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Microsoft bombs another security test

AV-Test.org's latest security-suite efficacy test fails Microsoft Security Essentials -- for the second time in a row. This time, though, it's not alone.

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Security suite vendor popularity in Opswat's latest report.

Microsoft gobbles up AV ground

Microsoft's free antivirus Security Essentials is now the top antivirus product in the world, and Windows XP continues its downward spiral, according to one report.

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Get your choice of 9 Windows security suites for free

Well, OK, free after rebate. Newegg is offering everything from AVG Anti-Virus to Webroot SecureAnywhere Complete. Take your pick!

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LastPass has created a site where people can check to see if their password for LinkedIn or eHarmony was among those posted to a hacker forum.

What the password leaks mean to you (FAQ)

CNET helps you make sense of the password fiasco that has hit LinkedIn, eHarmony, and Last.fm.

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AVG Anti-Virus Free 2011

AVG Free might've flagged just a little in the past few years, but it's back with a shorter install, better usability, and faster scans.

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Avira's Web site provides information about how to address the faulty software update.

Avira update blocked Windows applications

Avira resolves faulty software update after it is found to block Windows applications.

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AVG to pre-scan Livewire's Android market

Android may not have the walled garden of the iPhone, but a new partnership between AVG and Livewire looks to make third-party markets more secure without sacrificing openness.

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Five cool uses for a USB flash drive

Your USB flash drive isn't just for storing data. Sharon Vaknin shows off five little-known ways to make your portable drive more useful.

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Correction: AVG now blocks tracking ads, monitors Wi-Fi connections

This story originally reported that the Do-Not-Track add-on could only be installed with the AVG Toolbar. AVG has confirmed that the two are separate installations.

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Multideal Monday: Roku box, Fitbit, Nook Simple Touch, and more!

Some really great stuff today--but only today! That's right: most of the deals here expire at midnight, if not sooner. So hurry up!

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Kids have 'adult' tech skills; parents don't know it

The average 11-year-old child has adult-like technology skills, but the vast majority of parents still think they know more than their kids when it comes to that subject, according to a survey by security firm AVG.

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AVG defends mobile app after removal by Microsoft

Standing by its antivirus app for Windows Phone after Microsoft removed it from the Marketplace, AVG has responded to some of the complaints leveled against the software.

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