Sorry if I sound a little like a jerk, but who uses Antivirus to be a proactive measure? If you do, then you are behind the times. I see antivirus to regular cold medicine. It is always behind the latest strand and you still deal with the effects of the cold. Of course they will not have the latest or greatest defense. There is how many new viruses created daily?
The other argument I can't stand is, "Hey switch to this operation system. It has no viruses." My response to that is, "Yea for now." If everyone in the world switched OS's like they do with phones, clothes, girlfriends, wives, jobs, etc; every system would have a virus. It doesn't solve the problem. You are just running away from it.
The odds are against us. There is probably a 2 to 1 ratio when it comes to hackers and anti-virus companies. If you want a strong true antivirus system, be proactive. There are a lot of steps you can take in order to make sure that your system is virus free. Please do not rely just on antivirus software. If you do, you failed.
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