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Still Awesome After All These Years: Eight Excellent Free Downloads

These freeware programs just keep getting better with age.

Must-Have Downloads for School

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).

How to Lock Down Your Smartphone

Prevent malware on your mobile devices by installing suitable antivirus and security apps.


How to Upgrade to the Latest Antivirus Software

Signature updates are essential; but every two or three years, you also need to upgrade to a newer integrated security package.

Microsoft Warns of Internet Phone Scam

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.

Fake Antivirus Targets Firefox

Beware a new scam that imitates Windows Update to load a fake antivirus software on the Firefox browser.

Antivirus Vendors Pounce on Mac Malware Scare

the MacDefender malware and its variants rightly have Mac users reconsidering antivirus protection.

The Best Web Apps and Online Services: Get the Most Out of the Cloud

By using Web-based applications and storing your files online, you can work from anywhere, on any device, for next to nothing.

Cloud Security Apps Promise Up-to-Date Protection

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.

Mac Defender Malware: A Survival Guide for OS X Users

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.