Free WiFi, free email accounts, free texts and free apps are cool but your anti-virus software shouldn’t be. It’s arguable that unpaid anti-virus software can detect and fight malware almost as well as paid ones but there are plenty of other important factors that you’ll need to look into. Here are a couple of tips from our friends at SAFETY Insider that will come in pretty handy.
Destroy All Parasites
You might think that unpaid anti-virus services are good enough, but thousands of malware, spyware and viruses are released every day. You will never know what will hit you, and it’s best to leave it to a full-service anti-virus software to take care of things.
Paid anti-virus software has the capabilities to detect the newest malware and detect any danger - something a free service wouldn’t be able to. Besides, it will easily detect threats and possible malware, sending you immediate notification and warnings on malicious files that you’ve just downloaded.
Firewall is your saviour
A firewall is a different software altogether but it usually comes together in a package when you purchase your anti-virus software. It is fairly crucial to fighting against spyware and is a much-needed software especially when you are performing webcam activities, emailing important and private files as well as performing online banking transactions.
Hackers and cybercriminals are always on standby to steal our information and identity that has access to our private matters especially our bank accounts. More of a reason why a paid anti-virus and Firewall software is extremely crucial for your machine.
Protect your children’s innocence (until they turn 18)
Yes, even your seven-year-old knows that the goriest and most ‘exotic’ videos and pictures are all over the Internet. It’s your job, or your paid software’s, to shield your little ones from the cruel content on the Internet.
Now that you've got a better understanding, we've handpicked three of the best anti-virus software in Malaysia based on your usage.
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