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Free Antivirus You Can Trust

Can a free download really protect your PC? Yes, but you have to choose the right one. Our lab tests identify the most reliable no-cost security programs.

10 Commandments of Windows Security

With the introduction of Windows 7, many PC and notebook users may feel more secure than they did using older versions of the Microsoft operating system.

Should I Scan an External Drive for Malware?

1gynRat258 asked the Hard Drives, NAS Drives, Storage forum if one should scan a flash drive for malware.

Flashback Malware Still Affects 140,000 Macs

Symantec thought it would have seen a greater decline in infections at this point in time.

Mac Malware Flashback Retreats

The number of Macs infected with the Flashback botnet has plummeted in the last few days, antivirus vendor Symantec says.

Apple Delivers Flashback Malware Hunter-killer

Two days after Apple promised to decontaminate Macs infested with the Flashback malware, on Thursday the company delivered.


Mac Security Software Sales Jump After Flashback Infections Make News

Some antivirus vendors acknowledge they've seen a spike in sales or in downloads of free programs for the Mac App Store.

Free Tool Detects Flashback Mac Malware

A Mac developer has posted a tool that detects a Flashback malware infection on Apple's computers.

600,000 Infected Macs Found In Botnet

More than 56 percent of the infected computers are in the U.S., according to Dr. Web, a Russian antivirus vendor.

Microsoft Battles the Bots

Zeus botnet server takedowns and other small victories in Microsoft's crusade help keep the web safer, but only for a while.