Stories by Mary Landesman

  • Timeline: A Decade of Malware

    With first decade of the millennium coming to a close this year, it seems a good time to take a look back at some of the malware that has helped shape the current-day attacks on the Web.

  • ZoneAlarm tackles spyware

    Zone Labs' new ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite 6 adds anti-spyware capabilities to an already bursting all-in-one security package. In addition to tools for preventing and removing adware and spyware, the suite includes a firewall, antivirus protection, privacy controls, and instant messaging security - all accessible via a unified interface.

  • Symantec's so-so spyware protection

    Antivirus powerhouse Symantec takes aim at spyware with its free public beta of Norton Internet Security 2005 AntiSpyware Edition. The final version, due by midyear, will sell for about US$80, but my initial tests show it may not be your best bet for spyware protection.