Nowadays, McAfee gets a bad reputation because of its original creator - John McAfee - and his troubles with the law. But does this mean their security products are bad? I have noticed that they have made several changes to their 2013 version of security products and I was curious to review them and learn if they have become more effective at securing a user's system. I have tested McAfee Internet Security 2013 and this is what I have learned:
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Panda Security is a Spanish company with a funny name. Their products feature a cute Panda logo and are generally well known in the security space. It has been a long time since I tested their products and I was curious to learn if there's any special about the new 2013 products. I took Panda Internet Security 2013 for a spin and this is what I have learned.
We started reviewing the 2012-2013 lineup of security products a couple of months ago. Even though we are note done with our reviews, we would like to centralize the results of our testing and create a live chart that includes the best internet security suites of 2012-2013, as well as the worst. Before you purchase any of them, do yourself a favor and read our reviews.
The Finish F-Secure Corporation has built a reputation over time, of providing good security products, even though they are not as popular or well known as other security companies. We tested many of their products and, unfortunately, their 2012 Internet Security Suite received a lower rating from us than the 2011 version. I was curious to learn if any important improvements have been made since then and I took F-Secure Internet Security 2013 for a spin. In my testing I noticed some interesting changes. Let’s see how they impact the effectiveness of their product.
Avast! has some of the most popular security products in the world. This year they launched version 8 of their lineup and I was curious to learn what’s new and how effective their new products are in providing security to their users. That’s why I decided to install avast! Internet Security 8 and test it for a while. Read this review to learn what I have found out.
Avira has always received recognition for the effectiveness of the security provided by their products. They are also famous for their free antivirus solution. Therefore I was keen to learn if their latest commercial product - Avira Internet Security 2013 - brings any interesting new features & usability improvements and if it manages to remain a strong security product. Let’s learn more about what it has to offer from this lengthy review.
ESET Smart Security 6 was launched at the beginning of 2013 and, even though its developers claim many improvements, there are not that many reviews out there to confirm their claims. We decided to take it for a spin, test it as thoroughly as we can and publish our conclusions. Is ESET Smart Security 6 better than the previous version of the product? How effective is it when compared to other security suites? Let’s find out from this review.
Comodo is a company famous mostly for its free products but there are some who use also their commercial solutions. Since some of our readers asked us to review their latest security suite, we decided to listen and test it sooner than initially planned. Let’s see how well Comodo Internet Security Pro 2013 performs and whether it is a security suite worth purchasing.
Security for Everyone is a series of reviews that have been very much appreciated by our readers. Each year, we test the most well known internet security suites and we share our findings. Since we first started reviewing products we have greatly improved our evaluation procedure and, today, we have developed a strong process that is very tough on the products we review. This is ensures that our recommendations will match what the users will experience when trying out a product and to make sure we recommend only the best products to everyone. If you want to learn more about how we evaluate each product and the verdicts we give, don’t hesitate to read this article.
Many years ago I was a big fan of the ZoneAlarm Firewall. I loved using it, it provided great protection and it was free. What more could you ask in those days? Since then, I have switched to using more complete security products and for some reason I did not use ZoneAlarm products for long. Therefore, I was very curious to learn how ZoneAlarm is doing nowadays. Do they still have a great firewall? What about the antimalware protection? How effective is ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite 2013 or version 11 in revealed by its internal version system? To learn the answers to these questions and more, read this review.
Besides having a very long name, Trend Micro Titanium Internet Security 2013 also stands out as one of the very few products which piggyback on the Windows Firewall to provide firewall protection. But that doesn’t mean the suite doesn’t pack plenty of useful tools and features. If you evaluate it in detail, there’s quite a lot being offered to users. But does everything work well? Is the suite able to fully protect your system? Let’s find out from this detailed review.
AVG is a rather popular company in the security business, mostly due to its free product offerings. For their 2013 edition of products they revealed a new user interface, inspired by Windows 8, and promised compatibility with this new operating system. But do they provide top notch protection in AVG Internet Security 2013? Let’s find out in this review.