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Scotty13
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Looking for a ANTIVIRUS Program that will protect my website.

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I'm ready to launch my website to the world and I'm looking for advice on an excellent antivirus program for free or even a yearly fee.

I have a Dell PC and using Windows 7. I built my own social network website from scratch with Dreamweaver CS4.

Any information and suggestions will greatly be appreciated.

 

Thank you,

Scott

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ky331
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Re: Looking for a ANTIVIRUS Program that will protect my website.

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While it's possible that some here might have knowledge about how to protect a website from attack, most of the forum security participants focus on how end-users can protect their personal PC... and I see these as being very different.   Assuming you're talking about hosting on a live server, that will be active 24/7, you're talking about maintaining continuous security there, even when your personal PC is off, and you're not around to monitor what's happening online.

Will your site be generating any revenue?   If so, be advised that most of the free anti-virus programs will not be legally usable... they're typically free only for personal, home, non-commercial use.   And even if you don't generate any revenue there, you'll need to carefully check out any other applicable legal restrictions.

Free Internet Security - WOT Web of Trust       Use OpenDNS       MalwareBytes Anti-Malware


Windows 7 Pro SP1 (64-bit), avast! v17 Free, MBAM3 Pro, Windows Firewall, OpenDNS Family Shield, SpywareBlaster, MVPS HOSTS file, MBAE Premium, MCShield, WinPatrol PLUS, SAS (on-demand scanner), Zemana AntiLogger Free, IE11 & Firefox (both using WOT [IE set to WARN, FF set to BLOCK]), uBlock Origin, CryptoPrevent.


[I believe computer-users who sandbox (Sandboxie) are acting prudently.]

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ky331
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Re: Looking for a ANTIVIRUS Program that will protect my website.

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While it's possible that some here might have knowledge about how to protect a website from attack, most of the forum security participants focus on how end-users can protect their personal PC... and I see these as being very different.   Assuming you're talking about hosting on a live server, that will be active 24/7, you're talking about maintaining continuous security there, even when your personal PC is off, and you're not around to monitor what's happening online.

Will your site be generating any revenue?   If so, be advised that most of the free anti-virus programs will not be legally usable... they're typically free only for personal, home, non-commercial use.   And even if you don't generate any revenue there, you'll need to carefully check out any other applicable legal restrictions.

Free Internet Security - WOT Web of Trust       Use OpenDNS       MalwareBytes Anti-Malware


Windows 7 Pro SP1 (64-bit), avast! v17 Free, MBAM3 Pro, Windows Firewall, OpenDNS Family Shield, SpywareBlaster, MVPS HOSTS file, MBAE Premium, MCShield, WinPatrol PLUS, SAS (on-demand scanner), Zemana AntiLogger Free, IE11 & Firefox (both using WOT [IE set to WARN, FF set to BLOCK]), uBlock Origin, CryptoPrevent.


[I believe computer-users who sandbox (Sandboxie) are acting prudently.]