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Symantec's board votes to split the company in two

One company will focus on security and the other on information management, Symantec said.

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Free is good: No-cost Panda Software tops AV-Test's rankings of antivirus software

A number of antivirus products caught all the malware the testing lab threw at it. But only a few were free. (And no, Microsoft alone isn't nearly good enough.)

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McAfee announces 2015 editions of its antivirus and security suites

McAfee's latest security products are here. Do you need them? It depends on how much you value convenience.

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These 5 antivirus suites keep potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) from biting

Potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) pack a nasty bite if left unchecked. The antivirus suite you already have may be able to catch and muzzle them.

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Bitdefender Internet Security 2015 review: Solid, low-maintenance PC protection

BitDefender's latest suite delivers reliable Internet security with a minimum of fuss.

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Symantec folds nine Norton products into one service

A single product, Norton Security, can be used across Windows, OS X, Android and iOS.

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Antivirus products riddled with security flaws, researcher says

Antivirus products increase a computer's attack surface and may even lower operating system protections, a security researcher claims.

Zero-day flaws found in Symantec's Endpoint Protection

Offensive Security said the flaws could be used to gain full system access. Symantec is investigating the matter.

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Vulnerability in AVG security toolbar puts IE users at risk

Bad design decisions could have enabled malware infections, researchers from CERT/CC said.

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Ashampoo Anti-Virus 2014 review: Strong, but high-maintenance, security

Ashampoo's first antivirus suite's need for hands-on interaction undermines its excellent protection.