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  1. #1 Which is the best security tool available on internet? 
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    Hello everybody, I just wanted to ask which do you think is the best security tool available on the internet that I should use.

    I am currently using Bit Defender Total Security 2010 which I think is the best for now, if you think that I'm wrong and I should change to some another program then pleas let me know. Also, let me know the reason for your answer.

    Thanks for your answer in advance, I will also participate in this discussion!


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    Don't think there is a best even though plenty of sites claim one is better than another. They often take turns. One year a protection suite is better than another, or even monthly they switch.

    Your better off just not downloading music and watching those videos you like so much.


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    I am using Kaspersky for internet security. It is reliable and it also provide support to customers.












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    I reviewed all possiblities, the best protection is now provided by Norton Internet Security. Kaspersky is also a good choice, but I'd rather recommend Norton. Check my blog post about this topic.
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    using Norton at home + McAfee at work - no issues with either that i can think of, although Norton is rather memory hungry with all its background activity, in which case it helps to have a games standard computer
    also read somewhere that at one stage Norton was not all that good at spotting spyware, so also have Spybot Search & Destroy at home as a supplement to Norton

    oh, and i also have an old laptop that uses Comodo because it dies when i try to use Norton or any of the other big guys
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    Quote Originally Posted by chetanbhasin View Post
    I am currently using Bit Defender Total Security 2010 which I think is the best for now, if you think that I'm wrong and I should change to some another program then pleas let me know.
    1. Does Bit Defender Total Security 2010 can protect privacy even in a LAN net? I work in a place where 3 PCs are interconected by a LAN net, i send/receive private e-mails, etc.
    All my entire private life could be knowed by co-workers competitors.

    2. How much is the price of an excellent security software? How we could be absolutelly sure that IT is the best software (for common users); and that we never will require to buy any more, for 5 years (to save money)? Could you say where i could download it, please?

    3. Why some people install many different (often incompatible)security softwares, in one PC?

    4. One excellent security software can be enought?

    Thank you
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    Quote Originally Posted by bezoar View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by chetanbhasin View Post
    I am currently using Bit Defender Total Security 2010 which I think is the best for now, if you think that I'm wrong and I should change to some another program then pleas let me know.
    1. Does Bit Defender Total Security 2010 can protect privacy even in a LAN net? I work in a place where 3 PCs are interconected by a LAN net, i send/receive private e-mails, etc.
    All my entire private life could be knowed by co-workers competitors.

    2. How much is the price of an excellent security software? How we could be absolutelly sure that IT is the best software (for common users); and that we never will require to buy any more, for 5 years (to save money)? Could you say where i could download it, please?

