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Microsoft Defender review: Effective, effortless protection for zero cost
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Microsoft Defender review: Effective, effortless protection for zero cost

The interface is clunky in places, but Windows 10’s built-in protection is amazingly effective
3 Dec 2021
The best antivirus deals for Black Friday
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The best antivirus deals for Black Friday

From McAfee to Kaspersky, we've rounded up the best software security bargains for all your devices
26 Nov 2021
RATDispenser evades nine in ten anti-virus engines
RATDispenser evades nine in ten anti-virus engines
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RATDispenser evades nine in ten anti-virus engines

Stealth malware deploys key loggers and information stealers
24 Nov 2021
Best free malware removal tools 2021
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Security

Best free malware removal tools 2021

Worried your device is infected? Here are the tools you need to get rid of malicious software
19 Nov 2021
F-Secure Elements Endpoint Protection review: A strong business-oriented security solution
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F-Secure Elements Endpoint Protection review: A strong business-oriented security solution

Cloud management, excellent protection and great mobile support, all for an affordable price
16 Nov 2021
Avast Antivirus Free review: Our free favourite for older Windows PCs
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Avast Antivirus Free review: Our free favourite for older Windows PCs

Effective free antivirus that’ll work on operating systems all the way back to Windows 7
9 Nov 2021
McAfee Total Protection review: Expensive at full price
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McAfee Total Protection review: Expensive at full price

Protects your PC and includes a decent firewall, but costly and less effective than some rivals
2 Nov 2021
F-Secure Safe review: Simple security struggles to outdo Defender
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F-Secure Safe review: Simple security struggles to outdo Defender

F-Secure Safe doesn’t have the protection or features to stand out against its rivals.
25 Oct 2021
Kaspersky Internet Security review: Powerful, highly configurable protection
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Kaspersky Internet Security review: Powerful, highly configurable protection

Easy to use, efficient and accurate malware defense for users who want to personalise their protection
19 Oct 2021
How to turn on Windows Defender
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How to turn on Windows Defender

Find out how to turn on, or off, Windows Defender on Windows 10 and older versions of Windows
30 Sep 2021
What's the difference between antimalware and antivirus?
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What's the difference between antimalware and antivirus?

We help you navigate the worlds of antimalware and antivirus
17 Sep 2021
Over 90% of IT teams feel pressure to compromise security
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Over 90% of IT teams feel pressure to compromise security

Organizations reject attempts to update security
9 Sep 2021
Microsoft Windows Security review: Minimum effort
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Microsoft Windows Security review: Minimum effort

It’s the easiest security solution imaginable – but these built-in protections aren’t without their foibles
25 Aug 2021
AVG Internet Security review: Money for nothing
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AVG Internet Security review: Money for nothing

An ostensible upgrade from the free Avast package – but there’s very little here to justify the cost
20 Aug 2021
G Data Total Security review: Aptly named, but steeply priced
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G Data Total Security review: Aptly named, but steeply priced

This security suite is bursting at the seams, but that doesn’t mean it’s good value
18 Aug 2021
Norton 360 Standard review: A dependable partner in security
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Norton 360 Standard review: A dependable partner in security

It may be a little trigger-happy, but Norton 360 is a terrific deal for the price
16 Aug 2021
Avira Antivirus Pro review: Obnoxious and annoying
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Avira Antivirus Pro review: Obnoxious and annoying

This antivirus tool does the job, but it’s expensive – and the in-app advertising really sticks in the throat
13 Aug 2021
Bitdefender Internet Security review: A solid suite at a fair price
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Bitdefender Internet Security review: A solid suite at a fair price

Strong protection against viruses and ransomware make this a fine solution
6 Aug 2021
Avast Antivirus Free review: Our favourite free solution
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Avast Antivirus Free review: Our favourite free solution

Excellent protection with minimal intrusions and a strong set of bonus features – and it doesn’t cost a penny
4 Aug 2021
Avast and Norton in talks over multi-billion dollar merger
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Avast and Norton in talks over multi-billion dollar merger

The two competitors could join forces to become the biggest name in the consumer security market
15 Jul 2021
What is a botnet?
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What is a botnet?

An in-depth look at the evolution of this highly effective method of cyber crime
14 Jul 2021
Antivirus creator John McAfee found dead in Spanish prison
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Careers & training

Antivirus creator John McAfee found dead in Spanish prison

The software pioneer was awaiting extradition to the US on charges of tax evasion
24 Jun 2021
McAfee to refund customers following CMA auto-renew probe
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McAfee to refund customers following CMA auto-renew probe

Investigation found that long-term users of the antivirus software were being charged higher prices than new customers
26 May 2021