Re: Accessible antivirus programs

Ron Canazzi

Hi Mallard,

Here are just a few citations of this issue.  It's not some weird
conspiracy theory.

From Washington Post US Moves To Ban Kaspersky Software

Ban On Software From BBC

From NY Times The Russian Company ThatIs A Danger To Our Security

On 9/14/2017 4:06 AM, Mallard wrote:
Gosh, sounds like when in Italy priests told the people that
communists ate children! ROFL!

Kaspersky is quite good, in fact. Only a bit cumbersome, if anything.



Il 14/09/2017 04:37, Ron Canazzi ha scritto:

Hi Quentin and Group,

Be ware of Kapersky!  It was all over the mainstream media that
Kaspersky is from a Russian company and it may pose a threat. Some
businesses and supposedly the NSA are worried that Kaspersky could
contain Trojans or Key loggers.

On 9/13/2017 7:36 PM, Quentin Christensen wrote:
I must admit, on Windows 10, I also use the built in Defender from
Microsoft.  This question does come up regularly though, so here are
my notes from the last round of conversations on this earlier this

There are several anti-virus programs which are accessible with NVDA
and some which are partly accessible:

Windows Defender comes with Windows 10 from Microsoft and is

One user, David Goldfield, has written a comprehensive review of
Kaspersky Anti-Virus:

Another user, Gene, has put together a whole site of information and
suggestions, including for anti-virus:

Sonos is another anti-virus which has been recommended by some of
our users:

If anyone checks those and finds the information out of date, or has
others to add, please do chime in!

Kind regards


On Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 8:19 AM, Sarah k Alawami <marrie12@...
<mailto:marrie12@...>> wrote:

    Agreed. I just use what comes with my machine which is defender.
    If you use come sense you won't get a virus.
    On Sep 13, 2017, at 2:45 PM, Randy Barnett <randy@...
    <mailto:randy@...>> wrote:

    MS Defender is sufficient. I have not had a virus for over 22
    Too much hype out there...
    On 9/13/2017 2:24 PM, Greg Rhodes wrote:
    Looking for an NVDA-friendly paid antivirus program. Suggestions?

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