McAfee 2016 Internet Security - Unlimited Devices for £2.49 @ Argos online
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McAfee 2016 Internet Security - Unlimited Devices for £2.49 @ Argos online

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Found 3rd Aug 2017
McAfee Internet Security provides trusted protection for every device you own so you can shop, bank, and socialise with confidence. Includes essential features like PC optimisation tools, Wi-Fi network manager, and the True Key app to optimise your PC, and manage all your user names and passwords across all your devices.
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sohi7 m ago

Whats the best internet security nowadays guys ?




Common sense.
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Not the best but for £2.49 cheap as chips!!
Probably worth this price, but I wouldn't risk it on any of my devices personally. Voted hot for the price, not the product.
Whats the best internet security nowadays guys ?
sohi7 m ago

Whats the best internet security nowadays guys ?




Common sense.
Old version too
Publix58 m ago

And here's how to get rid of it.


No no no, this is how you get rid of it.
sohi32 m ago

Whats the best internet security nowadays guys ?

Common sense but if you really want an Anti-virus program I recommend Avast!
sohi4th Aug

Whats the best internet security nowadays guys ?


Most of the free anti virus would be fine. Ignore people who say you don't need it and just to use common sense. They don't really know what they are doing.
Edited by: "badboyofrock" 5th Aug 2017
hamish_stuart7 h, 8 m ago

No no no, this is how you get rid of it.

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The free protection in Windows 10 seems to work fine, so it is hard to see why this would have a value.
othen2 h, 21 m ago

The free protection in Windows 10 seems to work fine, so it is hard to see …The free protection in Windows 10 seems to work fine, so it is hard to see why this would have a value.


Because the in-built one is cack.
badboyofrock32 m ago

Because the in-built one is cack.


I take it you mean that in your opinion it is no good. With respect, I think you are ignorant, see here for a better informed view than yours:
howtogeek.com/220…10/
othen11 m ago

I take it you mean that in your opinion it is no good. With respect, I …I take it you mean that in your opinion it is no good. With respect, I think you are ignorant, see here for a better informed view than yours:https://www.howtogeek.com/220232/how-to-use-the-built-in-windows-defender-antivirus-on-windows-10/


If you choose to use the in-built solution, that is obviously your choice, and good luck to you. That said, my Microsoft and Comptia Certifications would suggest I'm not ignorant, and my 20+ years in IT tell me that Microsoft Security Essentials or Windows Defender, or whatever they call it now, is garbage. It's not as bad as it was, I'll grant you, but something that's less garbage is still garbage.
badboyofrock57 m ago

If you choose to use the in-built solution, that is obviously your choice, …If you choose to use the in-built solution, that is obviously your choice, and good luck to you. That said, my Microsoft and Comptia Certifications would suggest I'm not ignorant, and my 20+ years in IT tell me that Microsoft Security Essentials or Windows Defender, or whatever they call it now, is garbage. It's not as bad as it was, I'll grant you, but something that's less garbage is still garbage.


I don't think you are an IT professional, I think you probably work in a retail store.
othen1 h, 36 m ago

I don't think you are an IT professional, I think you probably work in a …I don't think you are an IT professional, I think you probably work in a retail store.


To be fair, I did work in a branch of PC world. I left in 1996, when it became apparent they did not have a clue what they were talking about. But, I have told you no lies, because at the end of the day, I don't need to.

Oh, and don't buy computer equipment from PC world unless you know exactly what you want, as they are clueless. And expensive.
Edited by: "badboyofrock" 4th Aug 2017
sohi4th Aug

Whats the best internet security nowadays guys ?



sohi4th Aug

Whats the best internet security nowadays guys ?

The security guys are saying don't use any virus software but if you do use the Windows free version. Virus software sits deep in the operating system and is vulnerable to attack itself and there are many exploits yet to arise that attack the virus protection itself. Unfortunately we were all told rightly that we needed virus software for years, and we feel uncomfortable running without out it but I don't use any. Virus software sits right on a line between letting us use the Internet while trying to stop us from getting infected. You ever not been able to do something and to fix you needed to turn off the virus protection.. I have...Oh. I liked the headline from a 2012.. Anti-Virus Software Sees Self as Malware, Deletes Itself. Lol... Cracks me up when I read about it...
Edited by: "wayners" 5th Aug 2017
sohi4th Aug

Whats the best internet security nowadays guys ?


Ignore the user Wayners. There is no security guy on earth who would advise to use no virus software. At least, not if he wanted to keep his job.
badboyofrock1 h, 53 m ago

Ignore the user Wayners. There is no security guy on earth who would …Ignore the user Wayners. There is no security guy on earth who would advise to use no virus software. At least, not if he wanted to keep his job.


I nice article for those that want to know more.
maketecheasier.com/is-…re/
wayners18 m ago

I nice article for those that want to know more. …I nice article for those that want to know more. https://www.maketecheasier.com/is-antivirus-relevant-anymore/


Basically, the author, whoever he is, says that in an ideal world, we wouldn't need AV software. I agree totally, but it's not an ideal world. Good luck to you, my friend.
badboyofrock4 h, 23 m ago

Basically, the author, whoever he is, says that in an ideal world, we …Basically, the author, whoever he is, says that in an ideal world, we wouldn't need AV software. I agree totally, but it's not an ideal world. Good luck to you, my friend.


