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Christo [PCD]
Fri Sep 29 2006, 10:12am
Christo [PCD] Main Admin Registered Member #1 Joined: Fri Feb 03 2006, 10:48am
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How often do you get Virus and Spyware infections and how do you protect your computer?

We will discuss the precautions you need to take when browsing the net, downloading files and sending e-mails.
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B@kg@t
Fri Sep 29 2006, 10:29am
B@kg@t Registered Member #102 Joined: Mon Apr 03 2006, 05:41pm
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I use AVG free,Zone Alarm and I scan woth Spybot and Ewido once per week and so far(holding thumbs) all's been OK.Also I only use Mozilla Firefox.
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Christo [PCD]
Fri Sep 29 2006, 10:37am
Christo [PCD] Main Admin Registered Member #1 Joined: Fri Feb 03 2006, 10:48am
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Remember that AVG Free does not have full realtime protection. My director had AVG Free running on his pc and he got infected with JS_FEEBS.GEN

See the comparison for AVG here > View a direct comparison of AVG Free Edition versus award-winning AVG Professional Single Edition.
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Biofreak
Fri Sep 29 2006, 10:40am
Biofreak Registered Member #25 Joined: Mon Feb 13 2006, 09:30am
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I use NOD32 atm and Ewido and I download torrentz and use Firefox beta2.

None so far. We'll see how it stands up at rAge! Cool
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h00y
Fri Sep 29 2006, 01:18pm
h00y Registered Member #115 Joined: Thu Apr 20 2006, 09:56am
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lol, i now NEVER use my email on the internets, and definately not give out my personal email,
as for anti virus, i have Antivir personal edition, AVG, and some spyware stuff installed here.
^_^
and my firewalls dont come down
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B@kg@t
Fri Sep 29 2006, 01:34pm
B@kg@t Registered Member #102 Joined: Mon Apr 03 2006, 05:41pm
Posts: 4424
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Remember that AVG Free does not have full realtime protection. My director had AVG Free running on his pc and he got infected with JS_FEEBS.GEN


But then again I don't surf those(nudge nudge) sites Happy
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