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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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Symantec's Ramzan on solving the antivirus puzzle

q&a From puzzles and chess to ciphers and antivirus software, Zulfikar Ramzan talks about how he got into the computer security business and where it's headed.

By July 3, 2009

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Security Bites 105: Does antivirus protection matter?

Eva Chen, co-founder and CEO of Trend Micro, talks with Robert Vamosi about new threats and new antivirus protection.

By June 27, 2008

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Race to Zero aims to stump antivirus scanners

A controversial new competition at DefCon this year will ask researchers to evade current antivirus products.

By April 25, 2008

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Expert: Android Market should scan for malware

Google is forced to remove more than 50 apps this week, prompting one security expert to suggest using antivirus scanning in the Android Market.

By March 4, 2011

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AVG's challenge: Getting people to protect themselves (Q&A)

AVG CEO J.R. Smith talks to CNET about the current malware landscape, how AVG is responding to it, and the challenge in getting the average person to keep themselves protected against the latest threats.

By October 6, 2010

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Corporate bank accounts targeted in online fraud

Small and medium-size businesses, governments, and school districts are targets of online bank fraud involving malicious e-mails, key loggers, and money mules, FBI says.

By November 3, 2009

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McAfee to buy whitelisting vendor Solidcore

McAfee will pay $33 million upfront to acquire privately held Solidcore Systems, as part of an ongoing strategy to strengthen its security offerings.

By May 15, 2009

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Trend Micro gambles on 'in the cloud' technology

In response to rapidly changing malware, one antivirus vendor is looking to real-time lookup of known and unknown samples.

By June 18, 2008