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'Flame': Lethal Cyberweapon or Media Hype?

'Flame' is a sophisticated malware attack, but one vendor takes issue with the hyperbole over the threat and calls it "2007 era technology."

Resolving a Software Purchase Hassle

A reader in Papua New Guinea seeks help with a software purchase he can't complete; also, an antivirus software company drops a customer support firm for aggressive tactics.

iOS Vulnerable to Malware Attack, Security Firm Warns

The Kaspersky security company claims that iOS's sizable market share makes it a tempting target for malware writers.

Flashback Malware Didn't Glean Big Bucks

The Mac-based Flashback botnet scam wasn't as profitable as its hacker originators expected, Symantec says.

NotCompatible Android Trojan: What You Need to Know

The Android malware could let hackers use your phone as an intermediary access point, or proxy, to break into private computer networks.

on techhive.com

First Look: ZoneAlarm Free Antivirus + Firewall Launches Today

ZoneAlarm's first free antivirus/firewall suite makes its debut. PCWorld examines its features.

Microsoft Security Essentials 2.1

We liked Microsoft Security Essentials' interface, but other products did a better job at blocking malware.

PC Tools AntiVirus Free 2012

In our tests, PC Tools AntiVirus Free did a decent job removing malware, but its real-world malware detection left something to be desired.

Comodo Internet Security Premium

Although Comodo Internet Security's firewall makes this freeware look tempting, its antivirus protection lagged compared to others we tested.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free's defense against zero-day exploits makes it a useful addition to your antimalware toolkit.