Malware-Virus Prevention

Check Your Antivirus For Updates To Keep You Protected

The past week saw an issue with Symantec and Norton antivirus users were they were exposed to a bad vulnerability that Google described as ” bad as it gets “.

Google: Symantec antivirus flaws are ‘as bad as it gets’

The advise was to make sure you updated ” manually ” to make sure you are protected.

However this again shows it is YOUR actions that count and stop relying on your antivirus to stay protected.

I have also seen plenty of antivirus products stop working so make sure you manually check your antivirus to make sure it is updating and working.

For Windows 10 users , windows will turn on Defender if your antivirus stops working or if your subscription has expired which is good to know.

Richard Pascoe is a technology consultant & technology commentator for the media on FIVEaa , ABC Adelaide , PowerFM , 5MU , 7AD and 7BU and has been seen on the Channel 7 news , Channel 9 News , Channel 10 news and Today Tonight . Richard gives his opinions on Microsoft , Google , Apple and deals with personal computers , smartphones and tablets.

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