maleware and virus

does norton go after viruses
malware bytes goes after malware

do I need both

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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Norton is a virus.  Well, not really.  Anything in a yellow box you can expect to be bad in my experience.  Well, in fairness, I've not touched it in years, but when I did, oh, how horrible it was.  Windows Defender is fine.  Consider that NO PRODUCT IS GOOD.  Upload a virus to and watch how many products MISS it.  You should have it because it will protect against a few things, but your human ability to not do stupid things is more effective these days.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I use my on board AV to scan for both. Since no one product is 100% , I follow up with Malwarebytes if need be.

I only have on real time AV running all the time
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Also on Windows 10 , consider using Windows Defender instead as it is top notch
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
99.9% of infections arise because of a problem between the chair and the keyboard.  Both programs specialize in different areas. In general terms you are correct. Either way it is usually because of user action you get a problem.  Backup regularly and follow the 321 rules. Once you find your machine has been compromised restore from backup.

Your really have to consider your threat environment and whether or not you are running as a standard user 99% of the time and as an admin only when you absolutely have to.
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rgb192Author Commented:
testing viruses on a website

thanks for advice
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