Security Software Gains Many Facets

Not too long ago, antivirus software and a firewall was all that was needed to keep PCs safe from digital threats. But now, consumers apparently need a bigger arsenal of security solutions to survive the onslaught of scams and schemes they encounter online.

A recent flurry of releases this week demonstrates this trend Microsoft's Live OneCare, McAfee's Falcon and Symantec's Norton 360 each boast features you might not expect to see in a security solution, such as PC performance tune-ups, backup applications, file recovery, site sniffers to flush out potential phishing schemes, anti "crimeware" applications and behavior blockers intended to stop malware in its tracks. Security Software Gains Many Facets

Linked by shanmuga Monday, 5th June 2006 10:46PM