"Security Software: Protection or Extortion?"

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by m00nbl00d, Apr 14, 2009.

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  1. m00nbl00d

    m00nbl00d Registered Member

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    Interesting. I tend to agree with the first dude, although I don't try to set such a radical tone. But like I've been saying for some years, good firewall, good browser, don't execute random stuff, works for every situation. It's as simple as that. I had my moment of weakness/hobby when desktop security software seemed interesting, now I realize it's an obsolete concept.
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    I suppose if one is a hermit, or spends all their time in a corporate cube farm, that may be a valid position to take.

    Myself, my PCs are notebooks. I have not had a desktop or tower (i.e.: non-portable) PC for over a decade. Being mobile means I do not have total control over the access points and routers to which I connect at all times. So I run a local Firewall.
     
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