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anti-virus software

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Microsoft anti-virus fails security check, vows to do better

Microsoft's free anti-virus software, Security Essentials, has failed examinations conducted by AV-Test, for the second time in a row.

By January 17, 2013

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China dumps Symantec, Kaspersky Lab from approved vendors

Chinese officials no longer approve the use of the two antivirus software vendors, according to reports.

By August 4, 2014

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Play Battlefield 4 (Win) free for a week

You don't get to keep the game forever, but you do get unlimited single- and multiplayer action for a full 168 hours. Plus: two additional freebies!

By August 8, 2014

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Hack an airplane? Researchers reveal new security concerns

Upcoming hacking conferences shine a light on the state of cybersecurity. Researchers will present hacking risks with USB drives and fitness trackers, and aircraft systems via in-flight Wi-Fi.

By August 4, 2014

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Intel renames McAfee software, John McAfee "elated"

Intel is changing the name of its McAfee anti-virus software to remove the association to security software enfant terrible John McAfee.

By January 8, 2014

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Tech Retrospect: Heartbleed causes heartburn and Windows XP gets put to pasture

Miss a few stories this week? We'll bring you up to speed with this rundown of all the tech news.

By April 11, 2014

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Former Mozilla CEO to head security-software maker AVG

Gary Kovacs gets the nod to guide AVG, where he'll be forced to contend with problems not unlike those he faced at Mozilla.

By July 30, 2013

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Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac is free (and a good idea)

Security expert Sophos has announced its latest antivirus product for Mac owners, and it's completely free.

By November 9, 2010

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Vertu Constellation is a £4,000 dual-core Android phone

If your wallet's as bottomless as Scrooge McDuck's and your hunger for calfskin and titanium is insatiable, Vertu's new luxury blower could be for you.

By October 2, 2013

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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