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  • 4.0 stars

    "Great Free Protection"

    February 28, 2011  |   By macmaster900

    Pros

    Fast, Free, Great Real Time Scanner, Lots of guards

    Cons

    No anti-phishing protection

    Summary

    This is a great program for free it does the job and gets it done well. I highly recommend it. Its free remember try it.

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  • Reply by JCitizen on March 1, 2011

    IT techs agree it is better to leave the anti-phishing to the browser. IE 8 already has one of the best anti-phishing schemes ever devised, as long as you are sure to turn it on.

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