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f-secure HOW GOOD IS IT?

by Ali5152 / October 18, 2006 2:51 AM PDT

My cable ISP (CHARTER) comes with f-secure. I use NOTHING ELSE.
Am I secure?
Thanks for any and all responses.

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by Larry38 / October 18, 2006 3:26 AM PDT
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THANK YOU!!!
by Ali5152 / October 18, 2006 11:12 AM PDT

To Larry38 and Grig Thomas:
Thank you for your time, efforts and words. They are a big help.
cpmdave

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Which F-Secure Program Are You Using??
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / October 18, 2006 3:51 AM PDT
http://www.f-secure.com/home_user/antivirus.html

They have an Internet Security package program which includes a number of separate security parts. Or are you using only the antivirus?

You asked: "Am I Secure?"

As mentioned on these forums before, there is no "magic bullet" that will prevent all types of malware from causing problems on your computer.. It takes a combination of tools, including knowledge and common sense to prevent malware issues. No matter what program you have installed, don't open strange e-mail, don't use P2P programs, don't visit dubious websites, etc..

Most advise using at least an antivirus, a firewall, and one or more antspyware programs for maintaining a secure computer.. There other items such as SPAM blockers, pop-up blockers, etc. which may also help.

If your F-Secure program doesn't include a number of the basic tools above, then you may need add a few things.

Hope this helps.

Grif
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