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The Best possible security product?


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#1 JacobIdris

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Posted 10 July 2017 - 09:21 AM

I am on Windows 10 and I am bit confused related to these ongoing threats of malware and other malicious infection that has made this year miserable already. I am using Eset protection and I am on a yearly plan. 

 

Please give me insights of your experience and preferences. Thanks 



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Posted 10 July 2017 - 10:30 AM

That is about it,I use Kaspersky but you go with what you are alright with.



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Posted 10 July 2017 - 10:35 AM

There is no "best" but there are a number of good ones. Eset is fine. I'm a fan of Kaspersky and use it on all my systems along with MalwareBytes Professional (as well as SpywareBlaster and WinPatrol). There are a number of decent free Anti Virus apps, but I'm old school and believe you get what you pay for. When it comes to system security I won't "cheap out". In the end, "smart computing" is at least as important as the protection software you use (don't visit "iffy" sites, don't download anything unless you are 100% certain you know what it is, ditto opening email links, create frequent disc images or backups, etc).



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Posted 10 July 2017 - 01:04 PM

The best defensive strategy to protect yourself from malware and ransomware (crypto malware) infections is a comprehensive approach to include prevention and your best defense is back up, back up, and more back up on a regular basis. Preferably keeping a separate, offline backup to a device that is not always connected to the network.For more suggestions to protect yourself from malware infections, see my comments (Post #2) in this this topic...it includes a list of prevention tools.
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