More malicious software has been created in the past 2 years than in the previous 10 years combined.
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.
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.
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.
Android is the mobile equivalent of Windows -- hugely popular and open to security threats such as malware. Here's how to keep safe.
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.
A nontraditional test using exploits instead of malware shows that traditional security suites fail.
PC Flank pokes and prods your system with several different security tests.
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.
eEye Digital Security may adopt and improve the open-source Clam AntiVirus technology to add to its intrusion-prevention product.