How to choose an antivirus app

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February 26, 2016

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How to choose an antivirus app


Some argue that you don’t need antivirus software if you just stay away from sketchy websites and email attachments. Unfortunately, there’s a large cottage industry dedicated to deceiving people into inviting malware onto their computers. Think of antivirus software as your digital seatbelt: You don’t strictly need it most of the time, but if you ever do, it can really save your bacon. And it usually has a negligible impact on your computer’s performance. Here’s how to evaluate your Windows antivirus options and find the right app for you. Read more »


Tom McNamara

Senior Editor

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