Block malware, malicious links, phishing sites and more with BitDefender TrafficLight
March 21, 2011 – 08:19 | One Comment
Block malware, malicious links, phishing sites and more with BitDefender TrafficLight

The web is a dangerous place, packed with all kinds of threats, so it’s important to take steps to ensure your browsing security.
And browser add-ons aren’t always the answer. Many grab too many resources, and …

WinMHR combines the knowledge of 30 antivirus tools into one package
March 16, 2011 – 09:41 | Comments Off on WinMHR combines the knowledge of 30 antivirus tools into one package
WinMHR combines the knowledge of 30 antivirus tools into one package

No antivirus engine is perfect, even the market leaders will miss the occasional threat, and so installing just one security package could leave you exposed to risks.
WinMHR, though, will scan your system and use the …

Uncover deeply buried malware with ESET SysInspector
March 10, 2011 – 07:48 | Comments Off on Uncover deeply buried malware with ESET SysInspector
Uncover deeply buried malware with ESET SysInspector

Your PC is unstable, behaving very strangely, and you think there’s a good chance that it’s been infected by malware. Yet your antivirus software hasn’t noticed anything at all. So what do you do now?
ESET …

Review: avast! Free Antivirus 6.0
March 4, 2011 – 06:16 | Comments Off on Review: avast! Free Antivirus 6.0
Review: avast! Free Antivirus 6.0

Updates to stand-alone antivirus tools generally aren’t anything to get excited about. The interface might have changed colour, or maybe relocated a few buttons, and of course you’ll get the standard promises about improved accuracy, …

Norton 360 v5.0 released; rated 100% accurate by Dennis Labs
February 16, 2011 – 19:17 | 3 Comments
Norton 360 v5.0 released; rated 100% accurate by Dennis Labs

Symantec has released Norton 360 v5.0, the latest generation of its do-absolutely-everything security suite.
A revamped interface makes it easier to find your way around the suite’s many features. But the main improvements are behind the …

Outpost Security Suite FREE 7.1 adds second malware engine
February 9, 2011 – 09:49 | Comments Off on Outpost Security Suite FREE 7.1 adds second malware engine
Outpost Security Suite FREE 7.1 adds second malware engine

Agnitum has released version 7.1 of its flagship product, Outpost Security Suite FREE. It’s a maintenance upgrade for the most part, with under-the-hood bug fixes and minor tweaks – but there are some notable exceptions.
Top …

Comodo prepares to enter Mac security market
February 7, 2011 – 11:06 | One Comment
Comodo prepares to enter Mac security market

The free Mac antivirus market continues to expand with Comodo joining Sophos in releasing a free antivirus program for Mac users. Comodo Antivirus for Mac isn’t yet a finished product, but a public beta has …

avast! 6 Free beta adds enhanced sandboxing, website reputation plugin
January 30, 2011 – 18:36 | Comments Off on avast! 6 Free beta adds enhanced sandboxing, website reputation plugin
avast! 6 Free beta adds enhanced sandboxing, website reputation plugin

Free antivirus tools can occasionally be short on features, a little lacking in comparison to their commercial brothers.
Avast! has always been an exception, though, and the first public beta of avast! Free 6 extends the …

PC Tools releases free security tools
January 11, 2011 – 11:46 | Comments Off on PC Tools releases free security tools
PC Tools releases free security tools

Stealing your personal information and monitoring your every move apparently isn’t enough for some malware. The worst specimens also burrow deep into your PC, trying to evade scrutiny, and even prevent you from installing antivirus …

Avast updates its free and paid anti-virus suites to 5.1
January 3, 2011 – 16:50 | Comments Off on Avast updates its free and paid anti-virus suites to 5.1
Avast updates its free and paid anti-virus suites to 5.1

Avast! has released a major update for its anti-virus tool and internet security suite, delivering a host of improvements to most of the program’s major components, including its Behaviour Shield and anti-rootkit engine.
Avast! 5.1 builds …

Comodo Internet Security 5.3 improves rootkit detection, adds IPv6
December 30, 2010 – 13:44 | Comments Off on Comodo Internet Security 5.3 improves rootkit detection, adds IPv6
Comodo Internet Security 5.3 improves rootkit detection, adds IPv6

Comodo has released version 5.3 of their Internet Security firewall and antivirus suite.
Or, more specifically, version 5.3.174622.1216. Which may sound like it’s just some tedious maintenance release, but don’t be fooled – the program includes …