Posts Tagged ‘antivirus’

MS Warns of Malware Requires System Reinstall

Microsoft informed of a new kind of rootkit that hides in the boot sector MBR. This new malware makes any windows user have to reinstall the whole system to remove it. The new Trojan that Microsoft calls Popureb displays advertisements, and modifies the affected user’s Internet Explorer start page. The Trojan works by: MBR decrypts [...]

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Quick and Easy First Impression With Multi-AV Scanners

Multi-AV scanners are designed to provide a quick and easy way for analyzing viruses, using these online resources do have some risks as uploading binaries or files may contain some sensitive information like your IP address, usernames and passwords or DNS names. The most important is that public scanners may also help malware writers or [...]

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Playing Around Malwares

When you are running an antivirus many people do not like the fact that the AV removes the malwares directly, without asking for permission. Especially if a person looking to analyze or reverse viruses there is no chance to find what you are looking for without testing and understanding what this malware is able to [...]

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Building your OWN Malware Lab (Part 1)

Malicious software pieces like viruses, worms and bots are currently one of the largest threats to the security of the Internet. Antivirus Labs have invested great Money for analyzing and reversing viruses, but for our case we can perform the analysis using some useful tools on our PC. Let’s start with www.virustotal.com , if I [...]

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New security solution from Panda

Panda have recently released a new antivirus solution for Pcs and servers that are based on the concept of Software as a Service. in usual cases Implementing AV solution for companies can take a pretty long time and the management of this solution also demand a good number of specialist in the security area to [...]

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McAfee AV Patch Leaves Some Computers Unbootable

Oopsy-daisy! According to complaints on McAfee’s message board, a mandatory service pack for the company’s antivirus VSE 8.7 software has left some machines unbootable. The update, which was issued on May 27 and later pulled on June 2, was intended to squash minor security bugs, but also inadvertently flagged some Windows system files as malware. [...]

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