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What's the best Antivirus / Firewall Package?

Discussion in 'General Security' started by robrobbery, Sep 28, 2008.

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  1. robrobbery

    robrobbery Thread Starter

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    I've had it with Norton - it failed to protect my machine 3 times against 3 different trojans. I want to purchase a new package but I thought I'd better do some proper research this time. I would appreciate any recommendations.

    McAfee?
    AVG?
    PC Tools?

    any others?
     
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  3. lunarlander

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    Comodo, a free firewall, is pretty well regarded around here.
     
  4. kritter86

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    I've just purchased NOD 32 from eset and no problems what so ever. They even offer discount to protect extra laptops or workstations.
     
  5. robrobbery

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    Thanks for the recommendations. The reason I found Norton lacking is because eventhough I kept my system up to date and am always cautious with my surfing, my computer was infected on two different occasions. Both times, Norton claimed to have removed the threat and yet every time I booted up, it was obvious the virus / trojan was still on the system. When I pay for a package, the least I expect is that I am protected, especially when I am so careful.
     
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