Endpoint Security (EPS): Home 2023 Q1

Sector: Consumer
Testing: January to March 2023


Top Five Antivirus Myths Busted

Top Antivirus Myths Busted

And why do we still believe them?

Anti-virus, or endpoint security plays an essential part in protecting Windows PCs. Whether you are working in the world’s largest enterprise, or using a small personal laptop, you need a last line of defence against attacks who use malicious code to steal or damage your data.

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Antivirus myths you shouldn’t believe

  1. Anti-virus slows your computer.
  2. Anti-virus only stops viruses.
  3. You must pay for great protection.
  4. Detection means protection.
  5. Updates are no longer necessary.

Read the full report to see why these myths exist and why they are not true.

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