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Linux vs windows anti-virus....safest?

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August 7, 2011 7:49:37 PM

Well... it all comes down to how well configured your operating system is, but if we compare Windows vs Linux directly, without a doubt Linux is far more secure and you don't need to bother about Linux viruses or trojans, at least that's how it is at the present, in the future, I don't know.

If you plan to visit "dangerous sites", I could also recommend using anonymous IP to protect yourself from possible spammers looking up your IP, something like that would affect Linux as much as Windows.
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August 8, 2011 2:20:58 AM

leandrodafontoura said:
What is safest, Windows with anti-virus or Linux? Yes, I plan on visiting "dangerous" sites.


Linux, preferably a Linux Live CD.
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August 8, 2011 2:51:56 AM

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a b è Antivirus
a c 411 $ Windows 7
August 8, 2011 3:00:52 AM

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