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41  Other / Beginners & Help / Re: Be cautious about downloading wallets from new alts announcements on: February 13, 2020, 07:10:49 AM
If you have an up-to-date Windows and a paid Anti-Virus you should be fine.

no you won't be safe.
Windows is known to always have backdoors some of them placed there intentionally by Microsoft itself. being closed source it will continue to have these weaknesses forever.
additionally anti viruses are not 100% reliable all the time not to mention that it may not even be possible to categorize certain things as virus/malware to be detected by them. for example a malicious altcoin wallet that searches your computer for your "bitcoin wallets" and sends them to the attacker is not doing anything detectable by an anti virus!

This is true. I didn't said is bullet proof, but is better than running a cracked Windows and no AV.
Regarding the "bitcoin wallets" I presume that someone involved deep in crypto, will use a Trezor/Ledger key.
42  Other / Beginners & Help / Re: Be cautious about downloading wallets from new alts announcements on: February 12, 2020, 06:59:59 AM
If you have an up-to-date Windows and a paid Anti-Virus you should be fine.
But I agree, you should always be vigilant about installing new programs on your computer.
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