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Should one use anti-virus software?
« on: March 03, 2017, 07:20:35 PM »
Until this morning I was a strong believer in using anti-virus software on my Macs. In particular, I've been using Avast Mac Security 2016. I just uninstalled it. The reason for this drastic move was the information contained in the following technical paper recently authored by individuals with impeccable credentials. I suggest you at least take a look at Figure 3, page 5 and read the Conclusions section

  <https://jhalderm.com/pub/papers/interception-ndss17.pdf>


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Re: Should one use anti-virus software?
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2017, 07:26:10 PM »
Already discussed in another thread.

Next to that, this forum is for support with Avast Free Antivirus / Pro Antivirus / Internet Security/ Premier for Windows.