Security products sell despite freebies

Monday, 18 September 2006, 12:12 AM EST

Microsoft gives away a security firewall with its latest operating system. Many high-speed Internet service providers offer free anti-virus protection for subscribers. And several Web sites distribute free toolbars to warn of Web scams.

AOL even recently made a package of basic security tools - anti-virus, anti-spyware and firewall programs - available for free to anyone, not just paying subscribers.

At National News.

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