Myth #5: I have an antivirus, therefore I can’t get infected

Even though antivirus software seriously reduces the chances of infection, there is a continuous race between malware and antivirus software. Adding Cloud based detection, heuristic and generic detection to the classical antivirus improves the chance that a brand new malware gets detected by your AV, but it doesn’t solve the problem completely.

Always think twice before you execute an unknown program or visit a suspicious website.


These any many other tips can be found in the free eBook “Improve your security”.

All these and many more topics are in the free eBook "Improve your security" available here:

About the Author

Sorin Mustaca, (ISC)2 CSSLP, CompTIA Security+ and Project+, is working since 2000 in the IT Security industry and until 2014 for Avira as Product Manager, where he was responsible for the known products used by over 100 million users world-wide. Serving the security needs of so many different users made him think that there are other ways of to help the users: teachning them about security.

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