It gets people heated up but everyone is free to do what they like.. Create user accounts and lock them down and only log in as administrator to update software. Backup. Run the security updates. Only install from known sources. Never click links in emails, go direct to site. Bla bla.. We know this. I can't stop family members paying for Norton av. It's expensive. £89 I think... They will continue to pay and use Norton forever. There choice I guess. I don't think they should use it or can afford to pay when perfectly good alternatives are free. Just my opinion. Let's be honest. It's complicated. No easy to understand. Just been around close tuning freeview tvs for neighbours as our area is being updated it seems. Even that is beyond some. Makes me mad as it should be easier.. I digress though..
wayners1 h, 2 m ago

It gets people heated up but everyone is free to do what they like.. …It gets people heated up but everyone is free to do what they like.. Create user accounts and lock them down and only log in as administrator to update software. Backup. Run the security updates. Only install from known sources. Never click links in emails, go direct to site. Bla bla.. We know this. I can't stop family members paying for Norton av. It's expensive. £89 I think... They will continue to pay and use Norton forever. There choice I guess. I don't think they should use it or can afford to pay when perfectly good alternatives are free. Just my opinion. Let's be honest. It's complicated. No easy to understand. Just been around close tuning freeview tvs for neighbours as our area is being updated it seems. Even that is beyond some. Makes me mad as it should be easier.. I digress though..


They are, indeed free to do what they like. As I said, I wish you the very best of luck.
Best protection by far is a decent adblocker! Stops you from clicking on the wrong download button in the first place.
Common sense is key to avoiding viruses.
For instance, if you are downloading music, it would be an MP3 - not an exe file!
If u do use torrents, ones with hundreds of seeds (and haven't been added in the last day or 2) are safer than those with just a few seeds.
Sites that say " use this installer to get access to your requested file" are malware.
Etc etc.
Oh, and if you have any doubt - open the file in a (disposable) virtual machine first

Lots of little tips have kept me virus free for above 10 years or more now without the need for an antivirus . And I checked it not long ago using avast, and it only showed false positives.
118luke11 h, 1 m ago

Best protection by far is a decent adblocker! Stops you from clicking on …Best protection by far is a decent adblocker! Stops you from clicking on the wrong download button in the first place. Common sense is key to avoiding viruses. For instance, if you are downloading music, it would be an MP3 - not an exe file! If u do use torrents, ones with hundreds of seeds (and haven't been added in the last day or 2) are safer than those with just a few seeds. Sites that say " use this installer to get access to your requested file" are malware. Etc etc. Oh, and if you have any doubt - open the file in a (disposable) virtual machine first Lots of little tips have kept me virus free for above 10 years or more now without the need for an antivirus . And I checked it not long ago using avast, and it only showed false positives.



Oh dear...
118luke15 m ago

Problem?


Haha! There is, but it's not mine.
118luke2 h, 3 m ago

Care to elaborate?


Not especially. My computers all run antivirus software and are all secure.
badboyofrock1 h, 32 m ago

Not especially. My computers all run antivirus software and are all secure.

Good for you. Hope you don't get bombarded by false positives and slowdowns then. And not forgetting about the spam pop ups that av's like to bombard users with.

Av's are like stabilisers on a bicycle. If you don't know what your doing or what to look out for, they're fine (albeit limiting). System admins have to deploy them to prevent careless, inexperienced users from accidentally downloading infected files or bringing them on USB drives.

My work laptop uses McAfee, installed by the I.T dept. System policy re-enables firewall automatically after 15 mins. But when your doing firmware updates over Ethernet and the firewall suddenly decides to block the update mid way through, they suddenly turn £1000+ piece of control equipment into landfill.

I'll stick to common sense, just like I took the stabilisers off my bicycle years ago.
118luke41 m ago

Good for you. Hope you don't get bombarded by false positives and …Good for you. Hope you don't get bombarded by false positives and slowdowns then. And not forgetting about the spam pop ups that av's like to bombard users with. Av's are like stabilisers on a bicycle. If you don't know what your doing or what to look out for, they're fine (albeit limiting). System admins have to deploy them to prevent careless, inexperienced users from accidentally downloading infected files or bringing them on USB drives. My work laptop uses McAfee, installed by the I.T dept. System policy re-enables firewall automatically after 15 mins. But when your doing firmware updates over Ethernet and the firewall suddenly decides to block the update mid way through, they suddenly turn £1000+ piece of control equipment into landfill. I'll stick to common sense, just like I took the stabilisers off my bicycle years ago.


Nice. From this, all I get is that you don't work in the IT department. Which is a very good thing.
Edited by: "badboyofrock" 6th Aug 2017
badboyofrock1 h, 29 m ago

Nice. From this, all I get is that you don't work in the IT department. …Nice. From this, all I get is that you don't work in the IT department. Which is a very good thing.

Yep, pay wasn't enough to want to work in I.T.
118luke7 m ago

Yep, pay wasn't enough to want to work in I.T.


Possibly. It's not the only thing that wasn't enough.
Edited by: "badboyofrock" 6th Aug 2017
badboyofrock2 h, 40 m ago

Possibly. It's not the only thing that wasn't enough.


Ooo how Cryptic. The suspense is tremendous.
118luke31 m ago

Ooo how Cryptic. The suspense is tremendous.


But not really.
OMG it's like we are back in the playground again. What is Hotukdeals coming to?
Gluten free. Changing gas and electricity suppliers. Taking multi vitamins and producing expensive we. Av. Pet insurance. All gets folks heated up. I think it's because some think it's wasting money. It's like my neighbour spending £400 on a full service every year when he is only do 70 miles all year. That gets me going! Can't stop people and they are free to choose. As long as it's informed choice.
Norton internet security is the best.
david_wavid1 h, 4 m ago

Norton internet security is the best.


Was..... The gold standard. Rightly quoted by experts and came out top on reviews.. Same today? If it works for you and your happy with it then great. Let's be honest. Microsoft needs to lock the software down or come up with something better. Maybe this will happen with win 10 eventually.. Who knows..
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