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Kaspersky Internet Security 2011

Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 is a solid defender with a friendly interface.

Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security 2011

As a suite that provides good protection and doesn't require you to fiddle with settings, Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security is worth a look.

Eset Smart Security 4.2

Eset Smart Security 4.2 is speedy; unfortunately, the suite struggled at detecting and removing malware.

BitDefender Internet Security 2011

BitDefender's overall protection levels are very good, but short of the topmost tier of products we reviewed.

PC Tools Internet Security 2011

While PC Tools Internet Security does a great job at blocking malware, it’s hobbled by slow scan speeds.

Comodo Internet Security Complete 2011

Though it has features like a sandbox system, absent a solid level of core security, it's hard to recommend Comodo.

Encrypt Sensitive Data for Free with Cryptainer LE

This free security app protects your files in encrypted virtual drives.

Protect Your Android Phone With Security Apps

Keep your Android phone safe with these great security apps.

Avira AntiVir Personal: Great Malware Protection

Avira AntiVir Personal does an great job at blocking and detecting malware, but its interface needs a makeover.

Free vs. Fee: Free and Paid Antivirus Programs Compared

Can free antivirus software protect you? Or is it worth paying for a full-blown A/V app? We look at the benefits--and pitfalls--of free and paid antivirus products.

Microsoft Security Essentials 1.0

Microsoft Security Essentials is easy to use, but it lags behind newer products at detecting malware.

Panda Cloud Antivirus 1.0

Panda Cloud Antivirus is easy to use, but its scanning speeds are slower than average. Look for the Cloud Antivirus 1.3 update, which the company says should improve its ability to block brand-new malware.

Comodo Internet Security Premium

Comodo Internet Security Premium did a good job at blocking brand-new malware and has a firewall, but its inconsistent overall detection performance makes it tough to recommend.