The latest AV-Test October 2018 report rates Malwarebytes as the poorest performing security suite
November 29, 2018 – 06:30 | Comments Off on The latest AV-Test October 2018 report rates Malwarebytes as the poorest performing security suite
The latest AV-Test October 2018 report rates Malwarebytes as the poorest performing security suite

The entire point of purchasing security suite is so you know it has your back. You want it to be assured the company has invested heavily in development to make sure it can counter the …

Norton Security Premium 2017 gets first public beta
April 19, 2016 – 16:39 | Comments Off on Norton Security Premium 2017 gets first public beta
Norton Security Premium 2017 gets first public beta

Symantec has released a first public beta of Norton Security Premium 2017, the next generation of its high end security suite.
The new edition introduces “Proactive Exploit Protection”, which aims to prevent malware exploiting holes in …

Norton Security 2016 beta is faster, Windows 10-ready
June 12, 2015 – 09:22 | Comments Off on Norton Security 2016 beta is faster, Windows 10-ready
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 …

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

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

PassMark Software reveals best-performing 2014 security software
February 4, 2014 – 13:50 | Comments Off on PassMark Software reveals best-performing 2014 security software
PassMark Software reveals best-performing 2014 security software

PassMark Software has released its “2014 Consumer Security Products Performance Benchmarks” report, the results of in-depth testing on the speed and impact on your system of 16 leading security packages.
First place in the security suite …

AV-Test reveals the top security solutions for Windows 8.1
January 21, 2014 – 16:07 | Comments Off on AV-Test reveals the top security solutions for Windows 8.1
AV-Test reveals the top security solutions for Windows 8.1

Independent testing lab AV-TEST has revealed its list of the best security solutions for Windows 8.1, according to the company’s November/ December 2013 tests.
Six suites were locked at top of the list for protection with …

Norton 2014 improves protection and repair, supports Windows 8.1
September 5, 2013 – 10:04 | Comments Off on Norton 2014 improves protection and repair, supports Windows 8.1
Norton 2014 improves protection and repair, supports Windows 8.1

Symantec has unveiled its Norton 2014 lineup (aka version 21), including Norton AntiVirus, Norton Internet Security and Norton 360. For the most part these look and behave much like the previous versions, but there are …

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

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

Check out these amazing February deals from the Downloadcrew Software Store
February 22, 2013 – 11:56 | Comments Off on Check out these amazing February deals from the Downloadcrew Software Store
Check out these amazing February deals from the Downloadcrew Software Store

We’re now well in to the new year, with the February software offers live through the Downloadcrew Software Store.
You may have picked up a brand new Windows 8 computer during the festive season. If so, …