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Thursday, February 4, 2010

Security Software Review

Not everyone wants or needs an entire prefab security suite. At the very least, however, you've got to run antivirus software; we've got reviews of eight antivirus apps (including some free antivirus software) that can protect you against some of the Internet's nastiest malware. Many security vendors offer a veritable smorgasbord of products. Free antivirus, "Pro" antivirus, antivirus plus firewall, security suite, mega-suite with backup, and so on. Even leaving out the nearly-irrelevant distinction between antivirus and antispyware software, the possibilities are still endless. Clearly we can't review every variation, so I've always chosen the biggest, most feature-packed offering from each company—the suites.,2817,2358764,00.asp