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Avast Free Antivirus review: Capable but annoying
antivirus

Avast Free Antivirus review: Capable but annoying

A feature-packed offering, but prepare to be peppered with prompts to upgrade
28 Feb 2019
Bitdefender Internet Security 2019 review
Security

Bitdefender Internet Security 2019 review

We miss the Autopilot mode, but otherwise this 2019 update sticks to Bitdefender’s core strengths
22 Feb 2019
Kaspersky Internet Security 2019 review: Unbeatable value
Security

Kaspersky Internet Security 2019 review: Unbeatable value

Old reliable does it again, with supreme effectiveness, extensive features and minimal performance impact
12 Feb 2019
Avast pulls latest CCleaner update following privacy outrage
Software

Avast pulls latest CCleaner update following privacy outrage

Version 5.45 made changes to data collection and removed privacy settings from its free version altogether
6 Aug 2018
Patch Tuesday is about to get much more interesting
antivirus

Patch Tuesday is about to get much more interesting

In the same way AV software spots threats, we could soon benefit from superpowered gene editing
2 Jun 2018
Kaspersky’s attempt to overturn US ban thrown out of court
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antivirus

Kaspersky’s attempt to overturn US ban thrown out of court

Federal judge rules against security firm in lawsuit against Homeland Security
1 Jun 2018
How to spot and stop false positives in your PC's security
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antivirus

How to spot and stop false positives in your PC's security

What to do when overzealous defences flag, block and filter innocuous 'threats'
24 May 2018
Block viruses by all means, but leave the ethics to me
antivirus

Block viruses by all means, but leave the ethics to me

Security software has an important job, but it's hard to trust a tool that oversteps its role
19 May 2018
Infected Android apps back on Google Play after name change
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malware

Infected Android apps back on Google Play after name change

Symantec discovers seven malicious apps sneaked back onto Google Play with different names
14 May 2018
Kaspersky hits back at Twitter ban with open letter
antivirus

Kaspersky hits back at Twitter ban with open letter

Eugene Kaspersky quotes Game of Thrones in letter claiming his firm is being unfairly censored
23 Apr 2018
Avast plans London listing in UK's largest ever tech IPO
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Avast plans London listing in UK's largest ever tech IPO

The antivirus firm is expected to hit a $4 billion valuation
13 Apr 2018
Nine questions to answer before you choose a security suite
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Nine questions to answer before you choose a security suite

A guide to help you pick the best security software for your needs
23 Mar 2018
500 new cyber threats emerge every minute
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cyber crime

500 new cyber threats emerge every minute

McAfee: Mac malware and healthcare attacks are also on the rise
13 Mar 2018
Kaspersky offers hackers $100,000 for spotting bugs
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antivirus

Kaspersky offers hackers $100,000 for spotting bugs

The new rewards form part of the antivirus firm's attempts to counteract spying accusations
7 Mar 2018
Sophos XG 450 review
Security

Sophos XG 450 review

The XG 450 delivers tough and affordable enterprise security to mid-sized businesses
29 Jan 2018
Task force silences massive Andromeda botnet
Security

Task force silences massive Andromeda botnet

The botnet is thought to have spewed malware from two million infected devices
5 Dec 2017
NotPetya was nastier than WannaCry ransomware, say experts
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Security

NotPetya was nastier than WannaCry ransomware, say experts

The malware tops the list of 2017's worst ransomware outbreaks
1 Nov 2017
Kaspersky claims pirated software behind NSA exploit leak
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Security

Kaspersky claims pirated software behind NSA exploit leak

The company has released the early results of its investigation into the 2014 incident
26 Oct 2017
Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Select review
Security

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Select review

On-premises endpoint protection that’s top value and packed with features but complex to deploy
27 Sep 2017
4 steps you can take to lower the risk of ransomware attacks
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Security

4 steps you can take to lower the risk of ransomware attacks

With the ever-increasing frequency in attacks, it's likely many of us will be targeted by ransomware
5 Sep 2017
Mac and Android malware on the rise, reports show
Security

Mac and Android malware on the rise, reports show

New research suggest that malware for the two device families has spiked over the past year
24 Aug 2017
How to remove malware
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Security

How to remove malware

Is your PC slowing down? It might be infected with malware. Here’s how to get rid of it
1 Aug 2017
Kaspersky launches free antivirus worldwide
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Security

Kaspersky launches free antivirus worldwide

The software will offer the 'bare essentials', including file, email and web protection
26 Jul 2017