The first security suite tests are in on Windows 8.1, and the picture remains mediocre for most of them. Still, almost all of them improved on Windows 8.1's default security.
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CNET's Charles Cooper and Elsa Wenzel discuss the new beta release of Adobe Acrobat, which will compete with Microsoft and Google.
Avoid the suites of antimalware software and opt for free agents.
A nontraditional test using exploits instead of malware shows that traditional security suites fail.
Apple's Phil Schiller discusses the company's professional suite revamps and what's driving the company in creative market.
Reviews of antivirus programs and security suites
Improvements include "in the cloud" malware database signatures and education tools to show users from where and how often they are being attacked.
Apple has released a few updates to their audio programs, including iTunes, Main Stage, and their Logic suites. These updates address the following bugs and issues with previous versions:
Sorting out the incompatibilities of antivirus, firewall, and other security programs from different vendors takes more time than it's worth.