Bitdefender loses its crown, and Trend Micro reaches new heights, in AV-TEST's latest evaluation of antivirus products on Windows 7.
Many brands of antivirus software have serious flaws that undermine Windows security and make computers more vulnerable to attack.
Antivirus software company Avast's own 'safe' Web browser has a dangerous flaw that exposes users' entire hard drives.
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Our top pick for Android antivirus software, Avast Mobile Security, has eliminated its premium pricing and is now entirely free.
Trend Micro antivirus software let attackers take over computers and exposed user passwords until a Google researcher found the flaws.
MacKeeper sells itself as a security and optimization suite for Mac OS X, but it has trouble keeping its own corporate systems secure.
Clicking an ad on a Comcast Xfinity search results page led users down a painful path featuring ransomware and the long-running Windows Tech Support scam.
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Four of the 20 Windows 10 antivirus programs tested received perfect ratings, but a few questionable products fell well short of the mark.
Most of the popular Android security suites work very well, but a handful fall well below acceptable safety and usability parameters.
Microsoft's Windows Hello biometric security is now built into laptops, tablets and smartphones. But how does it work, and how secure is it?
A malicious porn-video app shows that non-jailbroken iPhones can be just as vulnerable as Android devices.
A recent evaluation of Linux security software suggests that about half of the most well-known brands won't mount much of a defense at all.
The online-funding network's database includes account information and private message histories, but passwords were heavily encrypted.
Three antivirus-product testing labs say Chinese firm Qihoo 360 tweaked its free security software so it would get better results.
AV-TEST, which evaluates how well different brands of antivirus software perform, put Microsoft at the bottom of the barrel once again.
A new malvertising campaign has hit porn site xHamster, exploiting an Adobe zero-day to infect the site's visitors with a nasty downloader.
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Cryptolocker, which holds hard drives hostage, is now a worm – it can spread among computers without relying on humans.
AV-TEST, a security firm based in Madgeburg, Germany, gives top ratings to Bitdefender, F-Secure, Kaspersky antivirus suites.