The best free security software

Discussion in 'Security and Anti-Virus Software' started by Baserk, Nov 22, 2007.

  1. yutzybrian

    yutzybrian Notebook Consultant

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    Large majority of the community tends to agree that it is never worth it to pay for antivirus.
     
  2. Aonarch

    Aonarch Notebook Geek

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    Anyone else using Bitdefender?

    Coupled to ad block plus and common sense, it has worked well.
     
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  3. coolguy

    coolguy Notebook Prophet

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    Another free AV, Charity antivirus which is using the bitdefender engine.
    It seems to be light on system resources too with a minimalist user interface.

    http://www.charityantivirus.com/en/home
     
  4. jaug1337

    jaug1337 de_dust2

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    Don't forget BGPKiller for Avira.
     
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  5. thegh0sts

    thegh0sts Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    I'm using Windows Defender at the moment. Not particularly fussed about it.
     
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  6. Papusan

    Papusan BGABOOKS = That sucks!! STAHP! Dont buy FILTH...

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    Or skip AV for now. Work flawless if you don't jump into the wrong web pages or click on everything you see. Or pay. Up to yoo:D
     
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  7. Vasudev

    Vasudev Notebook Virtuoso

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    Try Voodoo Shield https://voodooshield.com/
     
  8. thegh0sts

    thegh0sts Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    I meant I am not fussed about using defender.
     
  9. hfm

    hfm Notebook Virtuoso

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    AV is just another attack vector these days. I'm just rolling with MSE which can be bad enough (MS just had to fix it). Probably the best thing you can do is just run a MalwareBytes scan once in a while (daily?).
     
  10. thegh0sts

    thegh0sts Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    I did have Malwarebytes installed but I ran out the free trial it got uninstalled :p
     
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