05-18-2011 12:03:40 AM
Man AT&T why did you go and have renewed a contract with Mcafee. You see the disgruntled people in this community. Go back to what you had before. I will never use Mcafee because it doesnt work well enough. AT&T you can be sued if people realize they can do it. Withdraw Mcafee and make life easier on you and your valued customers. Offer something else for example. Avast! Antivirus. It is probably 10 times better and works on ALL system specs beginning with Pentium 3 computers, which are still being used today. I bet you win with this.
I do not run an antivirus. For one, them infections can go undetected. Doesnt seem worth it. I very seldom get infected because I dont click on much and know what looks real by looking down to the bar on the bottom of the browser. If a url doesnt match the description I am not clicking it. Besides I can personally for myself can get rid of an infection. I am not professional so I am unable to offer assistance.
Please AT&T Mcafee is not worth the while. Just because you use it in your corporate offices doesnt mean the community will like it. Take a pole and make decisions based on the poll.
08-19-2011 11:27:13 AM
It is so sad to read all of these messages BLAMING McAfee ISS or AT&T ISS. I'm a system builder in the Fresno, CA area and I have ONLY had one virus infection, which was Quarantined when my next scan was performed automatically, in the 5+ years of having the AT&T ISS as my security software.
As I have recently posted in another security thread just a few minutes ago. I have gone to a number of my customers that have had a virus infection that did a lot of damage to their PC, but have managed to save whatever they were worried about losing and also repaired their PC.
Many of my customers that had a virus infection in their computer DID have some sort of Anti-Virus software installed and running when their PCs were infected, including Norton, McAfee, AVG or other security programs. While I was working on their PC, the customer and I talked a lot about how a virus could get into a computer's file system and cause that much havoc.
The customer humbly stated that he/she knew, based on how I explained how a PC can easily become infected by not using the proper 'Privacy' setting in the tools section of their web browser, how their PC became infected with a virus. From that point on I have yet to receive a call from a customer who had previously had their PC become infected with a virus.
EDUCATION is the key to keeping your PC safe from the outside world of the World Wide Web. IF your PC runs slooow, there is a reason, 'Privacy' settings. IF your PC has a virus infection that did not arrive via an e-mail attachment, 'Privacy' settings.
Learn more about Privacy settings from your web browser's Help center..
12-21-2011 09:49:34 PM
I have Windows Firewall with Advanced security, and Microsoft Security Essentials, but I made fatal mistake of tuning off my Windows Firewall and going with McAfee, and boy have I been sorry. I have caught the same virus three times, I unistalled and reinstalled McAfee twice. After my computer was jacked for the third time, I checked my McAfee firewall and it said it was on but when I went into settings it said it was off. I tried over and over to turn on but only got a messege with a drop box giving me a choice of how minutes I wanted to wait to turn it on, or if I wanted to turn on when I reboot. I tried 15 minute and reboot neither worked. The moral of the story is that even when you think your McAfee firewall is on it just may not be. HHHHMMMMM, and the virus I got offered my virus protection and firewall for a price, Wow, I'm asked to pay for virus protection when I'm supposed to already have it yet THIS virus gets through. my virus protection says it's on but dig a little deeper and it was off the whole time. McAfee was a brand I used to trust, and gues what so was AT&T.
12-24-2011 04:17:04 PM
I just installed the McAfee Internet Security provided by AT&T earlier today. In the process, I was instructed to uninstall my AVG paid for servcie that I was using. Already my email has been hijacked 4 times sending spam using my email address & also spam on my Twitter account!!!
What am I missing about security???
12-25-2011 03:17:53 PM
I would definitely agree that you need to go back to Norton Antivirus Protection or Norton 360 which is what i have. It is off the change and aint nothing getting through my computer without a challenge from Norton. True, i paid some dollars, but i don't have the headache. I can sleep at night knowing for certain that my computer is safe. If i do click on an unsafe site, Norton will not let me go there...definitely worth what you pay for it.