1. Axel PC

    Some Windows Defender Questions

    I'm really considering just running with Windows Defender for my family's laptops. It's already including in Windows 10. It's easily integrated into everything already on it. It's free! I'm also tired of having to re-up with an AV every year. And I have 5 laptops to manage in my family so it's a...
  2. machv5

    Windows Defender along with every Anti virus I have tried, driving me nuts!

    I used to use 3rd party Anti virus. I have tried AVG (not too skookum) Avira avast kaspersky eset nod plus a number of anti spyware from spybot to malware bytes Now I just use the built in Windows Defender and they are all infuriating. I use a BST dongle along with other tools that help me to...
  3. Axel PC

    Any Webroot Tips and Suggestions

    So I've officially dumped Kaspersky after years of being a loyal customer and moved to Webroot. I decided on Webroot because of all the good Customer reviews on forums and websites versus YouTube reviews. Which to be honest at first that YT reviews is what kept me away. But I've already noticed...
  4. Avast Software

    Info on today's Petya-based worldwide attack

    A modification of the Petya ransomware is making the rounds today, and our threat labs shares information on the background of this variant, how it's infecting machines (the same exploit as WannaCry) and how to stay safe. We've blocked ~12,000 malware attacks today utilizing this exploit and...
  5. Avast Software

    Some interesting stats in the wake of WannaCry

    Really wanted to share these with the WF community :) I'm proud of our team and our threat intelligence labs; in the end, we blocked over 1,000,000 WannaCry attempts. That was across 350 variants in 150 countries around the world. it's just a fraction of what we block every day though; on an...
  6. Avast Software

    An update from the Avast Threat Labs on WannaCry

    Jakub Kroustek from the Avast Threat Labs has written a nicely detailed blog on the aftermath of WannaCry -- what some are calling the worst ransomware outbreak in history. We're proud to have kept over 250,000 Avast users protected during the outbreak; our threat labs also urge user education...
  7. Avast Software

    Windows 10 Gamers - have you tried our Game Mode

    Hey gamers -- Avast 2017 came with an all-new Game Mode. I've used it on a lower-powered PC I use for light work/light gaming and it definitely helps (not much CPU/GPU to go around on that machine) plus it's easy to use. My opinions, of course! I'm curious on the other end, though -- have any...
  8. SirBungly

    Windows 10 Multiple Issues with Windows Firewall

    So my Windows Firewall has been playing up recently. I have no other firewalls on my PC and just use Windows Defender and Malwarebytes for antivirus. A few months ago the firewall started requesting access for any application that wanted to connect to the internet every time I opened the...
  9. W

    Windows 10 Will Kaspersky or BitDefender work on Hyper-V?

    Can I install them and use for scanning files on a virtual host or in shared forlder ? I mean not special versions of antiviruses which intended for virtualization, I mean usual desktop versions.
  10. How to Install Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) - Free Microsoft Anti-virus

    How to Install Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) - Free Microsoft Anti-virus

    You may want to consider installing Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE). Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) is a free anti-virus solution provided by Microsoft for Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP.
  11. ESET Smart Security 5 Review

    ESET Smart Security 5 Review

    Download: In 2012, we decided to double down on our review of ESET Smart Security 5, correcting some errors and taking another look. With some written contributions from ESET Distinguished Researcher Aryeh Goretsky, we take an in-depth look at this...
  12. ESET Smart Security 5 Review (Original 2011 Version)

    ESET Smart Security 5 Review (Original 2011 Version)

    Download: ESET Smart Security 5 is the latest version of ESET's full system protection suite. It includes the components of NOD32, as well as strong prevention against Viruses, Worms, Trojan horses, Rootkits, Adware, Spyware, Potentially unsafe...