I’ve had several people write to me that they are getting reports that WUWT is “infected” with a virus. The common thread to the reports is AVG software, which seems to think some image thumbnails have a virus:
I’ve taken this seriously, and run checks, and I’m happy to report this is a false alarm. WUWT gets a clean bill of health via several online tests:
I used to use AVG antivirus, but became frustrated with it for several reasons, not the least of which is sluggish performance.
Now in all my machines, I use AVAST, which is leaner, highly configurable, and hasn’t given me a single false alarm yet.
Free version here: http://www.avast.com/free-antivirus-download
Tip: if you download and install Avast, use the “custom install” to avoid installing components you might not want, such as the toolbar, which they use to monetize the free version. Other than that, it is a great free resource.