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#1 DaleMcDuck

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Posted 30 October 2013 - 05:27 PM

I am currently running Webroot SecureAnywhere along with Malwarebytes.  I am in the HR department and receive over 100 emails with attachments a day.  Most are resumes from outside the company.  We have Symantec running on our server and MSE on the workstations, but our network and workstations still get infected.   I have been lucky so far and have not been infected....yet.   Would it be a good idea to add another antivirus to run along with Webroot?  Is Webroot good enough to run with Malwarebytes by itself?  Or is there a better antivirus to run instead?  I am just concerned with my computer getting infected with something from the network or an email.  About 80% of our systems have been infected at one time or another.  I just don't want to be part of it.   I travel around a lot and hook up to our network at different locations.  I just want to be safe.  Any thoughts, advice or recommendations would be appreciated.



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Posted 30 October 2013 - 05:41 PM

Using more than one anti-virus program is not advisable. See the IMPORTANT NOTE in this topic:
Choosing an Anti-Virus Program

EXCEPTION: Mail servers, however, often run multiple anti-virus programs without incident since they are configured to only scan mail as it arrives and have most of their system protection and self-protection mechanisms turned off.

Choosing an Antivirus Solution for your Organization

You also may want to check out Emsisoft Business Products

Didier Stevens, Microsoft MVP 2011-2013 Consumer Security may have some good suggestions if he sees this topic and replies. He has a lot of experience with network security.
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Posted 15 November 2013 - 09:55 PM

 I have been lucky so far and have not been infected....yet.   Would it be a good idea to add another antivirus to run along with Webroot?  Is Webroot good enough to run with Malwarebytes by itself? 

 

I'd say you have more than luck. Webroot and Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware are good. You should consider adding Sandboxie and run your mail client sandboxed.


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