Posts Tagged ‘kaspersky’

How to Update Last Year’s Security Software to this Year’s

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Here’s a neat trick that appears to work on a variety of different security programs …

Most security software companies, like Kaspersky, Symantec or Bitdefender, release new products ever year. The updated programs often come with additional security modules, better detection, engines, resource usage and other features that make them more powerful than last year’s version.


Make a Bootable USB Kaspersky Rescue Disk 10

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

This sounds incredibly helpful … or at least it provides one last thing to try before reformatting your hard drive.

Many antivirus companies are offering free rescue disks to provide their customers with an option to disinfect a system from the “outside”. That’s especially helpful in scenarios where a virus has damaged the operating system critically, so that it won’t boot anymore on its own.


The 2010 Anti-Virus league tables are out!

Friday, August 20th, 2010

Kind of surprising that McCafee and Adaware didn’t make the list …

AV Test have now released the results of their 2010 best anti-virus for Windows 7.  The tests put each anti-virus package through a rigorous set of tests to determine not only how good they are at detecting and removing malware and viruses, but also how usable the software is…