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.
Google is forced to remove more than 50 apps this week, prompting one security expert to suggest using antivirus scanning in the Android Market.
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.
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.
Eva Chen, co-founder and CEO of Trend Micro, talks with Robert Vamosi about new threats and new antivirus protection.
A controversial new competition at DefCon this year will ask researchers to evade current antivirus products.
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.
McAfee will pay $33 million upfront to acquire privately held Solidcore Systems, as part of an ongoing strategy to strengthen its security offerings.
Security researcher Jose Nazario says the concept of antivirus as the last line of defense has been thrown out the window. What should replace it?
In response to rapidly changing malware, one antivirus vendor is looking to real-time lookup of known and unknown samples.