Originally Posted by helljack6
+1 there, regardless of the fact that i'm less than normal in attendance here, i'm running XP Pro SP3 with all updates, Symantec End Point Protection (Gov't Issue since i'm military), Malwarebytes, Spybot S&D 1.6.2 and Firefox and I have YET to run into an issue with virus attacks from the site. I check this site from work (Military Maintained computer system and EXTREMELY TIGHT security policies) running IE8, Endpoint Protection and don't have any issues from there as well. If that doesn't tell you something, I don't know what it'll take to convince anyone else.
I would argue that a person stated in another thread that it was due to corrupt coding, however if that were the case, EVERYONE would be affected just not select individuals.
I'll echo one last point, Free is Free Gets. AVG has a HISTORY that you can look up and verify that they have consistently failed in comparison to other a/v softwares. They have more FALSE positives than any other a/v software on the market. Worst case scenario if you don't believe me, use a 3rd party evaluating party such as consumer reports and look at their unbiased testing results. Nuff said there.
To the admin group, notwithstanding anything, ya'll do a hellava bang up job around here, like the new facelift on the site, takes a bit getting used to but it's nice.
I'm a fan of AVG at work. It caught this problem, and blocked the threat all while not using ALL my ram like the big box Anti-Virus' companies.
I run Avira on my comp at home.
I hate to see this turn into a negative thread, that was not it's intention. It was made for a courteous "heads up" to the mods. Just my attempt to give back to the site before it hit someone else who had an outdated AV.
It was handled well, soon enough the software swap will be a thing of the past.