Windows Security: Archive: August 2012 

Review: McAfee Deep Defender

Rootkits are in the crosshairs of this innovative anti-malware technology that runs directly on the processor, underneath the operating system.

August Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Fixes XML, IE, and Oracle Flaws

Microsoft patches 26 vulnerabilities -- and revisits the XML patch from the July update.

Review: Total Defense Anti-Virus r12

CA Technologies spinoff Total Defense offers robust management capabilities in its AV-only product. But the software lags a bit behind the competition in anti-malware sophistication.

Review: Avast Endpoint Protection Suite

Multiple levels of anti-malware protection combined with a community-based threat detection network and a centralized management server make Avast a compelling alternative for business-level virus protection.

Microsoft Releases Attack Surface Analyzer 1.0

The tool is intended to help  developers evaluate the changes their software makes to the attack surface of a computer.