The cost of virus protection rises

Monday, 29 November 2004, 1:54 PM EST

Gasoline and milk aren't the only things that cost more these days. The cost of keeping your antivirus software current has been rising, also.

But while leading antivirus software vendors Symantec and McAfee have been hiking annual subscription fees for stand-alone products, they've kept those charges flat for product suites that bundle antivirus utilities with firewall, intrusion-detection, and spam-control software. The idea is to encourage customers to move over to these suites.

By Paul Roberts at PC World.

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