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    • melbury
    • By melbury 11th Nov 17, 11:38 AM
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    Kaspersky
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    • 11th Nov 17, 11:38 AM
    Kaspersky 11th Nov 17 at 11:38 AM
    What is the difference between Kaspersky Internet Security and Kaspersky Total Security?

    Is one a lot better than the other?

    Many thanks.
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    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 11th Nov 17, 2:07 PM
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    Ones more expensive. But will protect your photo's and files..

    Install the free one and untick as many of the useless gimmick options as possible.

    An AV should do one job, detect and stop viruses. It should be sleek and efficient not full of bloatware.
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    • JJ Egan
    • By JJ Egan 12th Nov 17, 9:49 AM
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    Total covers 3 devices including mobile .
    • AndyPix
    • By AndyPix 13th Nov 17, 10:01 AM
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    One is unnecessary , and the other is totally unnecessary
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    • BigAl94
    • By BigAl94 13th Nov 17, 10:11 AM
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    • 13th Nov 17, 10:11 AM
    Or you may like to avoid totally https://www.tomsguide.com/us/is-kaspersky-safe,news-25983.html
    • Tarambor
    • By Tarambor 13th Nov 17, 3:12 PM
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    • 13th Nov 17, 3:12 PM
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    • 13th Nov 17, 3:12 PM
    Wow some real tin foil hatter conspiracy Trump nuttiness going on in that article.
    • Browntoa
    • By Browntoa 13th Nov 17, 3:25 PM
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    • 13th Nov 17, 3:25 PM
    Nothing , both allowed the Russians to spy on you
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    • AndyPix
    • By AndyPix 13th Nov 17, 4:16 PM
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    including mobile .
    Originally posted by JJ Egan

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    • Debbie Savard
    • By Debbie Savard 2nd Dec 17, 2:18 PM
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    • 2nd Dec 17, 2:18 PM
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    • 2nd Dec 17, 2:18 PM
    Barclays Bank today emailing customers saying they have decided to withdraw Kaspersky and will no longer offer it.
    • melbury
    • By melbury 2nd Dec 17, 3:15 PM
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    All I can say is that in the six years I have used it I have never had any problems with viruses etc and it doesn't slow the computer down. Going back years I used McAfee and that was dire.

    Have just renewed, but I expect the price will drop now as a result of all that is on the news.

    Is there a better internet security package?
    Last edited by melbury; 02-12-2017 at 3:20 PM.
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    • notbritishgas
    • By notbritishgas 2nd Dec 17, 3:35 PM
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    Barclays Bank today emailing customers saying they have decided to withdraw Kaspersky and will no longer offer it.
    Originally posted by Debbie Savard
    No longer offer it to new customers, but I wonder if licence renewals will still be allowed?
    • aardvaak
    • By aardvaak 2nd Dec 17, 5:53 PM
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    So what is Barclays offering now?

    Surely if people have no anti virus programs that is more dangerious
    • Mee
    • By Mee 2nd Dec 17, 6:00 PM
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    Barclays axes free Kaspersky product as a 'precaution' (BBC)
    • Frozen_up_north
    • By Frozen_up_north 2nd Dec 17, 7:46 PM
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    Is there a better internet security package?
    Originally posted by melbury
    If using Windows, use the latest Win 10 Creators updated version with its built in AV. No need to buy 3rd party AV, although Malwarebytes Premium (the paid for version), might be a useful addition.
    • Robisere
    • By Robisere 2nd Dec 17, 9:08 PM
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    Trump-inspired, Russian - hating lunacy. There may be a case for caution with high-end Tech businesses and sensitive government departments. But even if Kaspersky was spying on ordinary users like me, what would they learn? Nothing but the boring doings of ordinary citizens. There is too much Cold War - style hysteria about.

    The CEO is on record as stating that he will move the company out of Russia if it affects the profitability of his business. It is a huge, successful company now. Many other IT and AV companies use Kaspersky's malware lists and expertise. In all my years of using Kaspersky IS & AV products, I have never been less than happy to do so. This is nothing but White House paranoia, being communicated to Westminster and one UK bank being over-sensitive to rumour.
    I think this job really needs
    a much bigger hammer.
    • capital0ne
    • By capital0ne 2nd Dec 17, 11:48 PM
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    They both report directly to the Kremlin - DO NOT USE - Barclays Bank have issued warning for all its customers to remove it.

    You do no need any AV software, it just leads you into a false sense of security.

    Just make sure you have a firewall running at all times.

    Never click on a link in an e-mail unless you know for certain it's real.

    Never enter any credit card details on a non HTTPS page

    It's that simple
    • worried jim
    • By worried jim 3rd Dec 17, 1:38 AM
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    I use Avast free and it!!!8217;s perfect for my needs. And free!

    https://www.avast.com/free-antivirus-download
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    • whattochoose
    • By whattochoose 3rd Dec 17, 9:41 AM
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    https://www.tomsguide.com/us/is-kaspersky-safe,news-25983.html
    • aardvaak
    • By aardvaak 3rd Dec 17, 12:54 PM
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    They both report directly to the Kremlin - DO NOT USE - Barclays Bank have issued warning for all its customers to remove it.

    You do no need any AV software, it just leads you into a false sense of security.

    Just make sure you have a firewall running at all times.

    Never click on a link in an e-mail unless you know for certain it's real.

    Never enter any credit card details on a non HTTPS page

    It's that simple
    Originally posted by capital0ne
    Barclays have not said to remove it they just say they they are not offering to new users - this is just a precaution they also say users probably have no problem with it
    Last edited by aardvaak; 03-12-2017 at 12:56 PM.
    • cajef
    • By cajef 3rd Dec 17, 3:23 PM
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    I have been using Kaspersky for over ten years, if the Russians have been spying on me they are welcome to all they have found out, I am sure the Kremlin must have files inches deep by now.

    As you can see I am really worried and going to start wearing my tinfoil hat.
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