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Offline varick.addison

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What do you use as Avast replacement?
« on: January 31, 2020, 01:51:04 PM »
So,

After knowing the data spying scandal, what do you use as Avast replacement?

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Re: What do you use as Avast replacement?
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2020, 03:55:36 PM »
I went for Windows Defender with HardConfigurator. But this (https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=231823.msg1534183#msg1534183) seems true as well.

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Re: What do you use as Avast replacement?
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2020, 04:01:37 PM »
So,

After knowing the data spying scandal, what do you use as Avast replacement?
Why do you need a replacement? Avast is still one of the best AV programs available.
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Re: What do you use as Avast replacement?
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2020, 05:49:40 PM »
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Re: What do you use as Avast replacement?
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2020, 06:29:38 PM »
Kaspersky security cloud free is one of the best free antiviruses. No proof has been shown that they are working with the Russian goverment. Also Eugene has invited the public and researchers to review it's databases to prove they are not.... i trust kaspersky before i trust avast!!! Also kaspersky has no aggressive scare-ware tactics after performing a full system scans that prompts you to download extra garbage you don't need.   bob3160 is sponsored by avast! so i take what he has to say about avast! being the best with a gain of salt... Considering he has a profile picture of him with an Avast! T shirt on. L0L... Kaspersky is also moving it's headquarters out of russia.

 Being sponsored means that a company believes in you and what you're doing and wants to help. ... You have a fairly good-sized following, so they approach you and offer to sponsor you in exchange for promotion a video, a link in an article or even a social media status. - bob is sponsored by avast which means he will never say anything bad about the product no matter what they do as a company to continue his sponsorship
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Re: What do you use as Avast replacement?
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2020, 06:53:23 PM »
Kaspersky security cloud free is one of the best free antiviruses. No proof has been shown that they are working with the Russian goverment. Also Eugene has invited the public and researchers to review it's databases to prove they are not i trust kaspersky before i trust avast!!!

I on the other hand DO NOT. :-X
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Re: What do you use as Avast replacement?
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2020, 07:01:36 PM »
Kaspersky security cloud free is one of the best free antiviruses. No proof has been shown that they are working with the Russian goverment. Also Eugene has invited the public and researchers to review it's databases to prove they are not.... i trust kaspersky before i trust avast!!! Also kaspersky has no aggressive scare-ware tactics after performing a full system scans that prompts you to download extra garbage you don't need.   bob3160 is sponsored by avast! so i take what he has to say about avast! being the best with a gain of salt... Considering he has a profile picture of him with an Avast! T shirt on. L0L... Kaspersky is also moving it's headquarters out of russia.

 Being sponsored means that a company believes in you and what you're doing and wants to help. ... You have a fairly good-sized following, so they approach you and offer to sponsor you in exchange for promotion %u2013 a video, a link in an article or even a social media status. - bob is sponsored by avast which means he will never say anything bad about the product no matter what they do as a company to continue his sponsorship

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Re: What do you use as Avast replacement?
« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2020, 07:04:06 PM »
Well that's great you're entitled to you're opinion as i am to mine...  But i'd hope you dont believe every Russian propaganda you see out on the internet. Sure russia has had some shady ties but i do not believe they are with kaspersky..... I could say the same thing for Norton when they white-listed a backdoor for the FBI. when the media questioned them they had "no comment"

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Re: What do you use as Avast replacement?
« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2020, 07:05:23 PM »
Kaspersky security cloud free is one of the best free antiviruses. No proof has been shown that they are working with the Russian goverment. Also Eugene has invited the public and researchers to review it's databases to prove they are not.... i trust kaspersky before i trust avast!!! Also kaspersky has no aggressive scare-ware tactics after performing a full system scans that prompts you to download extra garbage you don't need.   bob3160 is sponsored by avast! so i take what he has to say about avast! being the best with a gain of salt... Considering he has a profile picture of him with an Avast! T shirt on. L0L... Kaspersky is also moving it's headquarters out of russia.

 Being sponsored means that a company believes in you and what you're doing and wants to help. ... You have a fairly good-sized following, so they approach you and offer to sponsor you in exchange for promotion %u2013 a video, a link in an article or even a social media status. - bob is sponsored by avast which means he will never say anything bad about the product no matter what they do as a company to continue his sponsorship

Bob's profile picture is of him in a plaid shirt.

Look harder http://bob3160.mystrikingly.com/

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Re: What do you use as Avast replacement?
« Reply #9 on: January 31, 2020, 08:16:33 PM »
Kaspersky security cloud free is one of the best free antiviruses. No proof has been shown that they are working with the Russian goverment. Also Eugene has invited the public and researchers to review it's databases to prove they are not.... i trust kaspersky before i trust avast!!! Also kaspersky has no aggressive scare-ware tactics after performing a full system scans that prompts you to download extra garbage you don't need.   bob3160 is sponsored by avast! so i take what he has to say about avast! being the best with a gain of salt... Considering he has a profile picture of him with an Avast! T shirt on. L0L... Kaspersky is also moving it's headquarters out of russia.

 Being sponsored means that a company believes in you and what you're doing and wants to help. ... You have a fairly good-sized following, so they approach you and offer to sponsor you in exchange for promotion %u2013 a video, a link in an article or even a social media status. - bob is sponsored by avast which means he will never say anything bad about the product no matter what they do as a company to continue his sponsorship

Bob's profile picture is of him in a plaid shirt.

Look harder http://bob3160.mystrikingly.com/

Not the same shirt as in his profile image, no Avast logo.

And expanding the image, does that look like a plaid (big checked) shirt ? :)
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Re: What do you use as Avast replacement?
« Reply #10 on: January 31, 2020, 11:08:39 PM »
Kaspersky security cloud free is one of the best free antiviruses. No proof has been shown that they are working with the Russian goverment. Also Eugene has invited the public and researchers to review it's databases to prove they are not.... i trust kaspersky before i trust avast!!! Also kaspersky has no aggressive scare-ware tactics after performing a full system scans that prompts you to download extra garbage you don't need.   bob3160 is sponsored by avast! so i take what he has to say about avast! being the best with a gain of salt... Considering he has a profile picture of him with an Avast! T shirt on. L0L... Kaspersky is also moving it's headquarters out of russia.

 Being sponsored means that a company believes in you and what you're doing and wants to help. ... You have a fairly good-sized following, so they approach you and offer to sponsor you in exchange for promotion a video, a link in an article or even a social media status. - bob is sponsored by avast which means he will never say anything bad about the product no matter what they do as a company to continue his sponsorship
Total bullshit.  :(
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Re: What do you use as Avast replacement?
« Reply #11 on: January 31, 2020, 11:54:22 PM »
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Total bullshit.  :(
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May be , but show us a post or replay where you criticize or disagree at least, with Avast!

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Re: What do you use as Avast replacement?
« Reply #12 on: February 01, 2020, 12:03:23 AM »
Total bullshit.  :(

Maybe , but show us a post or replay where you criticize or disagree at least, with Avast!
Wow, so now I'm guilty till I prove myself innocent? 
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Re: What do you use as Avast replacement?
« Reply #13 on: February 01, 2020, 12:25:52 AM »
IMO some people are too critical of Bob.
He just thinks battle for privacy on internet is lost.

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Re: What do you use as Avast replacement?
« Reply #14 on: February 01, 2020, 12:31:09 AM »
IMO some people are too critical of Bob.
He just thinks battle for privacy on internet is lost.
Maybe those that think they still have some privacy left should do a simple search
on their name and/or user name. The results might surprise you. :)
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