Everything posted by lancem631
Any software other than OS that is allowed to run in Kernel Space such as AV is a juicy target for bad guys. Windows newest sandbox technology provides another layer of protection. Moving away from traditional need to run applications locally will continue due to lucrative subscription services and more advanced security threats. The closed ecosystem Apple provides is also moving to software as a service which will further diminish need for 3rd party AV.
Leo Laporte specifically said there was no need to have antivirus software on any device, desktop, mobile, Windows or MacOS. He also specifically said there was no need to have Malwarebytes. Episode 1556 Saturday 12 January 2019. Reason is, antivirus and malware software provide an attack vector to your operating system. Windows 10 now runs their solution in a sandbox environment which keeps it isolated from the core operating system.