I never really liked Norton Anti-Virus for the Mac

Discussion in 'OS X and OS X Apps' started by piedad, May 12, 2005.

  1. piedad

    piedad Well-Known Member
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    ....I have not used it nor any anti-virus software for more than a year now. Never really had a need for it, except to tell my friends that they are sending out (windows) virus infected mails or documents.
    Now here is one more reason not to:
    Symantec false alert floors Macs
    http://www.theregister.com/2005/05/10/symantec_mac_false_alarm/
     
  2. Gomi

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    NAV has got to be the most useless piece of software on the mac ;) it cant detect malware anyways... and slows down your system considerably. practicing a safe and secure digital lifestyle is much better than shelling out $70 for NAV. i havent used a single piece of anti-virus software on my macs since 1996 and i dont intend to install one until apple occupies 95% of the world's personal computers :eek:

    [Edited on 5-12-2005 by HAL9000]
     
  3. cdrmac

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    Yet Norton is continually detecting windows virii(?) in my incoming email. If I just ignored them, could I pass them on?
    I use Eurdora and OSX 10.3.9
     

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