As you have already guessed by the latest entries posted, the world of the virus are moving extremely fast, with news arriving every few hours and threats that do nothing but come and go and then come back stronger than ever. Special mention to the ransomware, which more problems are occurring. However, this news concerns Qbot, a virus that made an appearance in 2009. It has been quite enough time since then.
Symantec detected the original variant, proceeding to eliminate as far as possible. The objective of the threat was the steal data and information from infected computers. It seems that the virus was removed. Although it has come back. And now it is more powerful and dangerous than ever. Be careful with it, because it could give you a surprise. Continue reading “Qbot return, and is now more dangerous than ever”
Anyone who believes that using a particular operating system is free from threats, think again. While the Mac environment is much more secure than Windows, this year we have witnessed the arrival of some viruses to the Apple system; paradoxically, what antivirus software companies were waiting.
Thus, we have a new free antivirus for Mac and come from the hand of AVG. The AVG AntiVirus for Mac Free uses the same principle of free protection that AVG has had for many years on Windows. What is new is that the new product also promises to protect your Mac and Windows threats to Android, which the company has called triple protection. Continue reading “AVG presents its antivirus for Mac”
The creator of the antivirus software, Avira, has announced its commitment to continue protecting free users of the operating system Windows XP with Avira Free Antivirus, while the Microsoft anti-malware support will no longer update for XP in April 2014.
This announcement opens a major security breach for Windows XP users, since not even be aware that they are using an outdated safety product as it is not to removed, but simply new security firms will not be provided and that is the worst scenario for the user, according to spokesman of Avira. The announcement of the cessation of support for Windows XP will cause a significant increase in attacks to the system as cybercriminals will take advantage of the circumstance of this vulnerability. Continue reading “Avira will continue to support Windows XP users”
In addition to traditional antivirus for Windows, there are other ways to completely clean your computer from viruses and malware. And in many cases not enough to boot your system in Protected Mode and pass program after program of disinfection, but we have to resort to certain distributions of Linux that can do the job without interfering with the Windows system files.
As in many other cases, the solution comes from the hand of antivirus created with Linux, which operate as separate operating systems that can boot from a CD or a USB key. This way, you will have access to all files and all disk partitions. One of these programs is Antivirus Live CD, a distro that can pull the chestnuts out of the fire if we can not access Windows files by traditional methods. Continue reading “Antivirus Live CD: Linux to the rescue to clean computer from viruses”
If it was before thing of every day for users of Messenger to see how appeared strange messages with even more strange links, now the path taken before the new viruses that were directed to Messenger, reaches to Skype.
What before was the target of choice for the links that were hiding malicious code, it has changed now, thanks to the new implementation of Skype as a program of messaging, chat, video chat and phone calls. Since Microsoft announced that Skype would replace Messenger, the viruses targeted at Skype have escalated. Continue reading “Skype is the target of new virus”
Sometimes when a Windows computer has been attacked by one or more viruses, it may be impossible to delete them from Windows; it has reached the point where the computer does not start. But the solution to these extreme cases comes from the Linux side, with relief distributions created to eliminate viruses.
We refer to one specific, Trinity Rescue Kit, a small distribution made in Linux, that we are going to serve almost perfectly to clean any virus “rebel” that we want to play a nasty trick on our computers. As a distribution that can run from RAM and not in use the system files required for Windows to run (likely to be infected) can clean the disc without any problem. Continue reading “Trinity Rescue Kit: Linux antivirus for Windows”
BitDefender has announced the availability of a new version of its antivirus that has the name Bitdefender Windows 8 Security. Obviously this software comes fully renovated to resemble the new interface of Windows 8 and according to the company is “the first antivirus for Windows 8”.
Of course there is a lot of antivirus compatible with Windows 8, but that Bitdefender is claiming is that this is specifically designed for the new operating system.
One of the key points of Bitdefender Windows 8 Security is integration with the Early Launch Anti-malware Microsoft (ELAM), this means that the security of our computer is always guarantees because the service will run before the boot drivers to avoid possible infections. Continue reading “BitDefender Windows 8 Security: First antivirus for Windows 8”
Avira Antivir Personal 18.104.22.1689 is the new version now available for download, from this effective free antivirus which in addition to offering us protection against Trojans and worms, is capable of detecting and eliminating more than 150,000 threats from viruses, Trojans and other malware that circulates network for you today.
Avira Antivir Personal is available for Windows 2000, XP, Vista and Windows 7, in its versions of 32 as well as 64-bit. We can then get the new version of Avira Antivir Personal. Continue reading “Avira Antivir Personal 22.214.171.1249”
Avast! Free Antivirus 7.0.1466 is the final and stable version of this popular and effective free antivirus, which improves stability and performance of the Outlook plug-in and fixes the syndrome and black screen accidents in IE WebRep module, in addition to random change to SafeZone and some errors that we will see below.
Avast! Free Antivirus includes anti-rootkit protection, anti-spyware, function of auto-defense, AutoSandbox and protective web shields, P2P, file system, email, and a large shield against threats behavior. We can obtain stable and final version.
Avast! Free Antivirus is a free antivirus that is available for Windows 95, 98, Me, NT, 2000, XP, Vista and Windows 7, in both 32-bit and 64-bit. Continue reading “Avast! Free Antivirus 7.0.1466”
To reward your loyalty and thanks to the courtesy of ESET, launched a competition on Facebook where you can get a free license of ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5. Total licenses are ten and you get around the deadline until Tuesday 14 August.
ESET NOD32 Antivirus is undoubtedly a world leader for its low consumption of resources and effective protection. Below you will find details of ESET NOD32 Antivirus.
ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5 incorporates the new ESET Live Grid (Cloud-based Reputation) that offers protection in real time while browsing and social networking, incorporates intelligent heuristic detection that protects us even against unknown threats and advanced HIPS functionality, which allows configure and customize the maximum system security. Continue reading “Licenses Eset NOD32 Antivirus 5 free, open contest”