Don't-Miss Security software Stories
We tested security suites on PCs, tablets, and phones to evaluate how well they protect against viruses and other threats.
G Data has put together an effective antimalware suite, but it suffers from an annoying installation process and a settings panel that is better suited to advanced users.
McAfee didn’t earn top marks in our security suite tests, but it’s still a mostly proficient antimalware program with a user-friendly interface.
This program is competent at detecting, disabling, and cleaning up malware, but its unfriendly user interface is a big problem.
Bitdefender's user-friendly interface will appeal to all user levels.
AVG is a perfectly respectable antivirus program. But “perfectly respectable” just doesn’t cut it these days.
Kaspersky's 2013 suite lets beginners and advanced users alike will get the most out of the product. It put up good scores in malware detection tests, too.
Webroot's speedy suite will do a good—but not outstanding—job at keeping you safe.
F-Secure’s latest suite offers excellent protection and a friendly user interface.
This “titanium” security suite earned high marks in almost all of our malware detection tests, and it has a nice user interface to boot.
With its great detection rate and interface,Norton Internet Security 2013 is definitely worth a look, especially if you use Windows 8.
Digital photos these days come bundled with a whole host of personally identifying information called EXIF metadata. ExifCleaner can strip this out for you in a flash.
If you need to wipe lots of drives, MediaTools Wipe 1.1 will handle the chore. Support for erasing 18 drives at a time, custom patterns, and every algorithm in the book are just the highlights.