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yay
10-09-2005, 11:39 PM
Anyone know where I can download Mcafee Internet Security 8 (2006)? I really want it, but cannot currently afford it. I've tried many p2p programs but no response. I only need it for 2 months then I'll pay for a proper one. And yes I know about trial versions but they only last a month, and Norton is shit and Avg is even worse so don't encourage me to use them.

Jebus
10-09-2005, 11:57 PM
Use avg but if you must have Mcafee, there's a torrent for it at torrentspy.com
http://torrentspy.com/directory.asp?mode=torrentdetails&id=398615&query=Mcafee+Internet+Security
First download the program Azureus at http://azureus.sourceforge.net/ and open that torrent file I showed you above with Azereus.

yay
10-10-2005, 12:09 AM
Use avg but if you must have Mcafee, there's a torrent for it at torrenstpy.com
http://torrentspy.com/directory.asp?mode=torrentdetails&id=398615&query=Mcafee+Internet+Security
First download the program Azureus at http://azureus.sourceforge.net/ and open that torrent file I showed you above with Azereus.

Your an absolute champion mate. Thanks a bunch. I have used AVG and although it uses barely any system resources, I don't like the interface it uses, and I've had huge problems with the detection rates.

Endymion
10-10-2005, 12:15 AM
I've had huge problems with the detection rates.
as in false positives or misses?

yay
10-10-2005, 12:32 AM
as in false positives or misses?Misses. Twice the program has failed me. Once, when we first got the computer and the guy said use AVG it's just as good as Norton and it's free, it let a bug through about 3 months after, which it actually caught but when it said what I wanted to do with it, I clicked Heal and it let it through. The virus destroyed the computer. Second time, Norton missed a big virus which wiped out my computer and sent messages popping up everywhere. So I installed AVG and that found nothing, then I used BitDefender and that cured everything, then I put Mcafee on my computer and deliberately downloaded the virus again and Mcafee caught it straight up. A week later I tried all of them again including Trend Micro and Zone Alarm with Vet ANtivirus, and Norton now caught it, Mcafee and Bitdefender still caught it and Zone Alarm with Vet Antivirus, but AVG and Trend Micro missed it cold. Both were fully updated. Even now when I try AVG it still misses it.

If you want a link to the virus website you can have it, but be warned unless you use Norton, Mcafee, Bitdefender, Vet or possibly now (Ihaven't checked) Trend Micro, you are at a big risk of this virus infecting your systems. This is no prank. If you have one of the AntiVirus scanners I meantioned, click this link and you will see I am telling the truth: http://j0r.biz/lolcentral.php?vid0017. It is quite a destructive virus, so if you don't get an AntiVirus message, make sure you don't run the file, then clear out your tempoprary Internet Files.

EDIT: It looks as if the file has been removed.

yay
10-10-2005, 01:37 AM
I have just installed it. I am sorry to inform everyone that the new 2006 version of Mcafee Internet Security is a major letdown. It is EXACTLY the same as the previous 2005 version, except much more bugged down. It is quite slow and buggy in performance. The only improvements are it's Spam Killer which supposedly has a better detection rate and integrates better with Outlook and Outlook Express, and it's everday updating policy it now has, and the improved detection of Spyware/Adware. It is still MUCH more resource friendly than Norton has been for years, although if your like me, you expect Mcafee to be in a league of it's own above Norton, which it now isn't. It still is much better than Norton, but not as much as it used to be.

Maybe if they release an update to the software which makes it zippy again like the 2005 version, I'll change my review.

Endymion
10-10-2005, 02:21 AM
i downloaded the thing and file&gawk'd it. it seems to just be a run-of-the mill trojan-dropping worm.

yay
10-10-2005, 02:53 AM
i downloaded the thing and file&gawk'd it. it seems to just be a run-of-the mill trojan-dropping worm.Forgive me if I'm wrong, but when it actually installed on my computer, it seemed much more destructive than a worm.

Endymion
10-10-2005, 07:36 AM
Forgive me if I'm wrong, but when it actually installed on my computer, it seemed much more destructive than a worm.

it should be comparable to this (http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.spybot.pen.html).