Re: NOD32: Is a Separate Anti-Spyware Prog Necessary?

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If the NOD32 is protecting against Spyware so perfectly, why are some NOD32
National Distributors also using the Spyware Doctor? You can see the "Protected
by Spyware Doctor" indicator attached to their Skype contact informations!



Re: NOD32: Is a Separate Anti-Spyware Prog Necessary?

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It's something that's very much based on opinion and an individual's
requirements before they feel safe. My opinion is based on the evidence
I've seen on my installed NOD32 base and with a fair bit of testing of
spyware against NOD32, on which NOD32 comes up trumps.

I have ClamAV installed for secondary testing, as well as a handful of
anti-spyware programs that I have installed at customers (pre-NOD32 or
those without it) so I can keep an eye on how the software progresses and
have the UI in front of me if customers have problems.
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Re: NOD32: Is a Separate Anti-Spyware Prog Necessary?

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as pointed out - this matter really is for personal preference.

FWIW - I run NOD32 alonside:

SpywareBlaster
Adaware SE
SpyBotSD
CCleaner (mainly for registry cleanup)

and the occasional online scan using other systems.

To-date, nothing has been found by the OTHER solutions - ie, nothing
managed to get past NOD32 - but a lot of that has to do with your
potential for exposure... if you surf sites infested with malware,
download from lots of filesharing sites etc, your risk factors will be
different to mine.

Only the end user can make this decision - but I have found the other
solutions to be "un-necsessary" - although I have no real reason to
remove them as yet... you never know!


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I've been running NOD32 on a number of systems for over 2 years. I do a
lot of online research in manufacturing technology and I download a lot of
files from various manufacture's sites worldwide. Bad links in Google
searches or links that redirect me to a malware site are my most common
encounters with potential problems.

So far, NOD32 has done a good job of warning me when I stumble into a site
that tries to install some kind of malware on my system.

I also use Ad-Aware, SpyBot, a-squared anti-trojan and several DOS on
demand AV scanners. When I do a scan with Ad-Aware and SpyBot they've
frequently detected spyware/adware that has slipped by NOD32, so yes I
would recommend having some other on demand anti-malware programs.

Chas.



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