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What is your home AV?

Avast
5
6%
BitDefender
3
4%
ESET-NOD32
7
9%
Kaspersky
8
10%
McAfee
1
1%
Microsoft
4
5%
Sophos
1
1%
Symantec
1
1%
Other
10
13%
None
37
48%
 #25780  by dejl13
 Mon May 04, 2015 12:41 am
Besides Windows Defender I do not use any "active monitoring" AV software.
I have nearly all the free AV software setup in several virtual machines on my Linux host however, for analyzing malware.

If Windows Defender didn't come pre-installed. I'd use none.
 #27152  by Aura
 Wed Nov 04, 2015 4:37 pm
Used to have Kaspersky Internet Security for years (like 6-7), but recently made the switch to Emsisoft Anti-Malware and now Emsisoft Internet Security since I'm a Malware Hunter there and I also test the product. Both (Kaspersky and Emsisoft) products are excellent and I'm satisfied with them. Maybe one day I'll get to test ESET which also looks interesting.
 #27662  by EP_X0FF
 Fri Jan 15, 2016 5:47 pm
GSnake wrote:Why AVs are useless in your opinion?
Because they are kind of legalized malware. Why should I use malware on my PC? Why do I need? To protect from another malware? I can do it myself, thanks but no.
 #27664  by EP_X0FF
 Sat Jan 16, 2016 3:02 am
Like the malicious software antivirus software by it nature, implementation and purpose is a legalized version of trojans, rootkits and other fun "software" usually called malware or in best scenario - "unwanted applications". They share the same goals, sometimes same devs and serve same purpose - use your PC and suck money from you.