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When malware strikes: How to clean an infected PC

Snuffing out viruses and malware is serious business. Here's how to diagnose, treat, and protect an ailing PC.

New McAfee LiveSafe utility protects computers, tablets, and smartphones

This new security software aims to make it easier to protect a multi-device household with everything from antivirus to antitheft features.

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Shylock Trojan aims for global targets, Symantec warns

The prodigious Shylock banking Trojan is still being upgraded and is apparently moving from its traditional targets in UK financial services to foreign ones, Symantec reports.

The 4 security controls your business should take now

Security experts have defined the 20 most important security controls any organization should make now. Start with these four.

The 10 weirdest, wildest, most shocking security exploits ever

Ditching Java and keeping your browser up-to-date can't protect against bad guys gunning for smart thermostats, smart TVs, and cybernetic implants.

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: 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.

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

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

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.