Robert Vamosi


Robert Vamosi

Robert Vamosi is a senior analyst at Mocana and author of When Gadgets Betray Us: The Dark Side of our Infatuation with New Technologies.  He is an ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). An...

Protect Online Privacy Without Reading the Fine Print

Your personal data is out there. Every thought you tap out on Twitter, every status update you post on Facebook, and even the last credit card purchase you made is accessible via the Internet.

Battle of the Security Superpowers

It's no longer enough for antivirus software to scan files on your PC. You need someone looking over your shoulder and telling you whether it's safe to click that link; whether the popup for that software update is legitimate; and...

Security Software: Testing in the Real Wild World

The malware threat landscape is ever-evolving, with thousands upon thousands of new pieces of malware each year, and with cybercriminals developing new attack methods. As such, security products--and our security testing methods--must...

AVG Internet Security 9.0

AVG Internet Security 9.0 finished third in our 2010 roundup of security suites. At a discounted price of $44 for three users ($70 list; as of 3/9/2010), this affordable suite provides strong malware detection and disinfection, but it...

Norton Internet Security 2010

Norton Internet Security 2010 ($70 for 3 users as of 3/10/2010) took the top spot in our 2010 roundup of security suites, edging out Kaspersky's offering. Norton has a comprehensive set of features, top-notch malware detection, and...

Kaspersky Internet Security 2010

Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 was the second-place finisher in our 2010 security suites roundup, trailing only Norton Internet Security, and not by much. It earns high scores for strong malware detection, efficient performance, and...

ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite

Checkpoint ZoneAlarm Internet Security 2010 finished 12th in our 2010 roundup of security suites. At $40 (for three users as of 3/29/2010), it contains all the basic features--antivirus, antispam, firewall, antiphishing, and Internet...

Eset Smart Security 4

Eset Smart Security 4 came in 13th in our 2010 roundup of 13 Internet security suites. It provides only the basic elements of such a suite, leaving out features common in other packages, such as Web browser protection, backup, and...

F-Secure Internet Security 2010

You get a lot for your money with F-Secure Internet Security 2010, thanks to its low price ($50 for three users as of 3/10/2010) and extensive features. However, this year's version ranks 11th in our roundup, mainly because of its...

Trend Micro Internet Security Pro 2010

Trend Micro Internet Security Pro 2010 ($70 for three users as of 3/10/2010) ranks tenth in our 2010 roundup of security suites. It offers a competitive and complete package for desktop Internet security, but its malware detection...

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