kendellrt Posted December 9, 2008 Posted December 9, 2008 After participating in this thread I thought that I would post some info that I feel is important, yet misunderstood. I have found that a grip of peopl are using free anti-virus apps, but one of the biggest problems with that is that they don't cover any of the rest of the crapware out there. Viruses are almost a non-issue in today's world, it's the othe junk that is the biggest problem. I spend most of my day repairing Windows due to malware infections than anything else. Spyware is also the #1 cause of identity theft in the US, and the FBI estimates that the amount of spyware out there grows 300% each month. Here is a portion of an article from MacWorld/PCWorld that I feel sums up the differences very well: "...it Quote Share this post Link to post Share on other sites More sharing options...
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