Microsoft no longer supports XP users, but a host of antivirus products tested by AV-Test can still defend you from viruses.
A recent test by the folks at AV-Test reveals the winners and losers among security software for Google's mobile OS.
The first security suite tests are in on Windows 8.1, and the picture remains mediocre for most of them. Still, almost all of them improved on Windows 8.1's default security.
An independent testing lab in Germany finds search engines aren't 100 percent effective at removing malicious sites from results -- and Microsoft's Bing is less effective than Google.
Even without a security suite, Windows 8 is safer than Windows 7. Adding just about any third-party security suite makes it even safer, a new study finds.
Testing security suites isn't glamorous, but effective software can be all that keeps you from an infected machine. Here's how CNET determines security suite performance.
AV-Test.org's latest security-suite efficacy test fails Microsoft Security Essentials -- for the second time in a row. This time, though, it's not alone.
The antivirus program didn't do so hot in a recent test, which isn't sitting well with the folks at Redmond.
Microsoft's free anti-virus software, Security Essentials, has failed examinations conducted by AV-Test, for the second time in a row.
Android is the mobile equivalent of Windows -- hugely popular and open to security threats such as malware. Here's how to keep safe.