Re: What good is virus detection....
From: Catamount (NoSPamminme_at_home.com)
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2005 17:21:30 -0400
Indeed, what good is an AV solution? I guess, without one, viruses can
infect your PC without you going anywhere, just sitting on the net.
What good are Firewalls? What good is software all together? I am all
for going back to the pen and paper!
WHO IS WITH ME?????????
> I have always used AVG by Grisoft. I'm always up to date with the
> virus database and software version.
> Today I was listening to music on Yahoo and I heard some odd lyrics
> that I stupidly searched for and found on (DO NOT GO HERE!!)
> www.lyricscafe.com . As soon as I hit the page AVG started warning
> about trojans and seemed to be trapping them.
> I got off the page immediately however, not only did that simple visit
> infect my PC but AVG and AdAware have been ZERO benefit. I have
> pop-ups spawning when I open a browser and AVG continuously complains
> about infections. It Heals and quarantines them but they always come
> I've used AdAware in Safe Mode and cleaned over 100 problems.
> I'll eventually get to the bottom of this but my point is AVG did
> nothing to protect my PC and continues to do nothing to fix it.