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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.