We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message

15,670 Reviews

Security software reviews

More Security software reviews at PC Advisor. More Security software user reviews, ratings, buying advice and price comparison

Filter by company
  • WinZip Pro 12.0 review

    The reasons for buying WinZip Pro 12.0 (or using the free trial version) now is to do things that Windows' .zip support can't handle, such as zip-to-mail, true…

    £38 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • BitDefender Total Security 2009 review

    'Total Security' is a bold claim, so BitDefender Total Security 2009 has a lot to live up to - and, by and large, it does.

    £39 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Lavasoft Ad-Aware 2008 Pro review

    Lavasoft Ad-Aware 2008 Pro stretches to such demanding tasks as protecting your system from viruses and spyware, and securing your banking details and files.

    £21 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Steganos Safe One encryption software

    Safe One, from Steganos, is a freeware application that converts part of your hard drive into a secure partition, only accessible when the right password is entered.

    Free

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • CA Internet Security Suite Plus 2008

    These days, you’re spoiled for choice when it comes to security bundles. To the ever-growing list of these is now added CA Internet Security Suite Plus 2008.

    £50 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Trend Micro Antivirus + Antispyware 2010 review

    Trend Micro Antivirus + Antispyware is good looking software weighed down by comparatively poor malware detection, slow scan speed, and a seriously misguided habit of…

    £39 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Panda Antivirus Pro 2010 review

    Panda Antivirus Pro 2010 ranks fifth in our current round-up of 11 stand-alone antivirus apps. It was buoyed by positives such as strong traditional malware…

    £21 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • McAfee VirusScan Plus 2010 review

    McAfee VirusScan Plus 2010 does well with traditional, signature-based malware detection, but it delivered a large number of false positives and fumbled on essentials…

    £38 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 Desktop Version review

    Norton Ghost, meet Backup Exec. Backup Exec, meet Ghost. That's right: Symantec's Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 Desktop Version (BESR for short) is a Windows disk…

    £35 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Free review

    Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Free adds a useful extra layer of protection to your PC, at no extra cost.

    Free

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 review

    ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 has some nice, techie-focused extras and it effectively ferrets out rootkits, but it can't keep up with other antivirus apps when it comes to…

    £29 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • PC Tools Internet Security review

    PC Tools Internet Security offers a decidedly mixed bag of protections.

    £49 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Panda Internet Security 2009 review

    Panda Internet Security 2009 covers all the bases with its features, and it scans quickly, but it lags behind some rivals at malware detection. Updated, 16 June 2009.

    £43 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • BitDefender Internet Security 2008

    All-in-one PC security suite BitDefender Internet Security 2008 puts in a distinctly mixed performance.

    £25 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Iolo System Mechanic 7.5 review

    Iolo System Mechanic backs up, repairs, and compacts the Windows Registry; protects against spyware; optimises startup files and system memory; and tweaks internet…

    £29 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Acronis True Image Home 11.0 backup software

    Acronis True Image Home 11.0 is great at backups, but its interface can be confusing.

    £25 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • SonicWall PRO 5060

    The SonicWall PRO 5060 is a 1U-high system with six 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports. At the top of the line for SonicWall's PRO-series product offering, it shares the same…

    £1,500 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Lavasoft Ad-Aware 2007 Plus

    Lavasoft's Ad-Aware 2007 Plus is the paid version of the popular scanner Lavasoft Ad-Aware 2007 Free. Despite Ad-Aware 2007 Plus's name, Lavasoft says that the…

    £14 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • F-Secure Online Backup review

    F-Secure Online Backup (pricing varies with plan) is a stable, easy-to-set-up backup solution along the lines of Mozy and SpiderOak.

    £50 inc VAT

    Score - 7 out of 10

  • Windows 7 Firewall Control Free review

    Want fine-grained control over the firewall built into Windows 7 and Windows Vista - especially the way it blocks outbound connections? Windows 7 Firewall Control…

    Free

    Score - 7 out of 10



IDG UK Sites

Where to buy iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in the UK: Launch day price, deals and contracts

IDG UK Sites

Is Apple losing confidence in itself?

IDG UK Sites

Professional photo and video techniques for perfect colours

IDG UK Sites

How (and where) to buy an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus in the UK. Plus: What to do if you pre-ordered...