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PC World tests 16 security tools, June 2004

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#1 Freebird


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Posted 02 July 2004 - 05:46 PM

Interesting article/comparisons. These are their recommendations:

"Tool Kit: Best Defenders

Software and Hardware Firewall Best Buys

* Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security 2004
* Zone Labs ZoneAlarm Pro 4.5

Antivirus Scanner Best Buy

* Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security 2004

Anti-Spyware Scanner Best Buys

* Lavasoft Ad-aware 6 Plus
* Spybot Search & Destroy

Spam Filter Best Buy

* Cloudmark SpamNet"

Full article (9 pages) here:

Not sure whether I agree with all of it, but at least it gives a bit more info on whats available.


Edited by Freebird, 02 July 2004 - 05:49 PM.

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#2 ErikAlbert


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Posted 02 July 2004 - 08:22 PM

I also like to read reviews, because

1. I can't trust the homepage of the software. They all claim to be the very best in the world and promise full protection.
2. I can't trust the user's opinion, because their reasons are often based on a personal choice or experience.

But I can't trust the reviews either, because several websites have another "best buy" for the same softwares in their reviews. Nevertheless I find reviews always interesting to read.

Edited by ErikAlbert, 02 July 2004 - 08:25 PM.

Simplicity is always brilliant.

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