Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×
RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > RV SYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGIES FORUMS > Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc.
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 11-19-2022, 05:18 PM   #1
Senior Member/RVM #90
 
MSHappyCampers's Avatar


 
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Columbus, MS
Posts: 52,098
Which virus protection program do you use?

I've been using Bitdefender Total Security for several years and it is continually blocking unsafe websites. It has fully protected me so far. Amazon has the Complete version which protects up to 5 devices for $29.95.

Just wondered what you guys are using?
__________________
Joe & Annette
Sometimes I sits and thinks, sometimes I just sits.....
2002 Monaco Windsor 40PBT, 2013 Honda CRV AWD
MSHappyCampers is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 11-19-2022, 05:59 PM   #2
Member
 
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: May 2021
Posts: 77
I have for longer that I can remember used Norton 360. It has a nice password app also called Norton Vault. I use the ten user package, five for me and five for the neighbor. Never a problem. On sale about $30.00 for one year.

If you do buy this just be sure to cancel the auto renew online, otherwise it can be expensive.
Sparky19053 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2022, 06:00 PM   #3
Member
 
Jayco Owners Club
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 43
Avast and it is free
dsnutes is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2022, 06:01 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
UFO Pilot's Avatar
 
Winnebago Owners Club
Workhorse Chassis Owner
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Sonoma County, CA
Posts: 6,138
Malwarebytes
__________________
Wayne & Roberta and Maggie the Miracle Dog 08 Winnebago Destination 39W Gas UFO Workhorse Chassis......It's really weird being the same age as old people.
UFO Pilot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2022, 06:18 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2015
Posts: 412
Linux
johninsd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2022, 08:02 PM   #6
Community Administrator
 
NLOVNIT's Avatar


 
Pond Piggies Club
LA Gulf Coast Campers
Outdoors RV Owners Club
Entegra Owners Club
Skyline Owners Group
Join Date: Mar 2002
Posts: 37,830
Blog Entries: 1
2x for Malwarebytes. My internet provider just switched from McAfee to Security Suite. So I've got that too.
__________________
Lori (& Dave, my spirit guide) - FMCA #F419886 | RV/MH Hall of Fame Lifetime Member
2016 Phoenix Cruiser 2350S & 2014 CRV EX-L AWD, My iRV2 Photo Albums
2018 Phaeton 40IH,2006 Bounder 36Z, 2004 Cougar 285EFS, 2000 Aerolite 25FBR
There is great need for a sarcasm font.
NLOVNIT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2022, 08:22 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2020
Location: Ohio
Posts: 463
3X for Malwarebytes.
__________________
2021 Thor Four Winds 26B on Chevy 4500
atreis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2022, 10:48 PM   #8
Community Moderator
 
TonyDi's Avatar


 
Newmar Owners Club
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
Posts: 27,565
I've been using Avast for years and I'm very happy with it.
__________________
Tony & Ruth........... FMCA#F416727
2016 London Aire 4519, Freightliner chassis, Cummins ISX, 2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, Blue Ox Avail with AF1. TST 507 TPMS
No amount of money can buy you an extra second of time.
TonyDi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2022, 11:00 PM   #9
Senior Member
 
Ray,IN's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: North America somewhere
Posts: 27,636
Windows Defender + Defender UI. IMO Microsoft cannot afford for their Defender software to fail to protect, or they lose all respect from the millions running Windows.
I used Malwarebytes for several years, until they began loading pups onto my computer. It took an effort to totally locate and erase those pups after removing Malwarebytes from my computer.
I also use Glary Utilities 5 to manage my HDD and software, it is somewhat like CCleaner but much more advanced and thorough.
__________________
2000 Winnebago Ultimate Freedom USQ40JD, ISC 8.3 Cummins 350, Spartan MM Chassis. USA IN 1SG 11B5MX,Infantry retired;Good Sam Life member,FMCA." My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. John F. Kennedy
Ray,IN is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2022, 07:12 AM   #10
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2020
Posts: 754
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ray,IN View Post
I also use Glary Utilities 5 to manage my HDD and software, it is somewhat like CCleaner but much more advanced and thorough.
I looked at Glary Utilities web site because I hadn't heard that name before. I just wondered who and what they are. I don't know if it's intentional but it's very difficult to find out what country they're in. The "About Us", "Contact Us" etc pages don't say. Finally, the last part of Terms of use reveals where they are.

"These terms and conditions hereof will be governed by the laws of the People's Republic of China.".

It's probably perfectly okay but if I was running Windows, I'm not sure that I would be willing to download a closed source application of this type from China. By "this type" I mean its "scan" type behavior. If it's "cleaning" the registry it probably has full admin rights to read or write anything and has access to the network. I'm not saying they're doing anything bad but even so, a program like that seems like a perfect distribution and collection mechanism.

I know some people seem to swear by CCleaner type apps but I'm not convinced that they really do anything useful.

I don't run Windows but I agree with you on Windows Defender etc. It's probably all most people need.
tetranz is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2022, 08:08 AM   #11
Senior Member
 
Blastvalve's Avatar
 
Winnebago Owners Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Aug 2016
Location: Northern VT
Posts: 443
I moved to Windows Defender several years ago. It plays very nice with Windows (not resource intensive) and is constantly updated with threat definitions. As others noted Microsoft has a vested interest in making it work as part of their Windows package.
__________________
2015 Winnebago Vista 35B. "The Vistabus!!"
Blastvalve is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2022, 08:18 AM   #12
Senior Member
 
ArtJoyce's Avatar
 
Monaco Owners Club
Freightliner Owners Club
Holiday Rambler Owners Club
Join Date: Sep 2019
Location: Thornville, Ohio
Posts: 2,775
Quote:
Originally Posted by dsnutes View Post
Avast and it is free
x3, I have been using since the late 90's.
__________________
Art & Joyce
Thornville, OH
Kia Soul pushing a 36' DP Endeavor
ArtJoyce is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2022, 08:30 AM   #13
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2020
Posts: 426
I have been using Windows defender for years, along with some discipline in how I use email & manage my web surfing. I also use JV16 PowerTools as a registry cleaner.
I segregate my data from my OS & applications. Sensitive data is stored on a NAS which provides an additional level of security.
lemodrop9344 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2022, 11:09 AM   #14
Senior Member
 
smiller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 2,290
Quote:
Originally Posted by johninsd View Post
Linux
Was just gonna say...
smiller is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Do You Use a Toad Protection Device Mike&Chris Entegra Owner's Forum 63 12-18-2016 09:15 PM
Question About Virus Protection Programs GG1 Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 23 12-01-2014 07:57 AM
If you had two types of battery which type would you use for your house vs chassis? jroethke Class A Motorhome Discussions 12 06-06-2014 08:32 PM
which oil do you use in you diesel truck mcsquid86 Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 12 11-06-2012 10:33 PM

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:10 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.