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Free Avast antivirus review: can Avast compete with the big boys?

Posted 02.08.2013 in News by Christopher

Avast Antivirus cites itself as the world's most popular antivirus, being used on over 150 million devices today. They declare they make “no compromises in terms of protection” and say they outperform even paid-for products. Avast has become a globally successful antivirus, its statistics speaking for itself when it comes to how many people use it, its specifications, and the awards and certifications it has received.

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AVG free download: how does AVG antivirus hold up?

Posted 02.08.2013 in News by Christopher

Through all of the companies publishing antivirus software, AVG antivirus software has set itself apart with its experience, producing antivirus software for more than two decades. Yet even with over 20 years in the antivirus software game, how does the AVG Free Edition compare to its competitors?

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Avira AntiVir versus the competition: Free Avira antivirus review

Posted 02.08.2013 in News by Christopher

Keeping your computer safe from viruses, spyware, and other malware has become very important as more and more dangerous downloads find their way onto the Internet. A handful of antivirus programs have managed to standout amongst a flooded market, and Avira AntiVir has worked hard to be included in that select group.

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Is Microsoft Security Essentials the best free Microsoft antivirus?

Posted 02.08.2013 in News by Christopher

It would be a fair assumption that Microsoft's free security and antivirus software, Microsoft Security Essential (MSE), would be the leader in market share and demonstrated performance, but that is not the case. One of the largest and most powerful software companies has struggled to achieve the dominant position among free antivirus software for it's own operating system.

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Panda Cloud Antivirus: is Panda security right for you?

Posted 02.08.2013 in News by Christopher

Panda Security has figured out a way to weather the storm of hackers and malware by using a cloud. Everyday, there are new malware and viruses that can infiltrate and harm your computer. For traditional antivirus software to block new threats it needs to download updates to consistently protect your computer. Multiple updates can bog down your computer, but with the Panda Cloud Antivirus updates never need to be downloaded.

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