Antivirus products increase a computer's attack surface and may even lower operating system protections, a security researcher claims.
Offensive Security said the flaws could be used to gain full system access. Symantec is investigating the matter.
Bad design decisions could have enabled malware infections, researchers from CERT/CC said.
Ashampoo's first antivirus suite's need for hands-on interaction undermines its excellent protection.
Researchers from F-Secure created a Web page to test if computers are infected with the Gameover Zeus Trojan program.
The desktop app allows Mac users to easily send files to be scanned with over 50 antivirus engines.
Norton Small Business works on Windows, OS X and Android with limited features for iOS
...but that's not quite true.
F-Secure's Freedome rolls anti-malware technology and a VPN service into one for both iOS and Android.
Extreme Security offers top-tier protection but lacks the cross-platform and mobile support that are becoming common in similar suites.