Don't-Miss Security Stories
Avira's security suite is a good choice for more-technical users who want the best detection but don't need phone support or parental controls.
The Panda security suite covers all the bases with its features, and it scans quickly, but it lags behind some rivals at malware detection.
BitDefender's security suite offers good protection for a great price if you're willing to put up with a few interface annoyances.
Trend Micro's suite fails at the most basic task of detecting and blocking malicious software. Not recommended.
We challenged one blogger to make the switch: a full conversion from Windows Vista to Windows 7 for three days. From gaming, to business, to screwing around on the Internet: Did our intrepid upstart make it through until the bitter end? And what's up with that buffalo?
Times may be tough, but you can still cobble together a quick-and-easy gift on the cheap: Make a PC mixtape from downloads.
The most recent version of the popular Foxmarks utility permits you to sync passwords stored on your browser.
Here are five free and paid tools that can help you manage your trove of passwords without leaving you tied to one PC.
Responsibility for faulty component under warranty clouded by third-party manufacturer.
A no-muss, no-fuss guide to free security tools that work together to protect your PC.
These free products can save you from malicious software and eavesdroppers. Don't leave your PC exposed and vulnerable.
New online services offer to protect you from identity theft, and some claim to help you undo damage after it happens. But when we tested the services, we found that many fall short.
Security suite covers all the bases in an easy-to-use package, but doesn't ace PC protection.
Until we have laws guaranteeing the privacy of my digitized health information, I'll pass.
Take a look inside our review of Vista antispyware products.