Published: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:10:16 +0000
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZGetting stubborn adware and spyware off your PC can be frustrating. However, there are steps you can take to make the process easier and more effective.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZTrojans are often used to launch Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against targeted systems, but just what is a DDoS attack?
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZDue to the seriousness of spyware, it is highly recommended you take the following measures to prevent it from overtaking your system.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZSome malware does more damage than others. For details, see this list of the most damaging types, including viruses, Trojans and more.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZRemoving a Windows virus can be tricky. Here's a walk-through of what you'll need to do in order to remove malware from your computer.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZThe FBI Ransomware can take your PC hostage by forcing you to pay a ransom in order to free your computer. Avoid from becoming a victim.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZMac viruses really do exist. Fortunately, there are several excellent Mac antivirus offerings - and some are even free.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZUnlike legitimate software, malware is installed on your computer without your consent. Here are the latest malware threats you should be aware of:
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZStaying safe online takes more than just installing a few security programs. To protect both you and your computer, here are the habits you need to avoid.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZFirefox Redirect Virus causes unwanted results by redirecting your Internet searches. Follow these steps to help you remove it.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZThe best antivirus software is the one that works best on your system, has the features you want, and is easy for you to use.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZYou've been told to run antivirus software and so you do. But do you really know what antivirus software is?
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZSirefef is a severe malware that can cause damage to your computer in a variety of ways. Learn about the dangers and how to prevent it.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZGoogle applications may install an update mechanism named googleupdate.exe, googleupdater.exe, or something similar. Learn the common install locations.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZThe best free antivirus software for Windows PCs. Here are my top picks and reviews of the best free antivirus software for Windows.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZA detailed explanation of malware, which includes viruses, trojan horses, logic bombs, spyware, worms, and rootkits.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZSophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition offers business-grade protection free for home use. And the protection literally is business-grade.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZLogic bombs are malware that execute in response to specific events. Learn more about logic bombs and how you can avoid this attack.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZChoosing the right antivirus software to protect your system from viruses need not be a daunting tasks. Follow these tips to find antivirus software.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZA list of top antivirus software based on its virus detection abilities, features, and breadth of protection. All tests performed on Windows 7 (32-bit).
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZComputer security need not be daunting. Here a few simply steps that will keep you computing more safely.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZSo-called cloud-based services like Evernote provide convenience that may come with a price: increased risk of data and identity theft. Stay secure.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZKeyloggers may record all keystrokes, or they may be sophisticated enough to monitor for specific activity. Learn more.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZFree antivirus and antispyware software for Windows 7, Vista and Windows XP. Best free antivirus software to guard against viruses, trojans, worms, and spyware.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZJust as the Internet makes it easier for legitimate pursuits, it also makes it easier for scammers, con artists, and other online miscreants to carry out their virtual crimes - impacting our real life finances, security, and peace of mind. These Internet scams are constantly evolving - here are the most common today.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZAntivirus software can be a powerful ally in removing most of today's malware with ease. Here's how to win against viruses and other intruders.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZIt's a good idea to check the HOSTS file periodically. Here's how to find - and edit - the HOSTS file on Windows 7, Vista, and XP.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZLook over the following examples of phishing scams to familiarize yourself with the clever techniques used.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZSomeone phones you claiming to be from Microsoft, or an antivirus company, or some random tech support facility. But there's a catch. Learn more.
2016-10-21T11:10:16Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >The iLivid Virus
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZAutorun worms spread from USB/thumb drives as well as fixed and mapped drives. Here's how to remove an autorun worm.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZDo you really need Mac antivirus software? Get the answer to that and other frequently asked questions about Mac viruses.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZWith ESET Mobile Security, you can finally have peace of mind. These Antivirus features are available with the free version of ESET Mobile Security.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZLike its predecessor !0000, the AAAAAAA@AAA.AAA tip is doomed to failure. Worse, it can leave you less protected than you were before.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZThe Windows autorun feature enables CDs to play automatically when inserted in the drive. Removable and thumb drives use the same autorun feature to load files when the drives are plugged into the USB port. Malware relies on this autorun feature to spread from thumb drive to PC. Here's how to disable the autorun feature to prevent malware from spreading.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZOlder PCs and netbooks often have limited system resources available. Finding the right antivirus that won't slow down these older systems is key.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZA list of free tools, tips, and tricks to get rid of viruses and keep them from getting back on your system.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZHere's how to exclude a file or folder from scanning by Norton AntiVirus and Norton Internet Security.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZMcAfee and Intel have developed a comprehensive security solution called McAfee LiveSafe. It gives you peace of mind by safeguarding all of your devices
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZIs Google Play Safe from Malware?
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZSocial engineering scams are putting Mac users at risk of malware infection. To help keep you safe on even the tightest budget, here are the top picks for the best free Mac antivirus software.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZAre friends and family complaining of receiving email you never sent? Is it malware? A hacker? Here's how to tell.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZThe systemic problem of AVG crashing Windows computers is almost an annual occurrence. Here's how to recover from an AVG crash.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZIf you have an Android smartphone, it's possible you have Hidden Administrator Apps lurking inside. Here's what they and how to find and get rid of them.
