Don't-Miss Security Stories

AVG 8.5 Free Antivirus Software

Though AVG 8.5 Free has a good, straightforward interface and useful blocking of Web-based attacks, its malware blocking is below average.

Microsoft Security Essentials (Beta) Free Antivirus Software

An effective but somewhat slow utility, Microsoft Security Essentials will be a solid contender when it comes out of beta around the end of 2009.

Firefox 3.5 is a Solid Upgrade

Firefox 3.5 includes some great new features and improvements, including private browsing and geo-location.

Microsoft Security Essentials: Basic, Automatic Protection

Intuitively designed security software provides free, up-to-date antivirus coverage.

The Hottest Smartphones of Summer Battle It Out

We delved into four of the hottest phones available this summer--the Apple iPhone 3GS, the Nokia N97, the Palm Pre, and the T-Mobile myTouch 3G--to see how their hardware and software stacked up.


G-Data Internet Security 2010

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

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.

Comodo Internet Security Pro 3.8

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

AVG Internet Security 8.5

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

CheckPoint ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 8.0

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

PC Tools Internet Security

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

What's Great About Microsoft Internet Explorer 8?

With all the back and forth about the recent release of Internet Explorer 8, it's easy to miss why it's a great improvement over its predecessor. Assistant Editor Nick Mediati explains.

8 Great Free Security Tools

Great PC Protection With Free Antivirus, AntiSpyware and Firewalls Programs