The WannaCry ransomware is pretty scary, but there simple ways to protect yourself from it. Here are just a few.
A brand-new tool may decrypt files locked up by the WannaCry ransomware, but it works only on Windows XP, Vista and 7.
The WannaCry ransomware attack hit China especially hard Monday, and experts warned that new strains were about to appear.
Microsoft rushes out emergency patch for fatal flaw that could have crashed or hijacked its own Windows antivirus software.
Your antivirus software may be more vulnerable to attack than the files it's meant to protect, a recent evaluation suggests.
Microsoft Security Essentials still isn't the best way to secure your computer, but it's come within spitting distance of the top spot.
A new proof-of-concept exploit known as DoubleAgent can not only hijack antivirus software, but use said software to deliver further attacks.
Avast Free Antivirus comes with a ton of special features, but can it compete with Bitdefender Antivirus Plus?
Gizmodo says that you don't need antivirus software. Not true! Here's why you do, and how you don't have to spend money for it.
Limitations in macOS' built-in protections guarantee that we'll see a good amount of Mac malware this year, two security researchers said.
If you use Windows 8.1, Kaspersky Lab Internet Security is your best bet — just as it was the last few times AV-Test has run its analyses
F-Secure offers very good malware protection and an appealing interface, but few useful extra features.
Intel's McAfee Internet Security protected users from less than three-quarters of incoming threats, according to a new study.
Microsoft's built-in Windows Defender antivirus software does well against known malware, but gets an F from an independent lab in stopping the newer stuff.
Panda's antivirus products have an appealing interface, but they suffer from heavy system impact and middling malware protection.
A somewhat convincing copy of Microsoft's Blue Screen of Death could fool you into falling for a tech-support phone scam.
ESET Mobile Security offers very good malware protection, but too many of its essential features are premium-only.
An amazingly disastrous Symantec flaw could let cybercriminals attack a Windows machine at the deepest level, but there's a patch ready.
Two well-known antivirus brands see their protection scores drop, while Microsoft's built-in Windows Defender slips only a little.
It's getting better, but Windows' built-in protection isn't strong enough compared to superior stand-alone free and paid antivirus software.
BullGuard Antivirus is fairly easy to use and offers lots of customization options, but its malware protection is only so-so.
ESET NOD32 Antivirus has a clean, easy-to-use interface and a light system load. Too bad its malware protection is average at best.
F-Secure Anti-Virus offers excellent malware protection at a bargain price, but it has a heavy system load and a high false-positive rate.
The antivirus firm Bitdefender has a new version of its free anti-ransomware tool, which protects against three common ransomware strains.
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.
If you use Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to protect your computer, make sure you update it during the next month to patch a nasty flaw.
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.
Panda Antivirus Pro 2016 catches nearly all malware and lets you create your own interface, but it threw up several false positives.