Auslogics BoostSpeed 8 adds boot-time defrag, System Advisor
June 16, 2015 – 06:29 | No Comment
Auslogics BoostSpeed 8 adds boot-time defrag, System Advisor

Auslogics has released Auslogics BoostSpeed 8, the latest edition of its freemium Windows maintenance suite.
The new build brings back System Advisor, which scans your system and suggests tweaks (programs to uninstall, Windows services you can …

Norton Security 2016 beta is faster, Windows 10-ready
June 12, 2015 – 09:22 | No Comment
Norton Security 2016 beta is faster, Windows 10-ready

Symantec has announced public betas for Norton Security 2016 and Norton Security with Backup 2016.
This isn’t a major update, as the company admits, saying: “None of the changes we’ve made will be directly visible to …

Panda Global Protection 2016 beta now available
May 19, 2015 – 12:58 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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) …

Microsoft Office 2016 Public Preview now available
May 5, 2015 – 05:48 | Comments Off
Microsoft Office 2016 Public Preview now available

Microsoft has announced the release of Microsoft Office 2016 Public Preview for Windows 7 and later.
The build is free for everyone to try out, no Office 365 subscription required. Although beware, there is one potential …

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.

Advanced SystemCare 8 ramps up its security tools
November 11, 2014 – 12:09 | Comments Off
Advanced SystemCare 8 ramps up its security tools

IObit has announced the release of IObit Advanced SystemCare 8, a major update for its comprehensive PC maintenance toolkit.
A new “Protect” module includes tools to clean and manage your browser toolbars, customise Windows security settings, …

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.

AVAST 2015 adds Network Security check, HTTPS scanning, hardware-based virtualisation
October 21, 2014 – 17:48 | Comments Off
AVAST 2015 adds Network Security check, HTTPS scanning, hardware-based virtualisation

 AVAST Software has announced the release of its 2015 product lineup, including AVAST Free and Pro Antivirus 2015, AVAST Internet Security 2015, and AVAST Premier 2015.
All editions now include a Home Network Security option which …

Norton Security 2015 now available
September 23, 2014 – 14:51 | Comments Off
Norton Security 2015 now available

Symantec has announced the first full release of Norton Security ($79.99) and Norton Security with Backup ($89.99), its one-stop replacement for Norton Antivirus, Norton Internet Security and Norton 360.
The most obvious change is the revamped …