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Enlocked is a free service that takes the confusion out of email encryption.
Lavasoft adds a new Ad-Aware version to the lineup, updates Pro, and renames Ad-Aware Internet Security Free Internet Security to Ad-Aware Antivirus+.
Although not a top performer, Smart Security 5 is a strong, easy-to-use upgrade over previous versions of Eset’s security suite.
Avast's latest security suite is effective in defending against malware, but it could stand to improve in cleanup.
Webroot's revamped security suite has a lot to like, but its low malware disinfection scores prevent it from becoming a top contender.
Bitdefender’s security suite blends a friendly design with top-shelf PC protection for novices and advanced users alike.
McAfee's 2012 security suite posts mixed performance results, failing to keep up with top contenders.
The latest F-Secure suite is quite capable of keeping your machine safe, but it may drag your PC down at times.
Panda's security suite is a decent choice for keeping your PC safe, but its sluggish performance and mediocre interface drag down its score.
Symantec's Norton security suite will do a great job of keeping your PC safe, and the program is easy to use too.
While Check Point's ZoneAlarm security suite is a reasonably solid protector, it may drag down your PC’s operations.
The Kaspersky security suite's on-access scans could be faster, but it’s very good at detection and blocking.
The 2012 edition of Avira's security suite gets the job done, but not much else.
Despite its somewhat middling detection scores, Trend Micro's security suite is simple to use.
These all-in-one defenders can block baddies, tackle Trojans, and drop-kick drive-by downloads. We test the top contenders.