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Definitive Best *Free* Antivirus 2014

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#61 +warwagon


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Posted 20 June 2014 - 03:23

true, but i figure if i stick to mostly known sites that should keep risk at a minimum.


plus, i got NoScript in use which i imagine helps a bit there since a lot of the side stuff on plenty of websites don't load when that's running as i only allow what i need to allow for a site to function well enough.


That's were most of the exploits come from. Hacked "Known" sites. Even TWIT.TV was serving out malware at one point.

#62 +goretsky


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Posted 24 June 2014 - 05:44



One thing to keep in mind is that in many anti-malware programs, detection of potentially unwanted and potentially unsafe applications is optional.  It needs to be explicitly turned on if you want that functionality.




Aryeh Goretsky

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 22:23

I'll always go with Avast.