Chapter 11. Selecting Software: Steals, Deals, and Software Duds
In this chapter
Is Freeware Really Free?
Why Some Software Is Free
Should You Pay for Security Software?
When You Don’t Pay for Software, but It’s Not Free
Tips to Avoid Software Duds
Features You Want in an Antivirus, an Anti-Spyware, a Firewall, or an Anti-Spam Program
Are Security Suites from Your Internet Provider Any Good?
There’s a lot of software out there in the market to help you make your computer more secure. Some of it’s free, some of it’s paid, and some is halfway in between. What’s safe and what’s not? This chapter helps you decide between the various offerings and tells you what features you should look for.
Security Software: Nothing in Life Is Free, Except Software
When it ...