Viruses attack any OS, even Linux, so should you use an AntiVirus (AV)? I discuss some steps you can take to protect your computer without needing an AV.
The same also applies to Windows, Apple Mac, iPhone, Android, and all Linux Operating Systems such as Ubuntu, Mint, Fedora, Red Hat, OpenSUSE, Arch, Gentoo, etc...
How to protect against:
2:26 Drive-by download from an infected website (watering hole)
4:42 Malicious spam emails (malspam)
5:23 Infected installation files
6:12 Infected media
6:44 Deliberate attack from local user
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