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Filezilla vs Winscp suggestions

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Which is better among the two?

I used filezilla before and got 20kbs upload speed on my 1mbit connection.
Winscp only gets up to 3kbs upload speed using the same webhost.

I switched to winscp because a web developer told me that filezilla has a virus, and I did get a virus during the time I was using it. Not sure if it was from filezilla though.

Winscp is very slow and always get disconnected but im afraid to use filezilla again because there are talks in other forums and websites of malicious software with filezilla
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You can't blame Filezilla if you have malware on your computer. A lot of malware targets FTP software in order to gain access to your website (to further distribute the malware). I would suggest you get a good antivirus program and make sure your computer is 100% clean before doing anything with your website. Also, a keylogger can still see your passwords through WinSCP (unless you use key authentication which I doubt).
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