Re: Anti Virus Program

Nimer Jaber

I just got those links after a quick Google searc, but there are users on both sides of the issue... I have seen more and more tech and security experts leaning twards Windows Security to be adequate enough.


On Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 9:32 AM Antony Stone <antony.stone@...> wrote:
Hm, have you got any references for those comments "many tech experts now
suggest that anti-virus programs should not be used" and "using other security
software actually could leave your machine more vulnerable"?

That sounds interesting and quite significant - I'd like to read more
background about such opinions.



On Friday 09 March 2018 at 17:24:47, Nimer Jaber wrote:

> Hello,
> Many tech experts now suggest that anti-virus programs should not be used,
> that Windows Security is good enough for most users, and that using other
> security software actually could leave your machine more vulnerable to
> attack. this is for home users, not for enterprise users, but for the
> average home user, the built-in security software is good enough, along
> with a router firewall and the one built into the OS, and proper surfing
> habbits such as not clicking on links and opening attachments in e-mails
> you do not know and trust. I don't know if I am ready to adopt this advice
> yet, but this is what many tech experts are recommending now.
> As for me, I recommend Sophos. Sophos is focused on the enterprise market,
> and they have a very robust home version at this time that is nearly fully
> accessible from their web interface. it is a program i recommend highly. It
> has also been rated pretty highly by independent lab testing methodologies.

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