Computer viruses are spreading through the Internet at an unprecedented rate and the antivirus market is now a $3 billion (USD) a year industry. This report measures the financial health and product quality of four key industry players: Symantec, McAfee, Computer Associates, and Trend Micro.
virus defense, a personal firewall, Spam filtering, spyware removal, anti-phishing , a Wi-Fi intrusion detector, and a home network configuration console. How the Products Stack Up In an effort to determine which of the leading antivirus companies produces a superior product, we decided to compare the various products in a series of head-to-head tests. Before we present the test results, it is important to point out that each of these companies offers a variety of antivirus products, designed for various