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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

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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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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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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

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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

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Popular antivirus tools for OS X tested, again

New testing outlines which Mac malware tools detect known threats the best.

By January 31, 2014

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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

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Two free Mac antivirus apps compared

The donationware ClamXav and the free Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac combine real-time protection, automatic updates, and on-demand malware scanners to help prevent infections.

By April 26, 2012

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Former Mozilla CEO to head security-software maker AVG

Gary Kovacs gets the nod to guide AVG, where he'll be forced to contend with problems not unlike those he faced at Mozilla.

By July 30, 2013

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Lodsys sued by antivirus software maker

The company that is going after Apple developers finds itself on the receiving end of another pre-emptive lawsuit over its patents.

By June 13, 2011