The best long-term advice to avoid infection in the first place will sound familiar if you read my blog regularly: Keep your software fully patched — especially browser and browser add-in software. Most of all, don’t be fooled into installing something you shouldn’t. Finally, don’t share passwords between different sites — or use two-factor authentication — and you’ll become a top security defender. Those three pieces of advice trump any antimalware advice that you'll ever get.
If your computer is connected to the internet, no defense is perfect, and you owe it to yourself to apply the best detection regimen available. Feel free to pass my detection recipe along to every friend and co-worker. It’s hard to beat 67 antivirus programs for accuracy.
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