We tear down some infosec conventional wisdom—there's a lot of bad advice out there.
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2urte bat

Most home users need Antivirus, though, since they don’t know how to administrate their PC properly. Many download random stuff from the internet and don’t think twice about executing, in fact they happily click away all warnings multiple times.

2urte bat

An up to date Windows with Windows Defender is sufficient for that though… or rather no amount of anti-virus is going to solve that problem.

In addition there have been several documented attacks that specifically used anti-virus features like automatic scanning of email attachments that would have been impossible without this additional software with deep system access.

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