I rarely write about or review paid software on this blog. There are several free anti-virus software available on the internet. And many of them do an excellent job.
Considering the numerous threats that we are subject to online ranging from viruses and trojans to computer hijacking, security software has become a part and parcel of our daily life, be it the inbuilt Windows Firewall or more expensive paid solutions for antivirus software or anti-spyware software. I stumbled across DriveSentry the other day. DriveSentry is a free data protection software for Windows XP and Windows Vista.
We have always known Windows to be spyware prone. However, one thing that was considered to be without spyware is the Mac. Well, until F-Secure received a proof-of-concept sample of an adware program for Mac OS X.