Robert VamosiPCWorld

Is Your PC Bot-Infested? Here's How to Tell

Botnets are big, bad, and widespread -- but if your system is infected, you can take several simple steps to clean it and stay safe.

Verizon Business to Offer Risk-Based Security Service

Verizon Business announced a new risk-based suite of security tools to compete with similar offerings from ArcSight and RSA.

Former Google VP Suggests User-Based Security at Black Hat

The old security practice of hedging users in with artificial restrictions is outdated and ineffective, says former Google VP Douglas Merrill.

Twitter: A Growing Security Minefield

As Twitter becomes more mainstream, the microblogging service is also becoming a bigger target for malware and scams.

Researchers to Spotlight Darknets at Black Hat

In one of the first talks at this year's Black Hat USA, HP security researchers plan to demonstrate a darknet designed to run entirely within a browser.

Will Google's OS Make the Desktop Safe?

Google has ambitious plans to make its Chrome operating system ultrasecure, but will it deliver?


Security Experts Visualize Botnets With an Eye Toward Defense

Not all botnets are organized in the same way. Understanding botnet design helps fight them more effectively.

Push For Electronic Medical Records Must Slow Down, For Security's Sake

The federal push for electronic medical records could be a security nightmare if rushed too fast.

G-Data Internet Security 2010

This little-known suite takes top honors in our midyear roundup.

PC Tools Internet Security

Despite good heuristics, PC Tools Internet Security missed two Conficker variations.

Comodo Internet Security Pro 3.8

Comodo's new suite shows promise, but still lacks a few protections.

CheckPoint ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 8.0

ZoneAlarm Extreme gives you a lot of useful security features and protection for the money.

Securing the Desktop: Eight Internet Security Suites

In the fast-evolving arena of online threats and defenses, our midyear roundup includes security suites from around the world.

AVG Internet Security 8.5

AVG stays within its core competencies to deliver a strong suite.

Advanced Algorithms Enlisted To Fight Cyberwars

Memory analytics and white listing will help protect American companies from electronic warfare.