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.
Microsoft no longer supports XP users, but a host of antivirus products tested by AV-Test can still defend you from viruses.
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.
A recent test by the folks at AV-Test reveals the winners and losers among security software for Google's mobile OS.
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.
The antivirus program didn't do so hot in a recent test, which isn't sitting well with the folks at Redmond.
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.