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The results are in: Avira, Malwarebytes, and Windows Firewall are most popular among dotTechies

Last week I asked dotTechies what security software (anti-virus, anti-spyware, firewall, etc.) do you protect your computer with? [1] The polls are now closed and the results are in. Avira, Malwarebytes, and Windows Firewall are the most popular in their respective categories:

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Not surprisingly, us frugal dotTechies like the free software =). However, if I may provide a word of advice: while I am not saying you have to spend money to get good security software (you don’t – you can get excellent security software for free [2]), if you do spend money on software, security software are always a worthy investment.

Thank you to everyone that participated – the response was astounding. Feel free to express your thoughts in the comments below.