Last year, when we reviewed ESET Smart Security 7, we were very pleased with its test results and we recommended it to all our readers. It proved to be a strong product, that didn't compromise on the protection offered to its users. A new version of this security suite is out – ESET Smart Security 8 – and time has come for us to look into it as well. Now, after days of using and testing this product, we are ready to share our conclusions with you. Is ESET Smart Security 8 still one of the best security suites on the market?
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Detailed reviews for security products like: Internet security suites, antivirus, firewall, antimalware, etc.
ZoneAlarm is a company that is best known for their free firewall application. However, they also release commercial security products that include both antivirus and firewall protection, like ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite 2015. The last time we looked at it, in 2012, this product did not manage to convince us as it was not a great performer in our testing. A lot of time has passed since then and we thought we should give it another chance. After testing it thoroughly, we are now ready to share how effective ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite 2015 is in securing your Windows computers and devices. Read this review to learn more:
The last time we tested McAfee's security products we were quite disappointed. However, a new version is now available, so things might have changed in the meantime. We thoroughly tested McAfee Total Security 2015 for a week and we're ready to share our conclusions with you. Read this review to learn about "the good, the bad & the ugly" of using McAfee security products on your Windows computer.
As Android users, you probably know that there are a lot of security risks you may encounter while using this platform. Whether you download apps from the Play Store or you sideload them from other sources that are more or less trustworthy, it is very important that you have a security solution installed on your smartphone or tablet. A good solution also provides protection for your privacy and anti-theft features. Bitdefender asked us to take a look at their security product - Bitdefender Mobile Security - and give you a complete overview of what it has to offer. Let's get started:
When you browse the web and install applications of all kinds, you expose yourself to malware threats, including adware. You know, the kind of programs that show you annoying ads for things you don't need and other nasty behavior like that. If you don't have a proper security solution installed like an internet security suite, you may get your computer infected with adware and you may want a free tool that can help you get rid of it. Bitdefender has recently launched a free tool named Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool for PC. Here's a tutorial on how it works and how you can use it to remove adware from your computer.
When browsing the Internet you may have encountered the term "cookies". Some websites informed you about using them or your web browser had some settings about them. Even though you knew that these "cookies" are not exactly a sweet dessert, you didn't know exactly what they are and their role in browsing the web. This is why, in this article we will explain what cookies are, how they work and what kind of cookies are most frequently used.
Kaspersky has recently launched the 2015 version of their security products across North America and they will soon follow in Europe and other regions. While this version doesn't promise any spectacular new features, it does promise to provide many improvements over the 2014 edition. If you would like to learn more about what this new generation of products has to offer, read this review for Kaspersky Internet Security 2015.
This summer Bitdefender launched their 2015 version of security products. We were curious to test it and learn what's new, how well it works and, most of all, if Bitdefender remains one of the top security products on the market. We received a license of Bitdefender Total Security 2015 a week ago and since then we have been using it on a regular basis. Here's what we have learned:
There are times when your devices are infected by malware that's very hard to remove with traditional antivirus software. On other occasions, the malware blocks the installation of any antivirus software and you cannot remove it manually. In such delicate scenarios, you need to create a bootable disc or flash drive with an antivirus that can be run before the operating system is loaded. This is the only way to disinfect that malware that you are confronting with. For such scenarios, Microsoft has created Windows Defender Offline - a free tool that does a very good job. Here's where to download it, install it and use it to clean that nasty malware from your Windows devices:
Whenever there's a discussion about viruses, most people think about how to protect themselves against them, not how to contract them. As always, on the Internet you are likely to meet someone who is crazy enough to look for viruses instead of running away from them. If you are on the lookout for computer viruses too, you should first get to know your enemy, right? That's why today's talk will not be about how to protect yourself against viruses, but about how bad-ass some viruses are and how some people want to use them to get revenge on their "friends".
Outpost Security Suite Pro 9.1 is a product developed by a lesser-known security company from Russia. The company name is Agnitum and they focus on developing traditional security products like firewalls, antivirus and internet security suites. We last tested their products in 2012 and we were curious to learn how they have improved in the meantime. Let's see what we have learned, in this detailed review:
Norton is a brand with great recognition but in recent years it was not able to live up to its name and expectations. In our review of Norton Internet Security 2013 we found many problems and issues which did not allow us to recommend this suite to our readers. In the meantime, the 2014 version was launched and we were curious to learn if it is a better product and whether Norton have fixed its past issues.Let's see what we have learned, in this review.