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Avira AntiVir Personal 8

AntiVir Personal 8 provides more than adequate malicious-software protection, but for the price, we expected more features and polish.

By December 2, 2008

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Antiviral marketing: Kaspersky and me

Russian security vendor Kaspersky turns to YouTube for funny, edgy advertising campaign.

By October 10, 2007


A second look at online virus-scan services

Free services supplement your real-time antivirus software and other PC-security measures.

By September 11, 2009


Antivirus in the cloud: Is remote security remotely secure?

Does it make sense to offload critical security tasks to a remote machine? We expore cloud security products and their benefits

By July 22, 2009


Microsoft's free security beta fills up

A day after its launch, Microsoft Security Essentials is no longer available from the company's site. The beta had been limited to 75,000 participants.

By June 24, 2009


Root out hidden infections with HijackThis

Learn your way around the effective freeware system diagnostic app, Trend Micro HijackThis, which gives you tools to help fight off hidden intruders.

By May 21, 2009


Windows 7 on your Intel Mac - for free!

Want to check out Windows 7 on your Intel Mac for free? Simply follow this how-to for a step-by-step guide on getting the latest Microsoft OS on your Intel Mac.

By May 13, 2009


How to family-proof your PC

Every family has at least one novice whose risky computer behavior is asking for trouble. Before disowning them, try these PC precautions.

By May 8, 2009


Five simple PC security tips

"Security" and "simple" rarely go together, but these techniques will keep you safe without requiring a lot of time and trouble.

By May 7, 2009


Telltale signs of a computer virus infection

It can be difficult to distinguish a hardware or software problem from the symptoms of a virus or worm on your PC.

By April 13, 2009