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signature-based antivirus


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Central Command Vexira Antivirus

Vexira Antivirus is a low-impact virus snuffer that lacks some of the polish of its better-known competitors.

August 28, 2003

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 28, 2003

MSRP: $34.95


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

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