Page 3 of 4 FirstFirst 1234 LastLast
  1.    11 Sep 2017 #21
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Chicago, IL, USA
    Posts : 1,095
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by Cliff S View Post
    McAfee hasn't had anything to do with the AV that carries his name for many years, Intel owns it.
    McAfee - Wikipedia
    I have been gone from TenForums for 2 years. I had forgotten about the pedantic hair-splitting that can go on.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    11 Sep 2017 #22
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Chicago, IL, USA
    Posts : 1,095
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by Brightblessings View Post
    "Matter of fact, everything I have found and read says the company is about as above board as any US based company."

    Those same above board US companies that poison your water and food, throw you out in the street, coupled with the capricious actions of a health insurance industry that move the goal posts nightly to deny you health care that you paid for in good faith.
    I thought we were talking anti-virus programs and trustworthiness, not the general status of mankind, Greenpeace diatribes and the business tactics of an industry that has nothing to do with security programs outside of using them on their employee PCs.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    11 Sep 2017 #23
    Join Date : Mar 2017
    Posts : 5,734
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by Brightblessings View Post
    "Matter of fact, everything I have found and read says the company is about as above board as any US based company."

    Those same above board US companies that poison your water and food, throw you out in the street, coupled with the capricious actions of a health insurance industry that move the goal posts nightly to deny you health care that you paid for in good faith.
    I would use Kaspersky over any AV that came out of Oz.


      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    11 Sep 2017 #24
    Join Date : Jul 2016
    Posts : 42
    Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by Steve C View Post
    Note some UK banks (e.g. Barclays) offer their customers a free licence to use Kaspersky Internet Security. I would hope Barclays has considered the security implications of their offer?
    I hope they will continue to do so and not get swayed by this partisan hysteria. The only reason why this is being brought up about Kaspersky is because they're outside the control of the NSA and other Western security agencies, who have a history of seeking backdoors and the whitelisting of their own malware in security products that they can intimidate.

    I'm more worried by the backdoors that my government seeks in such products than that done by the Russian government, who don't directly affect me. Still, let the silly "reds under the beds" hysterical distraction continue.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  5.    11 Sep 2017 #25
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    UK
    Posts : 2,091
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)

    I'm still none the wiser whether Kaspersky anti-virus is 'safe' to use from this and other threads.

    I continue to use Kaspersky software since I have a free licence and it has some useful features. I've also enabled Windows Defender Periodic Scanning as a further safeguard and do monthly scans with AdwCleaner and Malwarebytes (free version).

    I've had no known problems to date unless the US software I'm using has missed the Russian backdoors!
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  6.    11 Sep 2017 #26
    Join Date : Mar 2014
    Posts : 103
    Windows 10, 64 bit
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  7.    11 Sep 2017 #27
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 17,573
    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu

    Shouldn't we install, at least one anti-virus from every country on our systems, so the PC Social Justice Warriors Buttheads don't get triggered?
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  8.    11 Sep 2017 #28
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Staffordshire
    Posts : 362
    Windows 10 Pro

    I suspect there is more than a helping of fake news in all this paranoia.
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  9.    11 Sep 2017 #29
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Chicago, IL, USA
    Posts : 1,095
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by clam1952 View Post
    I suspect there is more than a helping of fake news in all this paranoia.
    Must be a Russian agent trying to get us all to ignore it and install Kaspersky
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  10.    11 Sep 2017 #30
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 3,698
    10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by Arelem View Post
    Must be a Russian agent trying to get us all to ignore it and install Kaspersky
    Kaspersky you say? I decided to stay in the Kempinski.

    Nice hotel.

    Full of Russians (but they all are).
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 
Page 3 of 4 FirstFirst 1234 LastLast


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Solved Any Concerns Using a Russian Browser?
With secure browsing in mind, I've been experimenting with various browsers that are advertised to offer good security in the Internet. I'm currently trying Yandex, which is Russian designed. Knowing how adept the Russians are, do you think I should...
Browsers and Email
Why Opera Facebook Is In Russian?
Can anyone explain me why Opera browser's official facebook page is in Russian? All their posts are in Russian & in comments only Russian users and also there are lots of spam from users on their page. As far as I know Opera is or at least was...
Browsers and Email
Russian instructions?
The drop-down sign-in boxes appearing in my newly installed WIN 10 are in Cyrillic script. How can I change to English script?
General Support
Russian Windows 10 (10240)
Hi guys, I just installed a clean image of Russian Windows 10 (10240) on a new desktop PC I just received. I entered the insider product key and everything works fine, this looks to be a very stable build. The problem is, not all the apps are...
Installation and Upgrade
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:58.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums