The Hidden Costs of Security Freeware

Some of the limitations in free security software packages "aren't always obvious to the end users until they run into a problem they thought might be addressed," said David Luft, a senior vice president for security vendor CA. "They think they have something that's fully protecting them, when in reality they don't protect in a way they might need."

...Despite all the free protection, primarily for Windows computers, leading security vendors are moving forward with plans to start selling their annual slate of security products this fall.

Why bother, when so much is available elsewhere at no cost? Technology News: Security: The Hidden Costs of Security Freeware

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