    3. Why some people install many different (often incompatible)security softwares, in one PC?

    4. One excellent security software can be enought?

    Thank you
    There several very good anti-virus programs available for free (AVG, Avast, Avira) - it is advisable to use only one. In addition you should have a firewall of some sort. CNET is a good place to look for these utilities, since it gives user ratings and popularity.
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    I'm currently using kapersky, don't even know it's there most of the time. AVG was quite good for free software but a bit of malware still managed to sneak past it. Malwarebytes was a good fix to that problem. (also free)
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    Quote Originally Posted by wallaby View Post
    I'm currently using kapersky, don't even know it's there most of the time. AVG was quite good for free software but a bit of malware still managed to sneak past it. Malwarebytes was a good fix to that problem. (also free)
    I have both as well as security material that comes with Windows 7 (Windows Firewall and Windows Defender).
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    Quote Originally Posted by mathman View Post
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    I'm currently using kapersky, don't even know it's there most of the time. AVG was quite good for free software but a bit of malware still managed to sneak past it. Malwarebytes was a good fix to that problem. (also free)
    I have both as well as security material that comes with Windows 7 (Windows Firewall and Windows Defender).
    Windows Defender is made for spyware detection. When I got my new W7 laptop I got a notification to get an antivirus product, even though I had Windows Defender and Firewall turned on. You might want to couple that with the other Microsoft product Security Essentials (which is free). Though it's not the best product, it will provide sufficient protection against spyware as well as viruses and other malware.
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    Quote Originally Posted by brody View Post
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    I'm currently using kapersky, don't even know it's there most of the time. AVG was quite good for free software but a bit of malware still managed to sneak past it. Malwarebytes was a good fix to that problem. (also free)
    I have both as well as security material that comes with Windows 7 (Windows Firewall and Windows Defender).
    Windows Defender is made for spyware detection. When I got my new W7 laptop I got a notification to get an antivirus product, even though I had Windows Defender and Firewall turned on. You might want to couple that with the other Microsoft product Security Essentials (which is free). Though it's not the best product, it will provide sufficient protection against spyware as well as viruses and other malware.
    The three most popular FREE anti-virus programs are AVG, Avast, Avira. I use AVG since it checks e-mail and sweeps can be scheduled. The other two (free versions) do either e-mail (Avast) or schedule sweeps (Avira), but neither does both. An alternative is to get Avast and Avira, but keep one turned off.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chetanbhasin View Post
    I am currently using Bit Defender Total Security 2010 which I think is the best for now, if you think that I'm wrong and I should change to some another program then pleas let me know.
    One excellent security software can be enought?

    Thank you
    There several very good anti-virus programs available for free (AVG, Avast, Avira) - it is advisable to use only one. In addition you should have a firewall of some sort. CNET is a good place to look for these utilities, since it gives user ratings and popularity.
    In this world the quality have a cost. How we know these free antivirus programs are 100% safe? Couldn't they be part of the virus maffia?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mathman View Post
    An alternative is to get Avast and Avira, but keep one turned off.
    What would be the point of having both with one turned off? It'd be the same as just having one, except more space is used.
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    Quote Originally Posted by brody View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by mathman View Post
    An alternative is to get Avast and Avira, but keep one turned off.
    What would be the point of having both with one turned off? It'd be the same as just having one, except more space is used.
    Avira can be set to do scheduled sweeps. Avast can check e-mail. If they are both on, they get into each others way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bezoar View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by chetanbhasin View Post
    I am currently using Bit Defender Total Security 2010 which I think is the best for now, if you think that I'm wrong and I should change to some another program then pleas let me know.
    One excellent security software can be enought?

    Thank you
    There several very good anti-virus programs available for free (AVG, Avast, Avira) - it is advisable to use only one. In addition you should have a firewall of some sort. CNET is a good place to look for these utilities, since it gives user ratings and popularity.
    In this world the quality have a cost. How we know these free antivirus programs are 100% safe? Couldn't they be part of the virus maffia?
    CNET checks these things - they are all very widely used. I have also seen independent tests by Consumers Reports.
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    I have Microsoft Security Essentials on both my office pc (XP) and my home PC (Windows 7 Ultimate) and it has never given me any problems. It catches everything AVG doesn't and more, isn't RAM hungry and in a recent anti-virus review that I read (don't have a citation) it was one of the best. And it's FREE.
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    Same, I used to use AVG but went to Microsoft Security Essentials and find it a lot better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mathman View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by chetanbhasin View Post
    I am currently using Bit Defender Total Security 2010 which I think is the best for now, if you think that I'm wrong and I should change to some another program then pleas let me know.
    1. Does Bit Defender Total Security 2010 can protect privacy even in a LAN net? I work in a place where 3 PCs are interconected by a LAN net, i send/receive private e-mails, etc.
    All my entire private life could be knowed by co-workers competitors.

    2. How much is the price of an excellent security software? How we could be absolutelly sure that IT is the best software (for common users); and that we never will require to buy any more, for 5 years (to save money)? Could you say where i could download it, please?

