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#1 waveydavey

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Posted 06 December 2017 - 02:57 AM

Would any of you use Kaspersky virus protection now that the government has had so many things to say against it or would you continue to use it regardless.

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#2 Rocky Bennett

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Posted 06 December 2017 - 04:39 AM

I still use once and awhile. I have a subscription to Total Security 2018 and I activate once in awhile. I am not sure which I like better between Kaspersky Total Security and the built in Windows Defender so I do not use it all the time.


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Posted 06 December 2017 - 09:43 AM

The Russians can get all the info about me that they need from Google. I use Kaspersky on a few Win10 machines that do not have the 1709 update. on those I use Windows Defender as it now exceeds most 3rd party AV vendors in functionality and performance.



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Posted 06 December 2017 - 11:04 AM

Why would you pay for a antivirus when Windows 10's Windows Defender is free and has become one of the best antivirus programs out there.  The security issues the US government points out is a good reason to stay away from Kaspersky.  I still use and recommend some of Kaspersky's online scans, but will not suggest its antivirus.


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Posted 06 December 2017 - 11:16 AM

I only use Kaspersky..... Best (Y)



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Posted 06 December 2017 - 11:20 AM

I personally think this is really funny the USA government using Russian AV and accusing them of security bridges.... 
Well, this is nothing than politics.


I personally think this is really funny the USA government using Russian AV and accusing them of security bridges... 
Well, this is nothing than politics.



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Posted 09 December 2017 - 07:02 AM

Would any of you use Kaspersky virus protection now that the government has had so many things to say against it or would you continue to use it regardless.

A lot of folks think that is more of a political posture by the government.
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Posted 15 December 2017 - 09:48 PM

Absolutely. Kaspersky is still a really good anti-virus. They can't help a gov. employee took files home and had it on their personal computer.

Have you tried turning it off and back on? :P


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Posted 16 December 2017 - 02:11 AM

Thank everyone for their opinion.



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Posted 16 December 2017 - 09:55 AM

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