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Windows 7: Latest Version of Malwarebytes

19 Sep 2017   #1361
Collin2011

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 / Windows 10 Home x64
 
 

So is this the best thing to use that's not a real antivirus? I don't want to pay 39.99 for this "Premium" package.

Installed Kaspersky.


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19 Sep 2017   #1362
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Collin2011 View Post
So is this the best thing to use that's not a real antivirus? I don't want to pay 39.99 for this "Premium" package.

Installed Kaspersky.
I can understand not wanting to have to pay year after year for a product (if I didn't have lifetime licenses for MBAM, now Mawarebytes, that have been grandfathered, I wouldn't use it either) but I question the wisdom of using a Russian based AV in these times when has been hacking into various Governments. Sure, Kaspersky has claimed that they do not have a backdoor for the Russian Government and never will but the Russian Government is bigger than Kaspersky and is not above bribing (everyone has a price) or forcing Kaspersky to put one in (the Russians could also hack their way in or issue phony definitions) and claim it isn't there.

It's also possible for the SSA (Squabbling States of America) to do the same but, as repugnant as that would be, I would rather have the SSA accessing my data than a known enemy.
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19 Sep 2017   #1363
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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

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