Anti-Virus? Why?

Discussion in 'Security and Anti-Virus Software' started by Happy_Hamer, Jan 5, 2010.

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  1. DetlevCM

    DetlevCM Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    And even that shouldn't collect personal data - yes, it does transmit some user patterns to MS - but won't send of personal data - e.g. contact details, banking information, etc.
     
  2. UniqueQ

    UniqueQ Notebook Geek

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    AntiVirus, why? Because legitimate websites can become compromised and infected.

    Although reformatting your hard disk on a regular basis could also form part of your security measure (as long as you have a good initial start backup). Providing your backup is virus free.
     
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    If it does something is wrong.
    Just saying so people who are ultra sensitive to usage pattern collection may not like it and have it cancelled.
     
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