What security setup do you have?

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    Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit, Linux Mint Julia, in dual boot mode
       #461

    Bill2 said:
    Too much safety is injurious to the mind.
    Not only to Bill2:
    A bit late reaction but due to recent events with a government's ICT security
    and some remarks elsewhere on the forum, i would like to ask what too much security is. It is a somewhat loose remark since it also depends on what's stored on the computer and how much damage can be caused by its loss. If you walk around with a purse with 25 dollars or whatever in it you don't take a heavily armed security guy with you. The situation becomes somewhat different if you transport a few millions.
    I can see what you mean but your remark could be injurous to security where it is absolutely necessary to have "too much" of it.
    Somewhere on this 7forum someone said that 1 security program is all you need and asked the question "what does a second one catch that the first one does not?". Apparently that person has no clue whatsoever about security programs that are, after all, written by people (let's never forget that). A remark like that is outright stupid, "dangerous" and irresposible at that since that computer will also be in contact with another person's computer at one time or another. So the security should depend on what you do with your computer. That, however, has been said before and often enough and should actually be superfluous. Unfortunately it is not.
    Last edited by FranzB; 15 Sep 2011 at 02:27. Reason: text correction
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  2. Posts : 173
    Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit
       #462

    Spybot, Malware bytes, MSE, and UAC
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  3. Posts : 87
    Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
       #463

    Webroot SpySweeper and Kaspersky suite.
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  4. Posts : 341
    Windows 7 Home Premium x32 SP1
       #464

    Realtime:
    Look 'n' Stop Firewall
    DefenseWall HIPS
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  5. Posts : 8,679
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       #465

    Only MSE and Windows Firewall atm.
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  6. Posts : 90
    Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit / Ubuntu 11.10 x64
       #466

    Comodo Internet security 2011 Pro
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  7. Posts : 1,781
    Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
       #467

    I use Spyware Doctor Starter Edition (the one that came with Google Pack) - more specificially, version 7.0.0.545. Nothing else although I have Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware installed for occasional scans.

    I tried PC Tools Antivirus 8.0 and hated it! It would keep writing log files into every drive's System Information folder and force the USN journal on which I didn't want. It also made Explorer become unstable. Fortunately I was able to find the older 7.0 version after Google Pack, uh, packed up. :)

    Other than that I just rely on Windows Firewall (and that of my router). I'm a minimalist I guess :)
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  8. Posts : 42
    Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
       #468

    NIS 2012 - Malwarebytes Pro - Sandboxie - Norton DNS
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  9. Posts : 53,672
    Windows 10 Home x64
       #469

    Welcome to Seven Forums mart44. A Guy
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  10. Posts : 42
    Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
       #470

    Thank you A Guy. :)
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