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Eset Mobile Security for Android review: best of breed security with anti-theft

Top-notch anti-malware protection coupled with anti-theft tracking and features makes this a program a winner. But it's pricey for the Android market.

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ZoneAlarm Extreme Security review: antivirus that lives up to its name

Extreme Security offers top-tier protection but lacks the cross-platform and mobile support that are becoming common in similar suites.

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Security Showdown 2014

We tested ten of this year’s foremost security suites to see how well they protect PCs, mobile devices, and social networks from malware and other threats.

F-Secure Internet Security 2014 review: bulletproof protection, bad user interface

F-Secure delivered fantastic malware detection rates, but its interface needs some improvement.

McAfee Internet Security 2014 review: Intuitive interface, decent protection

McAfee’s security suite is ready for Windows 8, but not zero-day attacks.

Norton Internet Security 2014 review: Polished security suite with excellent protection

Suite offers tight security against all threats without slowing your system

Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 review: An all-around performer

Kaspersky’s security suite will keep you safe and sane with top notch protection and intuitive design.

VIPRE Internet Security 2014: Adequate protection, interface needs a makeover

VIPRE's suite falls short on zero-day detection and usability.

AVG Internet Security 2014 review: a decent, lightweight antivirus suite

AVG's suite offers adequate protection, but "adequate" doesn't cut it in this year’s round-up.

Avast Internet Security (2014) review: short on security

All the advanced options you could hope for, but lacking in protection.

Webroot SecureAnywhere Internet Security Complete review: Protection needs improvement

Webroot's suite has a nice interface, but the program needs to get better at detecting zero-day attacks and distinguishing between threats and nonthreats.

Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 2014 review: All-in-one suite offers excellent protection

Trend Micro's suite combines first-rate protection with 5GB of free online backup, online-banking security, and more.

ESET Smart Security 7: newcomer brings top-notch protection

New to the U.S. market, Eset's suite offers excellent antivirus if you can tolerate the drag it puts on your system.