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signature-based antivirus

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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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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
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Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6 is light and fast and consistently wins detection awards against the competition; it's worthy of our Editors' Choice designation.

October 2, 2006

4 stars Editors' rating October 2, 2006

MSRP: $49.95

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AOL Active Virus Shield

For a free antivirus program, we think it's very good, and Kaspersky, through AOL, becomes the first major antivirus vendor to offer a free version of its highly rated product.

August 8, 2006

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 8, 2006

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F-Secure Anti-Virus 2003 for Windows

F-Secure Anti-Virus is a featherweight virus fighter but lacks the amenities of its better-known competitors. Choose it for system hit, not for value.

May 29, 2003

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 29, 2003

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How AVG keeps your computer safe

The world's most downloaded free antivirus program is headquartered in Prague, but the heart of AVG pumps computer security from the Czech Republic's other major city, Brno. CNET editor Seth Rosenblatt tours the campus to see how AVG builds its antivirus protection.

By June 24, 2011

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Avast's virus lab relies on robust community

Avast has more active home users than any other security suite in the world. About 130 million people claim the Prague-based company as their preferred antivirus vendor, so CNET editor Seth Rosenblatt visited their headquarters to find out what makes them so trusted.

By June 26, 2011

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Antivirus in the cloud: Is remote security remotely secure?

Does it make sense to offload critical security tasks to a remote machine? We expore cloud security products and their benefits

By July 22, 2009

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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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New antivirus software looks at behaviors, not signatures

In the war with online scammers, security vendors like AVG and Damballa are increasingly turning to software that monitors behavior of code rather than its signature.

By March 2, 2009