Internet Security suits?

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by Generalcarry, Sep 14, 2007.

  1. Generalcarry

    Generalcarry NRA Member

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    I’ve been trying to find a Internet Security System software. Right now I have Trend-Micro PC-cillin Internet Security. My subscription in up next week and from what I see, it isn’t rated as good as it was when I subscribed. One reason I liked it was I could run it on 3 computers and would like to continue to do so. I had Norton and it took reformatting the HD to get rid of it so that’s out. Two DT’s are hardwired and one notebook wireless.
    On all, I run the free Ad-Ware, AVG. Anti-Spyware, and CC-Cleaner.
    What do you think, could you recommend a good suit for all three?
    Would you do something better?
     
  2. Sgt. Schultz

    Sgt. Schultz Annoying Member

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    For what it’s worth, September's Consumers Reports ...

    1. PC–Cillin Internet Security 2007
    2. ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite 7.0
    3. McAfee Total Protection 2007
    4. McAfee Internet Security Suite 2007
    5. Micro$oft Live OneCare
    6. BitDefender Internet Security 10
    7. F-Secure Internet Security 2007
    8. Symantec Norton 360
    9. Symantec Internet Security 2007

    All of them are 3 computers except # 3, 4 & 6
     

  3. Patrick Graham

    Patrick Graham Footlong Jr.

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    Until Sept 12th the Zone Alarm Security Suite 7.0.362.000 had a serious flaw..

    The Anti-Virus software would prevent the system from shutting down for up to 10 minutes after the user told the system to shutdown or reboot.

    The only fix I could find for it on my system was to shut the AV software down before shutting the system down.

    On Sept 12th they came out with a new version ( 7.0.408.000 ) and the problem seems to be fixed.

    You can read all about it in the Zone Alarm user forums..
     
  4. EAJuggalo

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    I use Panda Anti-virus and it's been great for me. Picks up a whole lot of stuff that others have missed when I run it on a computer after I've managed to get rid of Norton or McAfee.
     
  5. Blitzer

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    I use only one package Zone Alarm's.

    Hmmm, my delays were only 2 minutes or less under Win2K?

    Sgt. Schultz, Why use all those software packages?
     
  6. Generalcarry

    Generalcarry NRA Member

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    I believe that's the order in which they were rated by Consumer's.
     
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    Generalcarry is correct, that's the order they are ranked by Consumers Reports after their lab tests.
     
  8. Patrick Graham

    Patrick Graham Footlong Jr.

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    The problem must have been XP specific...
     
  9. IndyGunFreak

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    I'd suggest anything NOT named McAfee or Norton.

    I'd recommend Kaspersky.
     
  10. Blitzer

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    OOPS! Blame it on the morning blurries! Where's my coffee cup?