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Wed Aug 26, 2020, 08:09 AM

I have a new pc W10. The McAffee antivirus has run out. What if any added protection do

you recommend?

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Reply I have a new pc W10. The McAffee antivirus has run out. What if any added protection do (Original post)
efhmc Aug 26 OP
SheltieLover Aug 26 #1
TreasonousBastard Aug 26 #2
Squinch Aug 26 #3
efhmc Aug 26 #4

Response to efhmc (Original post)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 08:14 AM

1. W10 has W Defender built in

It is not the best, but it is decent.

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Response to efhmc (Original post)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 08:32 AM

2. None. There's no evidence that Defender has any problem with the kinds of attacks we...

mere mortals may see.

Banks, the FBI, and others with specific and severe security risks need something stronger for direct attacks, but not us.

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Response to efhmc (Original post)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 08:36 AM

3. I've always used Malwarebytes. I don't have problems with viruses.

(And I do occasionally watch TV shows on "questionable" sites. I can't help it! I LOVE Scandinavian mysteries, and they always take YEARS to get here!)

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Response to efhmc (Original post)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 08:41 AM

4. Thanks to all. That was my humble opinion but PC magazine and others disagree.

Now I need to get that nagging message from McAffee off my screen.

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