Symantec quarantining LiveCode standalone on client's machine
bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Wed Jul 3 11:07:39 EDT 2019
Leo Laporte host of The Tech Guy radio show and numerous podcasts on all things tech, has repeatedly stated that he thinks Microsoft's built in protection Defender is quite good. That being said, no one solution is a catch all. We use Kaspersky for endpoint protection as the business version has a server that makes deployment automatic and provides a great many benefits beyond just malware protection.
We also have an antimalware subscription running on our edge router, and we use Microsoft Online Protection for our spam/malware blocker. Anything that can run that gauntlet I tip my hat to.
> On Jul 3, 2019, at 03:18 , Lagi Pittas via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> Easily fixed - remove Symantec - the biggest load of @*&^%$ Malware out
> Blocks reports (well years ago it did) that were loaded as new processes
> from two of the largest accountants financial systems in uk.
> slows down processing , tells me how good it's been by blocking 15 trillion
> attacks in the last 2 days ..... Blocked connection when it felt like it on
> working accounting systems , I could go on.
> The best Antivirus is between your ears - but a lot of people don't seem to
> use that one.
> I only use Microsoft Security and that is switched off more than on,
> especially when using LC. I haven't had antivirus on
> my Macs for years and no problems.
> A quick trip to virustotal.com is all it needs. YMMV because you don't know
> what sites users will go on.
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