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Landonw says

Personally I have never really been a fan of CleanMyMac et al, or the whole AV industry to begin with. Fact is they’re always late to the party. Having a virusscanner can feel like a great way of being secure, but it all starts with not being a fool when you run random pieces of software from dubious sources.

So basically don’t watch free porn and you’ll be fine.

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ShermanJackson says

Sorry, but I have better things to do. . :):) The only chicks I watch are on the flyers here. Hahaha. That’s how busy I am. I am a strong Christian too :)

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TNL3542 says

avast.com ive been with them several years never a problem :) you have a free version and a paid also has free trials :)

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Joost Volunteer moderator says

@Zino, @TNL Did they ever catch anything, though? And do you recall how you got the infection?


So basically don’t watch free porn and you’ll be fine.

Yeah, greatly generalising, that’s basically it. Or do so on a (virtual) machine you don’t use for your banking etc ;)

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TNL3542 says

my system is set up.. it sends me a waring that he has detained a cruppet file.. and i give it a command to get rid of it.. :)

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Joost Volunteer moderator says

my system is set up.. it sends me a waring that he has detained a cruppet file.. and i give it a command to get rid of it.. :)

Is this an OSX system?

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Zino16000 says

@Zino, @TNL Did they ever catch anything, though? And do you recall how you got the infection?

Yes Sophos did caught some and put them in quarantine.
You can test your antivirus using this fake virus file and see for yourself if your antivirus do the work or not.

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