I do not ever use the computer for gaming purposes. -" Know that you will most likely never even encounter most of these so-called threats..." Well, that's what you think... But if I ever came across an issue where the file was quarantined, norton always provided with a restore option, so I don't see any harm done.What I like to do is that I add a particular folder like my download folder or the folder where I am using a crack file to the exclusion rule be it any security suite that I use. All these high percentage malware and virus detection rate is a marketing gimmick to sell the software. Unless I am some sort of kaspersky fanboy I will never be too inclined to the idea of using Kaspersky over Norton.Though most of the crack or patch never get false positives by Norton from what I have experienced yet you tell that by never using any of their recent products.
However, it is not really random at all if you know the formula and only the 'creator' knows the number.
That is how stupid it was when I decided not to use it anymore.
This week, Tavis Ormandy of Google's Project Zero security research team disclosed a major vulnerability in security products by Symantec (and their consumer-targeted Norton brand) which arguably make users of these products less secure than they would be without an antivirus program at all.
sect using Trend Micro for protection while I was working there. Unless you are planing to get security for a big intranet setup for your routers and networks to save access to some govt.
confidential information, I doubt the effort you are putting into your thoughts for high level security should be of that much concern.