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Still running Windows XP? Antivirus products put to the test

Microsoft no longer supports XP users, but a host of antivirus products tested by AV-Test can still defend you from viruses.

By July 21, 2014

Review

Norton AntiVirus 2006

Norton AntiVirus 2006 improves its detection and removal of spyware and adware but lags behind the more proactive McAfee VirusScan 2006.

November 9, 2005

2.5 stars Editors' rating November 9, 2005
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How we test antivirus and security software

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.

By February 14, 2013

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Get McAfee AntiVirus Plus 2014 (Win) for free

This one-year, one-user license would normally cost you $24.99.

By May 16, 2014

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Antivirus guru John McAfee sells rights for movie about his life

Currently fighting deportation efforts in Guatemala, the antivirus-software pioneer sells life-story rights to a Montreal-based TV production company.

By December 10, 2012

Editors' Take

Nokia X Software Platform

Nokia sure tried hard to give us something new, but its mashup of Android, Windows Phone, and Asha gives its Nokia X phone limited powers and a nagging identity crisis.

February 24, 2014

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Top-five paid app on Google Play was an antivirus scam

Before it was flagged and removed, one of the most successful apps on Google Play for over a week was an "antivirus" app that did nothing other than change an image.

By April 8, 2014

Review

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7 continues to outshine its competition with its ease of use combined with thorough antivirus protection.

September 4, 2007

4 stars Editors' rating September 4, 2007
Review

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 (CD-ROM

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 offers pricey antivirus protection. The 2009 version scored well on independent antivirus detection and removal tests, but be prepared to pay a premium for what you're getting.

August 26, 2009

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 26, 2009
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Symantec antivirus software update crashes some PCs

Bug in software used by businesses caused some Windows XP-based machines to crash repeatedly with a "blue screen of death."

By July 15, 2012