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  1. Ratings for 2012 Antivirus and Internet Security Suites


    March 15, 2012 by Wes Eckles

    Tip 1 – PCMag has posted their test results of the latest 2012 anti-malware products. Two separate test results are available. One is for 14 antivirus programs and the other is for 14 internet security programs. In previous Tips of The Week, I pointed out the difference between the two. Antivirus pro- grams are less expensive and lack extra fea- tures included in suites. These programs are not free. The antivirus programs cost from $28 to $70, while the suites cost from $70 to $80. Most of these programs allow installation on three or four computers for one year. The top rated antivirus program and Editor’s Choice is a tie: Norton AntiVi- rus 2012 and Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus. Go here to see the charts and reviews for the 14 products. Again Norton Internet Security 2012 and Webroot SecureAnywhere Complete tied for top rated and Editor’s choice for the Internet Security Suites. Go here to see the test results for the 14 programs. Tip 2 – The latest hoax spreading by Facebook users concerns a picture of a sick boy in intensive care. The hoax claims that sharing a picture of a sick boy will grant him a heart transplant. Tip …