Hackers have shown that they can plant their malware even on mainstream sites--proving that you need antivirus protection now more than ever. We lab-tested eleven top security programs to find the best guardians for your PC.
Avira AntiVir Premium Edition needs more features and a face-lift before it can become a top choice.
Unfortunately, ESET NOD32 doesn't keep up with other antivirus apps in blocking malware.
BitDefender Antivirus 2010 will get the job done, but it needs a better user interface.
F-Secure Anti-Virus 2010 does a good job detecting malware, but it doesn't quite keep up with the top contenders.
Kaspersky Anti-Virus has plenty of features, but is inconsistent thanks to its below-average traditional malware detection and at-times frustrating user interface.
Panda Antivirus Pro 2010 does a decent job at malware blocking but doesn’t stand out.
An online airing of tens of thousands of stolen Webmail passwords suggests that it’s time to find extra protection.
Plus: A massive Microsoft patch batch, and fixes for Adobe Reader and Acrobat.
A newly discovered security hole in IE 6 and 7 allows for attacks against either browser.
More than a million trojan-laden spam attacks are masquerading as a payment confirmation request.
Save online videos to your hard drive with a Firefox toolbar.
Get extra control over moving and resizing your windows.
Get extra control over moving and resizing your windows on your 64-bit system.
Exploit code is publicly available for the denial-of-service flaw in Windows 7 and Server 2008.