These freeware programs just keep getting better with age.
At college, you'll spend a lot of time with your PC. We've collected some free and low-budget favorites to make it easy to get to work (and play).
Signature updates are essential; but every two or three years, you also need to upgrade to a newer integrated security package.
Scammers call your house posing as computer security pros and claim that you're at risk for a computer security threat and offer to help you solve the problem.
Beware a new scam that imitates Windows Update to load a fake antivirus software on the Firefox browser.
the MacDefender malware and its variants rightly have Mac users reconsidering antivirus protection.
By using Web-based applications and storing your files online, you can work from anywhere, on any device, for next to nothing.
By using online databases of malware signatures and performing scans remotely, Trend Micro and Panda antivirus packages attempt to eliminate annoying updates and reduce the impact on PC performance.
If you're a Mac user infected with Mac Defender or a person who just wants to brush up on your online security know-how, here's what you need to know to avoid the perils of Mac Defender.