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Favorite Anitivirus Software?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by webdesign, Sep 4, 2009.

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  1. webdesign

    webdesign Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Just thought i'd get some expert opions before I go crazy and download a bad one, upgraded to windows 7 last week. Then last night I stupidly didn't even check an online scanner of an exe file and got a virus, did a system restore so all is good.. just for the future!

    In the past i've been using AVG & Spybot search and destroy


    Whats your favorite? What do you have installed on your pc?
     
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  2. SupraFast

    SupraFast Junior Member

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    Avast!
     
  3. pavan

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    I like kaspersky
    I had uninstalled it but I am going to install it again
    and yes
    spy bot too
    use anti with spybot
    works gr8
     
  4. topper99

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    Avast and AVG are both very good and also free. I used to use AVG but now I use Avast as it's a little more user friendly.
     
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    Kaspersky rocks for IM'rs
     
  6. betster77

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    kaspersky & nod32
     
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    Hands down: Webroot Spy Sweeper. I've had this for 3 years with absolutely no problems. stops viruses and anything else in its tracks. also uses little resources. easy to use. don't even mess with the rest. when installed spy sweeper, it found things that the other programs missed. no false positives either like with PC Tools, etc.
    I've had several friends who have gotten viruses lately and they got Spy Sweeper. Increased speed and cleaned their whole system.
     
  8. hoppare

    hoppare Newbie

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    nod32 :)
     
  9. JayHussle

    JayHussle Newbie

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    Kaspersky BY FAR the best IMHO
     
  10. xSubZer0x

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    Avira ftw! been using it for almost a year now not one virus :)
     
  11. Jared255

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    AVG Free does not pick up ANYTHING besides tracking cookies. Don't bother with it. I learned that the hard way :p.
     
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    me100rabh Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    yup...Kaspersky is the best.
     
  13. Drgiggl3s

    Drgiggl3s Newbie

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    Linux?
     
  14. fatboy

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    Avast user here - looks after my Outlook as well.
     
  15. axedbydax

    axedbydax Power Member

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    nod32 plus malwarebytes is the best for me.
     
  16. sykosiko

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    there is one that I have just tried called vipre, from sunbelt software. Not a free one, but it has a free trial like most of the others. So far, in a month of use, I'm sticking with it.
    If you're bored with all the same old companies, might give it a try.
     
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    kaspersky of course
     
  18. oxonbeef

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    Don't judge an AV by what it stops, Judge it by what it doesn't stop. Your AV doesn't tell
    you when it lets something through does it? I swear by all-seeing eye by fortego security.
    It's free and it doesn't stop malware but it asks permision before any process is changed
    on my pc and it is totally impossible to fool as the alarm is set off by process changes not rouge code.
    couple that along with TCP view from sysinternals to see all the traffic in and out of my pc
    I'm pretty much bullet proof. Which is better than spending a fortune on something
    that is relativly useless.
     
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    AVG sucks big time...kaspersky is the best.
    But the keys become a bit of a problem..they get blacklisted very often..using nod32 now...quite good.

    Just go to the official site..download the latest version and use the User & Pass from the site below. Enjoy!:)
    Code:
    http://www.nod32keys.com/
     
  20. venn

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    ESET Smart Security... :eek:
     
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