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Microsoft's free anti-virus software, Security Essentials, has failed examinations conducted by AV-Test, for the second time in a row.
AVG Free might've flagged just a little in the past few years, but it's back with a shorter install, better usability, and faster scans.
Don't cancel your virus scans because they're inconvenient. Reschedule them!
Security expert Sophos has announced its latest antivirus product for Mac owners, and it's completely free.
Whenever I set up a new PC, these are the first programs I install.
False positives prompt confusion and anger among CA anti-virus users.
Encrypt and password-protect your files and folders with this powerful tool, which normally runs $39.95.
Symantec's widely used and much maligned line of Norton security suites will get a major overhaul in September.
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