Anti-Virus programs. How effective are they really?

Many people don’t realize that Anti-Virus programs are not 100% effective. They don’t catch the viruses when they are accidentally downloaded, notify you that you have been infected after the fact, or goes crazy on a legitimate application, such as Excel. This is why I have always recommended that Anti-Virus and Malware protection be layered.

This video is not only from a great movie, but gives you an accurate representation of what an antivirus application does.

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