The Mac-based Flashback botnet scam wasn't as profitable as its hacker originators expected, Symantec says.
The Android malware could let hackers use your phone as an intermediary access point, or proxy, to break into private computer networks.
ZoneAlarm's first free antivirus/firewall suite makes its debut. PCWorld examines its features.
We liked Microsoft Security Essentials' interface, but other products did a better job at blocking malware.
In our tests, PC Tools AntiVirus Free did a decent job removing malware, but its real-world malware detection left something to be desired.
Although Comodo Internet Security's firewall makes this freeware look tempting, its antivirus protection lagged compared to others we tested.
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free's defense against zero-day exploits makes it a useful addition to your antimalware toolkit.
Speed and a low rate of false positives are Avira Free Antivirus's best points.
Panda Cloud Antivirus did well at detecting malware infections, but had trouble cleaning them up.
In our tests, Avast Free Antivirus did well at battling known malware and less impressively at recognizing new threats.