    3. Why some people install many different (often incompatible)security softwares, in one PC?

    4. One excellent security software can be enought?

    Thank you
    There several very good anti-virus programs available for free (AVG, Avast, Avira) - it is advisable to use only one. In addition you should have a firewall of some sort. CNET is a good place to look for these utilities, since it gives user ratings and popularity.
    How we know CNET, free AVG, free Avira, and free Avast are not 'tricky toys' created by the Virus Maffia? Sophisticated softwares designed by the masterminds leaders of the Virus/Hacking Maffia...
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    Quote Originally Posted by bezoar View Post
    How we know CNET, free AVG, free Avira, and free Avast are not 'tricky toys' created by the Virus Maffia? Sophisticated softwares designed by the masterminds leaders of the Virus/Hacking Maffia...
    Uhhh, we know cause experience in Using dem?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blaydon2012 View Post
    Same, I used to use AVG but went to Microsoft Security Essentials and find it a lot better.
    Where can one find a detailed description of Microsoft Security Essentials. Microsoft doesn't say much.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mathman View Post
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    Same, I used to use AVG but went to Microsoft Security Essentials and find it a lot better.
    Where can one find a detailed description of Microsoft Security Essentials. Microsoft doesn't say much.
    Microsoft Security Essentials review | from TechRadar's expert reviews of Anti malware software

    And of course by running it in the first place to compare with your other one. hope this helps.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blaydon2012 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by mathman View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Blaydon2012 View Post
    Same, I used to use AVG but went to Microsoft Security Essentials and find it a lot better.
    Where can one find a detailed description of Microsoft Security Essentials. Microsoft doesn't say much.
    Microsoft Security Essentials review | from TechRadar's expert reviews of Anti malware software

    And of course by running it in the first place to compare with your other one. hope this helps.
    I wouldn't know how to compare one with the other. The only way (as far as I can tell) to compare is by an independent tester to see which is better at detecting known viruses.

    One feature of AVG that seems to be absent from MSE is e-mail checking. Furthermore AVG can be set to daily scan. Also AVG has real-time scanning without joining anything.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mathman View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Blaydon2012 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by mathman View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Blaydon2012 View Post
    Same, I used to use AVG but went to Microsoft Security Essentials and find it a lot better.
    Where can one find a detailed description of Microsoft Security Essentials. Microsoft doesn't say much.
    Microsoft Security Essentials review | from TechRadar's expert reviews of Anti malware software

    And of course by running it in the first place to compare with your other one. hope this helps.
    I wouldn't know how to compare one with the other. The only way (as far as I can tell) to compare is by an independent tester to see which is better at detecting known viruses.

    One feature of AVG that seems to be absent from MSE is e-mail checking. Furthermore AVG can be set to daily scan. Also AVG has real-time scanning without joining anything.
    I know AVG is good for what it is But the reason I started using Microsoft Security Essentials is because they use it at work and noticed it was catching a lot of things, Microsoft Security Essentials doesnt slow down the system its easy to use and it runs in real time too and can be set up with a daily scan or when ever you want.

    I dont know where Im getting these Trojans :/

    Category:
    Trojan X6 of these <-

    Description:
    This program is dangerous and executes commands from an attacker.

    Recommended action:
    Remove this software immediately.

    Security Essentials detected programs that may compromise your privacy or damage your computer. You can still access the files that these programs use without removing them (not recommended). To access these files, select the Allow action and click Apply actions. If this option is not available, log on as administrator or ask the security administrator for help.


    Category:
    Adware


    Description:
    This program displays pop-up advertisements.


    Recommended action:
    Permit this detected item only if you trust the program or the software publisher.


    Security Essentials detected programs that may compromise your privacy or damage your computer. You can still access the files that these programs use without removing them (not recommended). To access these files, select the Allow action and click Apply actions. If this option is not available, log on as administrator or ask the security administrator for help



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    Hi everyone,
    In my point of view,

    1. Symantec Norton Internet Security 2009
    2. BitDefender Internet Security 2009

    are the best tool for internet security....
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