Internet Security Essentials from Webroot

It is the first release of a security suite for Webroot…and users need to wait before giving it a try.

The price seems right, at a mere $60 for three users (that was the price on December 23, 2008) for this companies first attempt at a security suite. This package has Sophos antivirus scanner, Privacyware’s firewall, and you can get online backup from Webroot’s own servers. What it doesn’t have is parental controls (very important today), browser based antiphishing capabilities, and a way to keep the spam out (not the kind you eat, but the kind that fills up your email). What is even worse is that it failed at its primary mission…identifying malicious software.
Webroot’s Internet Security Essentials ($60 for three users as of 12/23/08) marks the antispyware company’s first foray into security suites. This patchwork suite brings together an antivirus scanner from Sophos, a firewall from Privacyware, and online backup using Webroot’s own servers. But it lacks parental controls, antispam, and browser-based antiphishing capabilities, and it fared poorly at the core task of identifying malicious software.






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McAfee Internet Security Suite 2009

A mix of pluses and minuses lands McAfee’s security suite only in the middle of the pack.

McAfee Internet Security Suite 2009 ($60 for three users as of 12/23/08) landed smack dab in the middle of the rankings for “Paying for Protection,” our 2009 roundup of security suites, ranking fifth out of the nine tested products. The 2009 version features Artemis, a new Internet-based malware detection feature. Offsetting Artemis and McAfee’s otherwise generally good malware detection rate, however, were its slow scanning speed, its interface annoyances, and its very poor performance in proactive, behavioral detection tests.






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Safer Networking Spybot Search & Destroy 1.4 Review

Safer Networking’s Spybot Search & Destroy Can’t Keep Up To The Latest threats Despite Its Real-Time Protection Feature

The job of the Safer Networking’s Spybot Search & Destroy is same as its name suggests, that is to search and destroy spyware and that too in real-time We had tested this product almost one year back and now again on testing it, it has been found out that it has the same version without any change and this is why the product has been rendered inefficient in providing a reliable protection against spyware.






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Avira Premium Security Suite 8.2 Review

Avira’s security suite is more suitable for a techie looking for an ideal malware detection system that doesn’t need parental controls or phone support.

Avira Premium Security Suite topped in the very task for which it has been created and it costs only $54 for single user according to the information collected latest by 23rd Nov. 2008. This product has continued the well-known performance of all other past products of Avira, by convincingly staying ahead in the test of “Paying for Protection”, for our nine security suites test, 2009 and in several other detection tests.






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Microsoft Genuine Advantage Vista

What is considered as the greatest advantage of MS Windows over Vista?

The genuine advantage program runs by Microsoft, which also includes Windows advantage, certainly can help you to determine if you have a genuine copy of Windows or not. The software which is also called as Genuine Windows Software, is a licensed software which is in fact published by Microsoft, which is also considered as its supporter and even the authorized partner, actually give you all of its full capabilities so that you can in fact have an access to all of the latest updates, along with all of the confidence that one may be getting while experiencing the software. Microsoft is also regarded as an investor in the field of engineering, education and also enforcement so that it can in fact very much effectively combat the privacy of software industry. The main part of the Microsoft’s commitment is to try and protect the property and at the same time avoid any of the problems that may arise before hand.






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Comodo Internet Security Pro

The first generation suite of Comodo still has a long way to go.

Comodo Internet Security Pro 3.8 is the first version of its kind in the market of Internet security suite, whose price for single user (one year) is $40 and its three user license hasn’t been listed yet as of May 5, 2009. According to our testing and use, Comodo Internet Security shows that it is indeed its first time to come out in the market, as its performance was not at all convincing. While we were testing the Internet Security Pro 3.8 it was reported that, Comodo released its next version, Internet Security Pro 3.9. With this new release Comodo tried to fix some of the performance related problem with the Internet Security Pro 3.8 like, the dynamic file inspection, which was included to act as a real time virus scanner.






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