firewall into existing anti-malware protection
September 8, 2014 – 11:38 | No Comment
Emsisoft Internet Security 9.0 released, integrates firewall into existing anti-malware protection

Emsisoft GmbH has unveiled its first integrated security suite for Windows in the form of Emsisoft Internet Security 9.0. The suite comprises all the functionality of Emsisoft Anti-Malware, plus the core engine from its Online …

GlassWire is an easy-to-use network monitor
August 28, 2014 – 09:38 | No Comment
GlassWire is an easy-to-use network monitor

Whether you’re concerned about security, or just hoping to optimise your PC’s performance, understanding what’s accessing your internet connection can be very helpful.
Network monitors will tell you more, but they’re often targeted at experts, weighed …

Norton Security 2015 Betas unveiled, sport name change, improved protection and facelift
July 9, 2014 – 16:25 | Comments Off
Norton Security 2015 Betas unveiled, sport name change, improved protection and facelift

Symantec has unveiled the first public betas of its forthcoming Norton security products. Norton Security 2015 Beta and Norton Security with Backup 2015 Beta reveal the company’s attempt to harmonise its two main security products.
Both …

Panda releases first Panda Global Protection 2015 beta
June 13, 2014 – 11:38 | Comments Off
Panda releases first Panda Global Protection 2015 beta

Panda Security has released the first public Windows beta for Panda Global Protection 2015, its all-in-one internet security suite.
A stack of new features starts with the Data Shield, a very configurable way to protect your …

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 …