Let's face it. Software has holes. And hackers love to exploit them. New vulnerabilities appear almost daily. If you have software - we all do - you need to keep tabs on the latest vulnerabilities.
Articles about Security
This innovative solution provides a bridge between outsourced and in-house network security, and could appeal to many an SME.
Spybot blows the venerable Ad-aware out of the water when it comes to protecting you against ad-serving software.
PC Immobiliser is a simple device that should increase the security of any PC or notebook, and make it less attractive to thieves. The use of iButtons to restrict access to anyone who doesn’t have the correct token works seamlessly once set up.
PGP 8.0 is an industrial-strength encryption program with all the features necessary to protect your files and online communications.
McAfee VirusScan 7.0 is a top-notch virus killer for first-time users, but unless you use Outlook Express or Eudora, VirusScan 6.0 users won't need to upgrade.
This virus hunter's new interface is simple to use, but Panda Antivirus Platinum stumbles on support and detection skills.
Norton Internet Security 2003 is a solid package for the price, especially as an upgrade.
For zapping viruses, worms and other malicious code, you can't go wrong with Norton AntiVirus 2003. However, current NAV users need not upgrade.
Detecting network intrusions: PureSecure
An effective and easy-to-use tool for fighting spam, SpamKiller 2.90 is a must for anyone whose inbox is overrun by unwanted mail.
ZoneAlarm Pro 3.0 is as good as personal firewalls get. Although you'll still need an anti-virus product to completely protect your PC, we think that the extras in ZoneAlarm Pro are worth the cash -- free alternative or not.
Most people won't need the extra security tools in McAfee Internet Security 4.0. You're better off buying the standalone VirusScan 6.0, or Norton AntiVirus 2002, and downloading a free firewall such as ZoneAlarm.
We love the firewall and anti-virus combo, but if all you want is a way to keep hackers at bay, Norton Internet Security 2002 costs too much. Get it if you need anti-virus protection too; otherwise, download the free ZoneAlarm firewall.
VirusScan is not the best virus slayer on the street. Go for Norton instead and install a free firewall such as ZoneAlarm.
There's no better virus killer than Norton AntiVirus -- but unless you're moving to Windows XP, don't bother with this minor upgrade.