Tags: Anti-Virus

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Facebook Introduces Anti-Virus Marketplace

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Yesterday in a post about security, Facebook introduced what it calls a Anti-Virus Marketplace. It reccomends and links users to download from a list of anti-virus software. The five software that Facebook recommends are McAfee, Microsoft Security Essentials, Norton Anti-Virus, Sophos AV for Macs and finally Trend Micro Internet for PCs and Macs. A majority of […]

Microsoft Tags Chrome as ‘Malware': Honest Mistake or Playing Dirty?

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I like using Microsoft Security Essentials – mainly because it is a good enough anti-virus and added incentive is that it is free. Recently, Microsoft Security Essentials had started ‘mistakenly’ identifying Google Chrome as ‘Malware’. This meant some users with Microsoft Security Essentials, got a rude shock with their Chrome browser being removed. Did Microsoft […]

Get Rid of Autorun Virus with USB Immunizer

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Autorun.inf, the very well known virus carrier can now be immunized using Bitdefender’s USB Immunizer. This Autorun technology (introduced by Microsoft) has grabbed lots of hatred from security experts. Autorun.inf is a configuration file which knows what actions to perform when a new removable device is attached, but this is used by malware for spreading […]

4 Free websites to scan files for virus

4 Free websites to scan files for virus

Many times we do not have a Anti-Virus installed on our computer. Some times such Anti-Virus applications give false alarms about a certain file or script. Sometimes we suspect that there is nothing wrong with a particular file and that the Anti-Virus software is raising a false alarm. Most times in such cases it is […]

How to Improve IE8 Self-protection in Windows 7?

How to Improve IE8 Self-protection in Windows 7?

The IE homepage is changed by Trojan, though I have installed XX antivirus and this is a common problem for Windows users.

For this problem: Is there any thorough solution?

My answer: No.

The only good way to prevent the IE homepage from being changed by Trojan is not to visit the unknown source of websites or read email from unknown source.

Some windows tricks and suggestions

Some windows tricks and suggestions

Here are some tricks and suggestions you may like. I’ve tested these on XP platform…. 1. A VIRTUAL DIARY You want a quick diary on your pc, but dont want to install a separate program for this purpose. And writing notes in a word processor by giving date-time everytime isn’t a good idea. Open ‘NOTEPAD’. Type […]

Free Panda Cloud Antivirus for Windows 7

Free Panda Cloud Antivirus for Windows 7

Free Panda Cloud Antivirus 2009 is the first free cloud-based antivirus to protect your PC against virus,spyware, rootkits, trojans. It consists of a lightweight antivirus agent that is connected in real-time to PandaLabs’ online Collective Intelligence servers to protect faster against the newest malware variants without affecting your PC performance.

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