Articles By Eric Larkin

Bug off — security fixes to head off browser attacks

Whatever you use to surf the Web needs a fix. Developers of all five major browsers--Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, and Opera--recently released important security patches.To head off a growing number of attacks

Published on: April 30th, 2010 Eric Larkin

Five fantastic tools for password freedom

Password managers are a huge help in dealing with our exponentially growing numbers of accounts. But stand-alone apps introduce a new problem: If you aren't sitting at the PC with the software installed,

Published on: October 7th, 2008 Eric Larkin

ZoneAlarm Internet SecuritySuite 7.1 – feature rich firewall, limited scan options

Unlike the other seven security suites we tested for "All-in-One Security Suites: Tried and Tested," CheckPoint's ZoneAlarm Internet SecuritySuite 7.1 began with a firewall and then expanded to add other features. It shows.

Published on: December 5th, 2007 Eric Larkin

CA Internet Security Suite Plus 2008 falls short on fundamental tasks

A cursory look at CA Internet Security 2008 might lead you to consider it a worthwhile security suite. It has a good-looking interface and helpful features such as a first-use tutorial and help

Published on: November 30th, 2007 Eric Larkin