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I’ve been using Vipre products for quite some time.
Their tech support - on the rare occasion that I’ve had to use it - has been
Vipre Mobile Security for Android is at a price anyone can afford.
Having said all that however - if you don’t wish to purchase Vipre Anti Virus
or Internet Security for your Windows PC - then the Microsoft alternative - as
part of Windows 10 - may well do you.
I base this on the fact that - those users I know who use the Windows 10
operating system along with its built-in security and protection tools - have
not up until this time been infected by Malware of any kind and nor have they
suffered for ransomware, any downtime due to any virus infection etc so that
alone in my view speaks volumes and good on Microsoft for building security
that seems to function well into their operating system.
Having said all that - and regardless of whether you choose to use a Third
party security App or Microsoft’s built-in solution - security and safety of
your computer does indeed begin with you.
Don’t just accept free offers that pop-up when you’re carrying out searches for
software for example, don’t click on links in email messages unless you’re
absolutely sure what they are, simple prevention measures will save you a lot
of headaches in time.
> On 17 Oct. 2016, at 5:45 am, Gordon Smith <gor...@mac-access.net
> <mailto:gor...@mac-access.net>> wrote:
> In my humble opinion, this is a great offer! I just acquired it because I’ve
> trusted Vipre for years, and the ratings when set against its competition
> speak for themselves. They scored 100% in threat detection, and 0% false
> positives. Cyber crime is on the up! And this time of year seems to be one of
> the worst times for data and identity theft.
> Christmas is coming, and of course, (although I personally am dreading it),
> the cyber criminals just can’t wait! From now on in, people are Christmas
> shopping, and obviously criminals make juicy promises which some people just
> cannot resist.
> Sadly, some people don’t bother to check the authenticity of their mail.
> Inboxes get filled with juicy-sounding junk, and the criminals sit watching
> and waiting for the gullible.
> Anyway, Vipre Internet for Windows won’t slow you down, (unlike some of the
> competition), and Vipre Security for Android is cheap enough to suit
> anybody’s budget.
> People tell me that Android users don’t need security protection. But the
> evidence so far this year points to that conclusion being utterly wrong! No
> operating system which talks to the Internet, no, not even OS Sierra, is
> totally secure! There are always leak and holes, which is why producers of
> software such as Apple and Microsoft are always having to fight the fight
> against the cyber criminals.
> That’s not a criticism of either Apple or Microsoft. Neither is it an
> endorsement of same. It’s just plain strait forward fact!
> Which ever option you choose, don’t be fooled into thinking that Microsoft’s
> internal (free) solutions are all you need. Just do your research, (it’s not
> for me to do that for you) but the facts speak for themselves.
> One of our list members has, or had, in his signature a sentence which read:
> “Those who deserve help are those who help themselves”, or something similar.
> I wouldn’t generally endorse that comment, but this is an exception. In this
> specific instance, in my view at least, that comment is spot on correct.
> I’ve seen the results of cyber crime this year for myself, on a PC which
> belonged to a family member who wouldn’t take my advice and who just went
> along with the word “Free”! Now, she’s involved in the process of recouping
> just over £1100.0 from her bank. The money was taken directly from her
> account because she didn’t think she needed protection over and beyond that
> offered by the static firewall in her router. Subsequent to that theft, she
> is now coming to me for advice and, what’s more, she’s taking it! Don’t allow
> yourself to become another statistic added to that list.
> Sorry for the waffle, but it’s your call!
> My compliments and kindest regards
> Gordon Smith:
> <gor...@mac-access.net <mailto:gor...@mac-access.net>>
> Accessibility & Information Technology Support Specialist.
> +44 (0)7907 823971
Those of a positive and enquiring frame of mind will leave the rest of the
halfwits in this world behind.