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  • 34% (51)
    No firewall, no nothing. I use my computer carefully.
  • 4% (6)
    I've got Firewall + AVG + Kaspersky + McCaffee with Norton as backup.
  • 60% (89)
    I protect my computer moderately. (please post preferred program ITT)
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post #31 of 88
Symantec internet security 2011 and malwarebyte here

Last full scan Symantec his 2011 found 2 Trojan.gen2 on my temp folder (where internet stuff stored to make web page load faster) and malwarehyte fail to find it.

Trust me Nis 2011 is not bloated, who ever told you is bloated either never used one or didn't use 2009 version later
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post #32 of 88
I use MSSE, with esmisoft anti-maleware scanner as a backup (one time manual scan program, once known as "a squared"). I didn't use any "Active" scanner before MSSE, but this is fast free and effective, and on a core i7 with 12gb of ram its not like I can use the excuse of "oh noos it slows down mah gamingz!!@one!~", so why the heck not?

I also use an updated hosts file.

and of course my router has a firewall.
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post #33 of 88
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I just use MSE and Malwarebytes(free). Have them both run a scan once a week, when I am away from the computer.

Then on the term of taking up system resources, many computers now a days are not affected performance wise from AV's. Most machines on here are redonkulous anyway, end performance "loss" is negligible.
Sweetness.
Just got the free Malwarebytes and ran a quick scan. Just for you, babe.
Check this out.



Enjoy. Ladies and gents.
Malwarebytes seems like a great program too.. sadly I wont be needing it.


Any other scans I can do?
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post #34 of 88
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Originally Posted by ez12a View Post
Avast free here, and a pfsense router with snort and content filter proxy. The latter being completely transparent to the end user.

Safe browsing can only do so much when Google and Microsoft have distributed malware through their ad services.
hence a host file
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post #35 of 88
I just use AVG free and my Linksys 320N router with whatever default firewall. Haven't had a virus in a since switched to 64-bit Vista in Nov. 2008 and then Win7 64-bit at the end of 2009.
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post #36 of 88
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Originally Posted by DrDarkTempler View Post
Symantec internet security 2011 and malwarebyte here

Last full scan Symantec his 2011 found 2 Trojan.gen2 on my temp folder (where internet stuff stored to make web page load faster) and malwarehyte fail to find it.

Trust me Nis 2011 is not bloated, who ever told you is bloated either never used one or didn't use 2009 version later
I can't believe any OCN member would use that AV. It sucks. Detection rates are good, but not the best, but worst of all it takes all the control out of the users hands. I once popped my flash drive into a customer's computer with Norton installed, it automatically deleted my copy of Combofix. It didn't ask, it just informed me that for my "protection" it removed that "threat". I was pissed.

There are much better AV suites out there. Give Kaspersky a test run.
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post #37 of 88
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Originally Posted by Nburnes View Post
I just use MSE and Malwarebytes(free). Have them both run a scan once a week, when I am away from the computer.

Then on the term of taking up system resources, many computers now a days are not affected performance wise from AV's. Most machines on here are redonkulous anyway, end performance "loss" is negligible.
Here's another scan.

This time by Microsoft Security Essentials.
Also another respected program. :]

Here's the

Here's me being updated:


and here's me being virus free:


I assure you, these are the first pieces of AV software that my rig has seen.

As you can see it IS possible to not have AV and be virus free. ^.^


aand I don't feel like running Kaspersky. Im convinced Im virus free.
gnight for today OCN. Continue discussion lol
Edited by Anton338 - 12/25/10 at 11:40pm
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post #38 of 88
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mygaffer View Post
I can't believe any OCN member would use that AV. It sucks. Detection rates are good, but not the best, but worst of all it takes all the control out of the users hands. I once popped my flash drive into a customer's computer with Norton installed, it automatically deleted my copy of Combofix. It didn't ask, it just informed me that for my "protection" it removed that "threat". I was pissed.

There are much better AV suites out there. Give Kaspersky a test run.
Your customer had probably had the setting to auto quarantine, you can readjust the settings to let you decide what to do with "suspected" file, Symantec don't delete your file permanently you can always restore it in quarantine, precautionary is better then not doing anything

Don't judge until you had fully try it
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hence a host file
i'd hate having to update the host file constantly.
 
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Originally Posted by Mygaffer View Post
I can't believe any OCN member would use that AV. It sucks. Detection rates are good, but not the best, but worst of all it takes all the control out of the users hands. I once popped my flash drive into a customer's computer with Norton installed, it automatically deleted my copy of Combofix. It didn't ask, it just informed me that for my "protection" it removed that "threat". I was pissed.

There are much better AV suites out there. Give Kaspersky a test run.
My school uses some crazy antivirus and every time I plug in my flash drive, It just automatically runs through my files and deletes random stuff from "My Programs" including WinRAR and such. SO annoying. :/
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