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Free is good: No-cost Panda Software tops AV-Test's rankings of antivirus software

A number of antivirus products caught all the malware the testing lab threw at it. But only a few were free. (And no, Microsoft alone isn't nearly good enough.)

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Antivirus products riddled with security flaws, researcher says

Antivirus products increase a computer's attack surface and may even lower operating system protections, a security researcher claims.

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Ashampoo Anti-Virus 2014 review: Strong, but high-maintenance, security

Ashampoo's first antivirus suite's need for hands-on interaction undermines its excellent protection.

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One-click test finds Gameover Zeus infections on PCs

Researchers from F-Secure created a Web page to test if computers are infected with the Gameover Zeus Trojan program.

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Windows XP lives on: Avast survey shows 27 percent of its XP users don't plan to switch

XPocalypse? What XPocalypse? A big chunk of antimalware software vendor Avast's users are sticking with XP despite the many risks.

AT&T to preload Lookout Security app on Android devices

Lookout is one of the most popular Android antimalware apps around, but is bloatware really the answer to the (somewhat overhyped) Android security scourge?

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