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Bad Kaspersky antivirus update keeps users from accessing websites

Many Kaspersky customers were unable to access any websites on their computers Monday, due to a faulty antivirus update.

Security software showdown! 9 antivirus suites empirically tested

We tested security suites on PCs, tablets, and phones to evaluate how well they protect against viruses and other threats.

Review: Bitdefender Internet Security 2013: Excellent protection, user-friendly interface

Bitdefender's user-friendly interface will appeal to all user levels.

AVG Internet Security 2013 Review: Adequate antivirus program gets a makeover

AVG is a perfectly respectable antivirus program. But “perfectly respectable” just doesn’t cut it these days.

Review: Avira Internet Security 2013: Competent but confusing

This program is competent at detecting, disabling, and cleaning up malware, but its unfriendly user interface is a big problem.

G Data InternetSecurity 2013 Review: Excellent protection, but a terrible user interface

G Data has put together an effective antimalware suite, but it suffers from an annoying installation process and a settings panel that is better suited to advanced users.

Review: Webroot SecureAnywhere Internet Security Plus 2013

Webroot's speedy suite will do a good—but not outstanding—job at keeping you safe.

McAfee Internet Security 2013 Review: Proficient antimalware, super-quick installation

McAfee didn’t earn top marks in our security suite tests, but it’s still a mostly proficient antimalware program with a user-friendly interface.

Review: Kaspersky Internet Security 2013: Good protection, advanced settings (minus the jargon)

Kaspersky's 2013 suite lets beginners and advanced users alike will get the most out of the product. It put up good scores in malware detection tests, too.

Review: Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security 2013: An all-around winner

This “titanium” security suite earned high marks in almost all of our malware detection tests, and it has a nice user interface to boot.