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Which Anti Virus Should I Use To Protect Windows 8 ?

  1. #51

    Posts : 2
    windows 8

    Many "famous" AV tools like AVAST, AVG, KASPERSKY and others, and even Microsoft!, were recently found vulnerable to a code hooking problem... This is bad, it's like your AV is making your system more hackable, not the opposite

    from the article above: Itís particularly critical for security products. AV programs typically employ hooking to allow it to monitor for malicious activity on a system. The average anti-exploitation tool monitors memory allocation functions in order to detect vulnerability exploitation. A security bug in the hooking function makes the system vulnerable to compromise.

    So.. now I'm losing my AV religion, so to speak! The safest PC is the one disconnected from the Web...

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  2. #52

    Posts : 3
    windows 8 Pro

    I am using Kaspersky. It is the best antivirus for any systems. I don't trust the free antivirus. They will only give you the feeling that you are covered.
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  3. #53

    Posts : 76
    windows 8.1

    Bitdefender 2017,it is a little expencive but the best in my humble oppinion,and you should consider malwarebytes or emisoft.
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