Microsoft's new, free software gets generally good marks for virus and malware detection in a preliminary review. It could do better at cleanup, though.
Two different antivirus tests of Microsoft Windows Live OneCare from one testing site yield different results.
There's more evidence that 2014 was a really bad year in the fight against malicious software. Panda Security says the number of new malware strains it detected doubled compared with 2013.
More malicious software has been created in the past 2 years than in the previous 10 years combined.
Microsoft no longer supports XP users, but a host of antivirus products tested by AV-Test can still defend you from viruses.
A recent test by the folks at AV-Test reveals the winners and losers among security software for Google's mobile OS.
The first security suite tests are in on Windows 8.1, and the picture remains mediocre for most of them. Still, almost all of them improved on Windows 8.1's default security.
Mobile malware is on the rise and your device could be at risk. These tips could help you stay safe and keep your personal information out of the hands of cybercriminals.
An independent testing lab in Germany finds search engines aren't 100 percent effective at removing malicious sites from results -- and Microsoft's Bing is less effective than Google.
Even without a security suite, Windows 8 is safer than Windows 7. Adding just about any third-party security suite makes it even safer, a new study finds.