Don't-Miss Security Stories
Symantec's Norton AntiVirus 2011 is a great choice thanks to its strong malware detection and smooth interface.
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 is very effective at blocking new malware attacks and is easy to use, but it slows system performance more than we would like.
BitDefender Antivirus Pro 2011 does a good job at detecting malware and disinfecting PCs, but it had some difficulty in blocking brand-new malware.
Avast Free Antivirus is a well-rounded free antivirus package: It does a solid job at blocking malware, has a pleasant interface, and scans files quickly.
Microsoft has released a beta of the next version of Internet Explorer 9 for Windows 7, and so far we like what we've seen.
Nothing particularly impressive nor disappointing distinguishes the HP Mini 210, but the price is right.
Think all security suites are the same? Not even close. Our comprehensive tests show you which of today's suites to trust, and which to skip.