Free vs. Fee: Free and Paid Antivirus Programs Compared

Free vs. Fee: Free and Paid Antivirus Programs Compared

Depending on whom you ask, paying for antivirus software is either a good investment or a total ripoff. In reality,...

November 30th, 2010 nick mediati

Sophos delights Mac users with free antivirus

Sophos delights Mac users with free antivirus

Security software company Sophos has finally broken ranks and decided to offer Mac users a free antivirus product without hidden...

November 4th, 2010 John E. Dunn

Razorback project targets malware, zero-day exploits

Razorback project targets malware, zero-day exploits

Sourcefire Inc., best known for its Snort intrusion-prevention technology, Tuesday is unveiling a new open source  project called Razorback that's...

July 28th, 2010 Ellen Messmer

New attack said to sidestep security software

New attack said to sidestep security software

 An attack tactic that bypasses the security protections of most Windows antivirus software is a "very serious" problem, an executive...

May 11th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Four over-rated security technologies

Four over-rated security technologies

The security community has grown to depend on some basic technologies in the fight against cyber thieves, such as antivirus...

March 10th, 2010 Bill Brenner

More than 100 companies targeted by Google hackers

More than 100 companies targeted by Google hackers

The hackers who broke into Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) two months ago have gone after more than 100 companies, according...

February 27th, 2010 Robert McMillan

Unified security in central Melbourne

Unified security in central Melbourne

SYDNEY - The City of Boroondara has ditched a "cumbersome" IT security system and standardized on unified threat management (UTM)...

August 13th, 2008 Darren Pauli

Why buy commercial products when there are open-source security tools?

Why buy commercial products when there are open-source security tools?

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEOpen source security tools abound, so take advantage of them and avoid paying for commercial products if...

March 20th, 2007 Ellen Messmer

Windows OneCare global release on Jan. 30

Windows OneCare global release on Jan. 30

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEMicrosoft Corp. will begin the international roll-out of its consumer security software on Jan. 30 when it...

January 23rd, 2007 Jeremy Kirk