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  • Norton 360 adds crypto mining

    Posted on June 2nd, 2021 at 22:22 Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Once upon a time we all bought IBM 8088 computers. To that we all added the yellow box better known as Norton antivirus.

    Over time we moved away from Norton to various other antivirus platforms to where it’s no longer the defacto antivirus we all use.

    Now Norton 360 will be adding crypto mining to it’s antivirus suite.

    Let me just say that I don’t think this is a good idea.  One of the ways you know a system isn’t doing well is when you experience slow downs, and other issues. This would just mask one of the ways we can tell if something is wrong with our systems.

    Sorry, yellow box, I’m going to pass.

    So?  What do you think?