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2016-10-21T11:10:16ZIn the antivirus world, a signature is an algorithm or hash (a number derived from a string of text) that uniquely identifies a specific virus.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZHere are 3 easy steps to remove viruses and malware cleanly and efficiently in Windows systems ME, XP, 7 and Vista by disabling system restore.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZMake this one small tweak, and henceforth you'll be notified if a website tries to open a PDF in your browser.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZTo avoid adware & spyware, you'll want to play close attention to both the licensing agreement of free downloads and the security settings in your browser.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZOnce you upgrade to Internet Explorer 11, here's how to manage performance, increase speed and make sure you only get cookies and pop-ups you want.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZInternet Explorer caches are web pages you visit and cookies coming from those pages. Keep the cache small and clear it often. Here's how.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZWhile legitimate toolbars and other browser helper objects (BHOs) are fine, some aren't so legit or - at least - their presence is questionable. Learn more.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZDEP can cause conflicts with legitimate programs. If this happens to you, here's how to disable DEP for specific applications.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZThere are several online virus scanners from which to choose and many use the same antivirus engine of their installed counterparts. Learn more.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZWe've all been there - you get an alert from your virus scanner warning that a particular file is infected. Sometimes the alert reappears even after you've told the antivirus scanner to remove the infection. Or maybe you just have reason to believe the virus alert may be a false positive. Here are the six things you'll want to consider to determine how to handle a virus alert.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZBoot sector virus repair. Antivirus Software.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZUnless unique passwords are used for each site, it takes only the compromise of a single site's credentials to have a toppling domino effect..
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZA boot-sector or Master Boot Record virus takes control when the computer boots up. Here's how it works.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZHere's how to beef up your wireless safety by disabling automatic wireless connections.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZBooting in Safe Mode on your PC prevents extraneous services and programs - including most malware - from loading at startup.
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2016-10-21T11:10:16ZStuxnet is a computer worm that targets the types of industrial control systems (ICS) that are used in infrastructure supporting facilities.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZSetting login passwords is easy on Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) and 10.6 (Snow Leopard). Just follow these step-by-step instructions.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZA Trojan is a self-contained malicious program that is different from a virus but can have the same kind of effect on your computer.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZThe Life Owner / Mail Server Report hoax is yet another bogus email warning that gets fueled by confusingly worded references.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZSality is the name of a family of viruses that infect exe and scr files. It can replicate to other drives that it finds. Here's how to get rid of it.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZFirefox Redirect Virus causes unwanted results by redirecting your Internet searches. Follow these steps to help you remove the Firefox Redirect Virus.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZEICAR is not a virus. EICAR is a special file used to test antivirus software. Here's how to make an EICAR file to test your virus protection.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZAt the end of the day, Mac scareware is just another app and it's trivially easy to remove. Here's how.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZHere's how to clear the sensitive data stored by AutoComplete and how to disable the feature to protect yourself from compromise.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZWhen malware gets onto the system, one of the first things it may do is disable your antivirus scanner. Here's how to check if yours is working.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZPackage delivery and shipping scams are all too common. This simple tip will keep you from being fooled.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZIn January 2011, Brain - the first PC-based malware - turned 25 years old. (It's worth noting that the first computer virus was actually a Mac virus, Elk Cloner, in 1982). Following is a brief history of the first 25 years of malware evolution.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZYou should disable Windows Remote Desktop to protect your computer from unwanted remote login. Follow these instructions to learn how.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZViruses and spyware use the HOSTS file to block access to antivirus and security websites, or redirect attempts to visit other websites.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZBy default, Mac OS X hides critical system files and folders. It may be necessary to view hidden files and folders. Here's how to enable file viewing.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZA file virus infects executable files by writing its own code into some part of the file. Often the file cannot be fixed and must be deleted.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZSmitFraudFix is a free antivirus tool that removes the Zlob downloader trojan and the rogue scanner software that Zlob typically installs.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZBitDefender Antivirus for Mac offers excellent malware detection, great features and is easy-to-use. Here's a look at what makes it a top pick.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZDon't let malicious software get access to your machine. Knowing what's being installed is your best line of defense to not losing security of your computer.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZCan a country help define a company? And can a product help explain a people? If it's Bitdefender and Romania, the answer is a fortunate yes.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZClamXav is based on the open source ClamAV virus scanner. Popular among open source fans, it lags in comparison to commercial antivirus software.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZWhether cleaning up after an antivirus removal or attempting to remove the malware manually, knowing how to delete a service will help.
2016-10-21T11:10:16ZSpyware surreptitiously monitors your computer and Internet use, while adware can bombard your PC with unwanted advertising. Both pose a drain on your bandwidth and can lead to loss of security.
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