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    Spyware question

    What do people use for spyware protection? TIA


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    Re: Spyware question

    SuperAntiSpyware here but have Malwareabytes on another computer. I think Malwareabytes does a perhaps slightly better job but it seems to slow my computer more during a scan and scan significantly slower.



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    Re: Spyware question

    SO I have Avastand Malwarebytes....do I need anything else for protection?


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    Re: Spyware question

    Quote Originally Posted by mj4cy View Post
    SO I have Avastand Malwarebytes....do I need anything else for protection?
    I use SpyBot, MalwareBytes, & Micrsoft's Free Defender Security tools that you can download in your Window's Updates.

    Between all of that I only get low risk cookies on my pc, but I do manual and automatic scans about once every other day or so.



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    Re: Spyware question

    SpywareBlaster is free...and prevents...

    SpywareBlaster - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com

    And MalwareBytes Anti-Malware...free and removes any problems...

    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com

    Also...I use Avast Free for anti-virus...never have had a problem with this setup!



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    Re: Spyware question

    Quote Originally Posted by mj4cy View Post
    What do people use for spyware protection? TIA
    a macintosh.



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    Re: Spyware question

    I don't use anything. Haven't for years. And *knocks on wood* haven't had any issues.


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    Re: Spyware question

    stop looking at porn and it will help you computer greatly!



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    Re: Spyware question

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUKyro View Post
    stop looking at porn and it will help you computer greatly!
    A computer does other things?



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    Re: Spyware question

    Quote Originally Posted by jcats322 View Post
    A computer does other things?
    I never said it was a viable options.... was just throwing out ideas



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    Re: Spyware question

    Spybot



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    Re: Spyware question

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfanatic View Post
    SpywareBlaster is free...and prevents...

    SpywareBlaster - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com

    And MalwareBytes Anti-Malware...free and removes any problems...

    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com

    Also...I use Avast Free for anti-virus...never have had a problem with this setup!

    Same setup here, except I use AVG Free for anti-virus. SpywareBlaster is great for preventing tracking cookies and other nasties from getting on your computer in the first place. My anti-virus scans come out a lot cleaner now.



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    Re: Spyware question

    common sense..


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    Re: Spyware question

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneBack View Post
    common sense..

    this, i dont run a spyware, or antivirus, i had to get around the whole anti virus requirement to use ISU's internet and haven't even ran through spyware problems my entire time since i started doing it.



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