Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


dazhann

461 posts

Ultimate Geek


#191531 7-Feb-2016 19:06
Send private message

After reading a post about what security one should run on a gaming computer and finding out about privacy badger I thought it would be interesting to find out what other people are using and what they recommend.


I'll start off. I use defender for AV it just works for me no issues so I would recommend as a free option. Browser Firefox with https everywhere, adblock plus, WOT, Windefender and now privacy badger. 


 


Create new topic
Sideface
8616 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
DR
Lifetime subscriber

  #1487143 7-Feb-2016 19:10
Send private message

ESET Smart Security 9 and Malwarebytes Pro





Sideface


 
 
 

GoodSync. Easily back up and sync your files with GoodSync. Simple and secure file backup and synchronisation software will ensure that your files are never lost (affiliate link).
Rikkitic
Awrrr
17529 posts

Uber Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  #1487148 7-Feb-2016 19:24
Send private message

I'm fairly relaxed. I have nothing vital on my many computers, though I would be annoyed to lose any of it. At present I just have Windows Firewall and Defender for the first layer, with Malwarebytes for anything that does get through. Chrome is my browser of choice, with Ghostery to temper the ads. I should add that I have never had a problem of any kind, and that is not just ignorance speaking. Because of my data cap I keep a close eye on my traffic and I use a debit card for purchases. I have never lost money, passwords, or data. I also never see targeted advertising. In fact, I hardly ever see advertising at all.

 

 





Plesse igmore amd axxept applogies in adbance fir anu typos

 


 


vexxxboy
4113 posts

Uber Geek


  #1487154 7-Feb-2016 19:38
Send private message

i use Waterfox with Ublock origin and defender and once a month i run malwarebytes and i cant remember the last time i got any warnings. i dont really care if i get attacked there is nothing on my PC that i worry about, if it got to bad i would just start again from scratch.





Common sense is not as common as you think.




raytaylor
3856 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  #1488470 9-Feb-2016 23:24
Send private message

No antivirus software.

 

I am just careful what I open.

 

But to ensure a cryptolocker cant get me, I do have an offsite backup with roll-back versioning capability. Not a "sync" type.

 

 





Ray Taylor

There is no place like localhost

Spreadsheet for Comparing Electricity Plans Here


geekiegeek
2513 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  #1488530 10-Feb-2016 08:18
Send private message

Use a macbook pro and haven't installed any anti-malware products. I am very careful though and use a separate Windows 10 VM on a segregated network for torrents and the like. 


Create new topic





News and reviews »

Synology Introduces BeeStation
Posted 23-Feb-2024 14:14


New One UI 6.1 Update Brings Galaxy AI to More Galaxy Devices
Posted 23-Feb-2024 10:50


Amazon Echo Hub Available in New Zealand
Posted 23-Feb-2024 10:40


InternetNZ Releases Internet Insights 2023
Posted 20-Feb-2024 10:31


Seagate Adds 24TB IronWolf Pro Hard Drives for Multi-user Commercial and Enterprise RAID Storage Solutions
Posted 19-Feb-2024 16:54


Seagate Skyhawk AI 24TB Elevates Edge Security Capacity and Performance
Posted 9-Feb-2024 17:18


GoPro Releases Quik Desktop App for macOS and Introduces Premium+ Subscription Tier
Posted 9-Feb-2024 17:14


Ring Introduces New Ring Battery Video Doorbell Pro
Posted 9-Feb-2024 16:51


Galaxy AI Transforms the new Galaxy S24 Series
Posted 18-Jan-2024 07:00


D-Link launches AI-Powered Aquila Pro M30 Wi-Fi 6 Mesh Systems
Posted 17-Jan-2024 20:02


Newest LG 4K Lifestyle Projector Doubles as Art Objet
Posted 9-Jan-2024 15:50


More LG Smart TV Owners Set To Enjoy the Latest webOS Upgrade
Posted 9-Jan-2024 15:45


Panasonic Announces the Z95A and Z93A With Fire TV Built In
Posted 9-Jan-2024 15:30


Amazon Echo Pop Review
Posted 8-Jan-2024 14:22


Samsung Tab S9 FE Review
Posted 17-Dec-2023 08:26









Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.







Backblaze unlimited backup