Your Antivirus is the Virus

Do you still download software and .exe files?
Do you even know what that is?
No, because we transitioned to the cloud.

Antiviruses were originally designed to clean those infected files because you downloaded them from untrusted sources and ran them directly from your hard drive. But today many games, movies, word processing, and chat have moved to the cloud and run mostly from inside your browser:

The only you thing you need to worry about is your browser, but Chrome & Firefox do a great job at pushing frequent automatic updates to keep up with security issues.

TLDR

Antiviruses slow down your computer, provide annoying alerts and renewal reminders and are a waste of time and money. Oh and it’s software, so your antivirus could be the virus!