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MS Active Protection Service: Should You Join?

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    MS Active Protection Service: Should You Join?

    Do you recommend joining or not joining the Microsoft Active Protection Service, and why?

    I just got a new laptop with Windows 8 and in setting it up it makes an offer to join.

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    I do because their (AV providers) security will improve as samples of user encountered malware are sent back to them. Symantec and many other AV vendors have the same feature... Any reputation-based AV must develop the "reputation" of the file(s) somehow...
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MS Active Protection Service: Should You Join?
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