Category Archives: Virus-Malware etc

Malware Removal Options

First off – don’t run as Administrator – when you get your system cleaned – change to a Standard User Here’s a list of removal options below. AV-TEST did a great report on these solutions – this link. Malwarebytes¬†– The … Continue reading

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Virus and Malware Solutions

Thanks to Patrick and Veroncia for these solutions to an infested computer. It’s about 28 minutes into their show. http://revision3.com/tekzilla/new-ipad-hidden-problem 1. Combofix 2. TDSSKiller 3. Note – my favorite solution is to restore the disk from a drive image.   … Continue reading

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Free Rescue CD

AVG – one of my favorite free anti-virus programs also has a free CD download to help you rescue your computer if it’s infected with a virus. Since malware and viruses change so quickly, I’m not sure how they plan … Continue reading

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Goodbye Norton Antivirus

I was in the local Best Buy lustfully looking at the new Windows 7 laptops and overheard a conversation about antivirus programs.¬† The sales associate was trying to encourage the new computer buyer to get the extended anti-virus program so … Continue reading

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Protecting the Kids with OpenDNS

One fairly easy and free way to protect the kids (and yourself) on the internet is to use OpenDNS as a way to connect to sites. It has parental controls with 50 filtering categories plus phishing protection. You can even … Continue reading

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Conficker Test for Your Computer

Click on the link below to see if your computer is infected by the Conficker Virus. (Conficker Test)

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Free Antivirus Software

AVG Free is the program I use for my day to day antivirus protection. A comment by Steve from GRC however indicated that Avast Free discovered 50% more infections than AVG . Either way, I’d definitely install one or the … Continue reading

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