View Poll Results: What Virus Scanner Do You Use

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  • Norton

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  • CA

    1 3.70%
  • Mcafee

    3 11.11%
  • Other

    6 22.22%

Which Virus Scanner?

This is a discussion on Which Virus Scanner? within the A Brief History of Cprogramming.com forums, part of the Community Boards category; NOD32 ( www.nod32.com.au ), as it says on their site: NOD32 still leads the world in virus detection with an ...

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    NOD32 (www.nod32.com.au ), as it says on their site:

    NOD32 still leads the world in virus detection
    with an unequalled 23 x VB100% Awards !!!

    Thats 23 times they have gotten 100% of the viruses and:

    "was the only program to make a genuine "clean sweep" of every virus in every category!" for VirusBulletin. Its also what MS uses to scan all their code before they release their products (remember: It looks for viruses, not horribly written code )

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    Such is life.

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    Originally posted by Shadow
    I don't use virus scanners or firewalls. I've only had 3 viri in about 5+ years - all disinfected manually, of course.
    Virus scanners:
    a) stop you getting infected in the first place
    b) protect you from trojans etc, which you normally won't notice otherwise.

    Firewalls are a must. Do you really trust every single person with internet access?

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