Spy Sweeper 5.5 – At the Head of the Class

With Spy Sweeper 5.5 Webroot continues to set the bar for anti-spyware applications. Spy Sweeper 5.5 is fast and effective in providing the protection that users need against spyware, adware, and other stealthy, malicious software.

CyberScrub AntiVirus Lifetime – Simple or Scant?

The feature-light CyberScrub AntiVirus Lifetime Edition takes the opposite approach to bundling, where the more features that can be packed into software, the more value add for the customer. But does CyberScrub’s virus scanner achieve simplicity like an iPod or scarcity like a stripped-down Escort?

DriveScrubber 3 – Keep Your Hard Drive Clean

DriveScrubber 3 from iolo Technologies uses U.S. Department of Defense standards to ensure all data on a hard drive is permanently disposed of and can never be recovered. Feel secure that your hard drive does not contain ghosts of the past with sensitive financial information or other secrets.

Ad-Aware 2007 – A Great Way to Protect Your PC

Ad-Aware 2007, the recent upgrade from SE Plus, is a must-have utility for detecting and eliminating the increasing amount of adware, malware, spyware, and other advertising and tracking software being dumped on computer users.

Ad-Aware 2007 – This Malware Scanner Doesn’t Add Up

Ad-Aware 2007 has been one of the top malware scanners over the past few years. This latest version falls behind, however, in some significant areas. More importantly, it failed to catch a simulated malware attack on my system.

CA Anti-Virus 2008 – A Rhapsody in Blue

CA Anti-Virus 2008 sports a slick interface, rich options, and solid protection. Users looking for an antivirus program without a lot of extras will be very satisfied with CA’s offering.

eScan AntiVirus Edition -This Edition Lacks Distinction

In a field with two or three heavy hitters, MicroWorld’s eScan lacks the distinction and technical power to compete. An odd user interface, sluggish performance, and poor virus detection round out this less than average product.

Review of ESET NOD32 – The Best Antivirus Solution Around!

“NOD who?” you might well ask. NOD32 is certainly way behind the products of McAfee and Symantec in name recognition. That is just about the only area in which NOD32 trails the competition. When it comes to the important stuff, like speed and detection capabilities, NOD32 is out in front.

McAfee VirusScan Plus 2007 – This Offering Scans Clean

McAfee VirusScan Plus 2007 is a modern security suite from the security veteran McAfee. McAfee VirusScan Plus 2007 includes a solid, well-designed, high-performing virus scanner, firewall, and anti-spyware and malware applications.

Password Manager XP – Store Your Data with Confidence

CP Lab’s Password Manager XP offers a secure data manager and web-form filler with perhaps a not very forward-looking name. If you want a low-cost, flexible, secure data storage solution, you’ll like what you see, assuming you can figure out how to use its needlessly complicated interface.