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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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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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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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U.N. summit votes to support Internet eavesdropping

Deep packet inspection standard adopted despite Germany's warning that it will "empower" censorship. Other uses: detecting BitTorrent transfers and identifying "copyright protected audio content."

By December 5, 2012

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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

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Microsoft bombs another security test

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.

By January 16, 2013

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LinkedIn's leaky network security

Business network gets a pair of black eyes, while Flame continues to burn. Also: welcome to IPv6.

By June 8, 2012