Don't-Miss Security Stories
Though AVG 8.5 Free has a good, straightforward interface and useful blocking of Web-based attacks, its malware blocking is below average.
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 includes some great new features and improvements, including private browsing and geo-location.
Intuitively designed security software provides free, up-to-date antivirus coverage.
This little-known suite takes top honors in our midyear roundup.
In the fast-evolving arena of online threats and defenses, our midyear roundup includes security suites from around the world.
Comodo's new suite shows promise, but still lacks a few protections.
AVG stays within its core competencies to deliver a strong suite.
ZoneAlarm Extreme gives you a lot of useful security features and protection for the money.
Despite good heuristics, PC Tools Internet Security missed two Conficker variations.
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.
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