Don't-Miss Security Stories
Can a free download really protect your PC? Yes, but you have to choose the right one. Our lab tests identify the most reliable no-cost security programs.
Encrypt your wireless communications at non-secure locations with private VPN service Hotspot Shield.
Protect your Internet anonymity with easy-to-use VPN program Anonymizer Universal.
Protect your Wi-Fi communications with personal VPN service Private WiFi.
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+.
Whether or not Android's openness makes it an easy target for malware writers, these apps can help protect your handset.
McAfee's 2012 security suite posts mixed performance results, failing to keep up with top contenders.
Webroot's revamped security suite has a lot to like, but its low malware disinfection scores prevent it from becoming a top contender.
Panda's security suite is a decent choice for keeping your PC safe, but its sluggish performance and mediocre interface drag down its score.
The 2012 edition of Avira's security suite gets the job done, but not much else.
While Check Point's ZoneAlarm security suite is a reasonably solid protector, it may drag down your PC’s operations.
AVG's security suite will protect your PC, but it can’t quite keep up with the best performers in our latest test group.