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If I don't use any Anti-Virus is there any problem ? To keep my data safe what should I do ?

marked as duplicate by Mark Kirby, mikewhatever, Jacob Vlijm, Rinzwind, Eric Carvalho Mar 12 '16 at 13:15

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If you keep your Ubuntu system up to date (software updates), you need no antivirus. I am running Linux since 1992 and never got any virus in near 25 years.

See: Do I need to have 'antivirus software' installed?

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    If you do not keep your system up to date you do not need it either ;-) – Rinzwind Mar 12 '16 at 10:54

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