I am wondering if there is any other protection I should be using on my system along with WebRoot?

  • 30 August 2016
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I have only been using Webroot since I bought this laptop about 2 months ago. I am not sure if I should have other types of protection on it to stop any type of Malware/Spyware/Virus/Hackers.

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Hi LoveableBunny
WSA is an ANTI MALWARE application and the definition of Malware is as follows (from Wikipedia):
"'Malware' is an umbrella term used to refer to a variety of forms of hostile or intrusive software,[4] including computer viruses, worms, trojan horses, ransomware, spyware, adware,scareware, and other malicious programs."
so from this you can see that WSA does in fact cover/deal with all those threats, and more, that you have included in your question, except hackers...but rest assured it is also very efficient against them too.
Hope that helps?
Regards, Baldrick