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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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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

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Column: Will you be ditching your antivirus app anytime soon?

As malware seems to be proliferating at an alarming rate, security vendors appear ready to rethink their approach to blocking code that may be harmful to your PC.

By July 21, 2008

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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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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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That stolen Symantec source code? It's for older enterprise products

Antivirus vendor says the hacked source code was for the outdated Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 and Symantec Antivirus 10.2. Rest easy, Norton consumers--for now, anyway.

By January 6, 2012

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DevilRobber trojan steals Bitcoins and data

A new Trojan horse being distributed through pirated software for OS X will try to scam the Bitcoin network and steal personal information.

By October 31, 2011