Don't cancel your virus scans because they're inconvenient. Reschedule them!
Gary Kovacs gets the nod to guide AVG, where he'll be forced to contend with problems not unlike those he faced at Mozilla.
Microsoft's free anti-virus software, Security Essentials, has failed examinations conducted by AV-Test, for the second time in a row.
Has your account been compromised? Have you recently won a contest? Chances are good a hacker is trying to reel you in.
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.
After two researchers assert that AVG's antivirus software for Windows Phone is "scareware," Microsoft removes the app from its marketplace.
Testing security suites isn't glamorous, but effective software can be all that keeps you from an infected machine. Here's how CNET determines security suite performance.
Unwrapping a new laptop? Set up these vital tweaks and apps before you do anything else.
Grisoft's new version of AVG Anti-Virus 8.0 offers protection from viruses and spyware and doesn't cost a dime.
In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers advice about whether the risk of malware should factor into a reader's decision about which smartphone OS to buy.