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Still running Windows XP? Antivirus products put to the test

Microsoft no longer supports XP users, but a host of antivirus products tested by AV-Test can still defend you from viruses.

By July 21, 2014

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Outrage grows as Google axes some Chrome extensions

Google's hard stance against Chrome extensions for Windows hosted outside the Chrome Web Store angers some businesses and their customers.

By June 16, 2014

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Fake Malaysia Airlines links spread malware

Don't click that link! Viral Facebook posts with shocking video of Malaysia Airlines MH370 are a scam.

By March 17, 2014

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Should malware risks factor into the iPhone vs. Android debate?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers advice about whether the risk of malware should factor into a reader's decision about which smartphone OS to buy.

By December 7, 2012

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How you may have inadvertently participated in recent DDoS attacks

The botnets driving the recent distributed denial of service attacks are powered by millions of infected computers. Their coordinated flood of requests overwhelms the Internet's DNS servers, slowing them down and even knocking the servers offline. The long-term solution for site operators and visitors alike may rely on reluctant ISPs working together.

By April 2, 2013

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Microsoft to Windows XP users: The jig is up

Today marks the last day of official support for XP. So what does that mean for the aged operating system and its many steadfast users?

By April 8, 2014

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How we test antivirus and security software

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.

By February 14, 2013

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Microsoft Windows RT

Windows RT is a strange beast. On the one hand, speed, security, and the best of Windows 8 make RT a pleasure to use. But app restrictions make Windows RT confusing, and the limited availability of apps undercuts the operating system's usefulness.

November 12, 2012

3 stars Editors' rating November 12, 2012

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Researchers slip malware onto Apple's App Store, again

Georgia Tech security researchers this week noted they managed to successfully slip some malware onto the App Store in May.

By August 16, 2013

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Traces of malware activity detected in App Store game

A suspicious iframe link has been detected in an App Store program. Here's why you shouldn't worry.

By May 3, 2013