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Security suites jockey for position on Windows 8.1

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.

By January 22, 2014

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Windows 8's rising security tide raises all antivirus boats

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.

By April 8, 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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How to improve your Android security

Android is the mobile equivalent of Windows -- hugely popular and open to security threats such as malware. Here's how to keep safe.

By October 17, 2012

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Security Essentials fares well in AV-Test trial

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.

By October 2, 2009

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Secunia exploits security suites flaws

A nontraditional test using exploits instead of malware shows that traditional security suites fail.

By October 15, 2008

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Your one-stop shop for free online PC scans

PC Flank pokes and prods your system with several different security tests.

By May 7, 2008

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Independent antivirus test labs join forces

Anti-Malware Test Lab and AV-Comparatives.org announce alliance to create a unique system of integrated tests to determine the effectiveness of commercial antivirus software.

By March 25, 2008