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“There’s a lot of security professionals who will point out that anti-virus software will not stop everything,” he says. But it helps keep the noise down.” His specific recommendation is that Mac users may want to use Sophos, which has a free antimalware program, and that Windows users should think about Symantec.(I tried the free version of Sophos on my Macbook Air, and it detected a virus hiding in a text document attached to an email that the Mail app had downloaded.Like Gourley, Kurt Baumgartner, a principal security researcher with security company Kaspersky Lab (which makes products that defend against malware and viruses), recommends that individuals use anti-malware software.
There was a time when anti-virus software was the height of computer security, especially if you were a Windows user.
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