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Likely to be infected. Rate me

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#1 Thu Win

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Posted 20 June 2010 - 05:08 AM

How likely am I to be infected?

I use: Windows 7 Home Premium X64 (always updated)
Norton Interent Security 2010 (MBAM suplementary scan)
Netgear router with SPI and NAT firewall enabled.

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#2 bwest0703


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Posted 20 June 2010 - 09:29 AM

Hello Wikipedian,

and :flowers: to BC.

I think with your hardware firewall, Norton (although i'm not a big fan), and MBAM (supplementary scanner) you are off to a good start. I would included SAS to help with spyware infections. The free version is not an active scanner and will not interfere with Norton.

It can be downloaded here.

Super Antispyware (free edition)

Also, make sure your Windows is always up-to-date.

Additionally, I would make sure both Java and Adobe (acrobat, flash, pdf viewer) software is up-to-date.

Other than that, looks good. :thumbsup:

With regards,

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Posted 20 June 2010 - 06:31 PM

Just to add:

Use a Standard User Account for your everyday computing.

Enable DEP (For all programs).

Install WOT (Web of Trust).

Run a weekly scan with the Secunia Online Software Inspector (OSI).

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