Managing Your Digital Stuff - Antivirus
http://edu-observatory.org/olli/Manage/Antivirus.html




The traditional idea of antivirus is being replaced with a 
more effective approach to keeping your devices safe.  The
basic idea is to keep your devices patched (up2date) and use
the security built into the operating systems.

Apple and Microsoft continue to secure our computers with
read-only containers, full disk encryption, sandboxing,
limiting software access to sensitive data, etc.






For Microsoft Windows Users 1. Do all the updates on Patch Tuesday (2nd Tuesday of month) 2. Turn on Microsoft Defender 3. Download, Install, and run Malwarebytes once a week to mitigate malware we get tricked into downloading. https://www.malwarebytes.com/mwb-download/ Multiple layers of malware-crushing tech, including virus protection. Thorough malware and spyware removal. Specialized ransomware protection. Microsoft Technical Security Notifications https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/msrc/technical-security-notifications Microsoft Defender Antivirus (Comprehensive Security) https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/comprehensive-security Phone: (800) 642 7676 For Apple (Mac) Users 1. Do all the updates 2. Download, Install, and run Malwarebytes once a week to mitigate malware we get tricked into downloading. https://www.malwarebytes.com/mac-download/ Proven Malwarebytes technology crushes the growing threat of Mac malware. Finally, cybersecurity smart enough for the Mac. Apple Security - Built right in. https://www.apple.com/macos/security/ Apple Platform Security (May 2021) https://support.apple.com/guide/security/welcome/web Apple security updates https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201222 Phone: 800-MY-APPLE (800-692-7753) CleanMyMac X (not free) https://macpaw.com Patrick Wardle -- Objective-see Security Tools (free) https://objective-see.com Mobile Devices 1. Antivirus serves no purpose on Apple mobile devices as it is CURRENTLY impossible to download and install Apps outside of the Apple's App Store. 2. Android phones and tablets are "open" and susceptible to users installing Malware. Android users should install only from the Google's Play Store. sam.wormley@gmail.com