ANTI-VIRUS TOOLS: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 , Avira AntiVir Personal , Comodo Internet Security, Microsoft Security Essentials , Avast! Free Antivirus, Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware, Spybot + Search & Destroy SYSTEM UTILITIES: Absolute Uninstaller, 7-zip SECURITY: ZoneAlarm Free Firewall» Read more
Microsoft has been working on a new version of an antivirus program Microsoft Security Essential.» Read more
Norton 360 Version 4.0 will replace Norton 360 Version 3.0 as the Featured Product.» Read more
The base of this security bundle consists of four modules. User is protected against viruses and spyware, also protected against spam. Firewall is an important part and cannot be missing. There are more functions than they appear. On regular basis the interface is set to offer everything necessary for beginners. Advanced users can simply shift to extended mode where they can select from all functions and tools included in the extended mode.» Read more
The most comprehensive bundle for home users named Norton 360 gets into the 4th level. We use beta version yet, which discloses the way the program is heading and we can now see the implementation of new facilities.» Read more
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.» Read more
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.» Read more
The idea of managing wireless access points wirelessly is attractive but this facility should never be enabled and management should be by cable to avoid handing control over routers or switches to a successful attacker.» Read more
Last year, a small, worldwide group of security professionals openly entered over 88,000 companies and connected to LANs, often at administrator level.» Read more
ESET Smart Security recently received the coveted CNET Editors’ Choice award, which recognizes outstanding consumer electronics that represent the best available choice for quality, performance, design, service, and value.» Read more