Are torrents being blocked?
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- 09-05-12, 07:45 AM #41
Re: Are torrents being blocked?
I'm in the process of checking through a few computers that I help friends by looking after remotely. I started with 4 last night (inc. my own, I have 12 to look after). Each PC has an Anti-Virus program installed and it runs all the time.
So far I have found 2 nasties with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.
This is good compared to when I first installed the software on their computers.
They have a mixed level of expertise on the computer side of things and a wide range of what they do on their computers.
Each knows to give me a shout if they accidentally pick something up or notice something untoward. However things continue to slip though the net.
Avast, like many other AV programs, will pick up a great deal of nasties and block many of them. However there are still plenty which will get past it. This is why IMHO it is important to use a strategy which utilises multiple methods.
Sky Fibre Unlimited Pro: Connected at 80,000 kbps / 20,000 kbps
Previous ADSL2+ Speed 19999 kbps 1153 kbps, Line Attenuation 17.5 db 6.9 db, Noise Margin 7.5 dB 8.7 dB
Speedtest: 17.15MB/s 0.97Mb/s Ping 31 ms