Category: Antivirus

May 26

Increasing Malwares in Android Smartphone in 2013

Android, the world’s preferred smartphone operating system, has a huge potential malware problems.  In fact, 99.9% of recent mobile malwares detected in 2013 are meant to hit smartphones, in keeping with a brand new report released by internet security firm Kaspersky labs. The overwhelming majority of these are trojan viruses, a sort of virus that …

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May 10

Why Avoid Charging your Phone on your PC or Notebook

Why Avoid Charging your Phone on your PC or Notebook? USB from your PC is less than 500mA.  Most phones need at least 1.0A to charge normally  Most tablet need at least 2.0A to charge normally. It cannot draw power from USB to charge your tablet As most phone are not instaled with antivirus software. …

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Dec 08

Kaspersky Lab is perceived as the best anti-malware brand for business

Kaspersky Lab is perceived as the best anti-malware brand for business 06 Dec 2012 Business News Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, is top choice anti-malware brand globally According to the Global IT Security Risks Survey, conducted by B2B International for Kaspersky Lab, the Kaspersky Lab brand has outstripped …

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Oct 08

VirusTotal – Scan Url or file for virus

VirusTotal is a free service that analyze suspicious files and URLs and facilitates the quick detection of viruses, worms, trojans and malware. https://www.virustotal.com/#search

Sep 24

How to create Kaspersky Bootable USB Rescue Disk?

How to record Kaspersky Rescue Disk 10 to an USB device and boot my computer from it? 1. Connect a removable USB device to your computer In order to successfully record Kaspersky Rescue Disk 10 to a removable USB device, space capacity of it must be not less than 256 MB. The connected USB device must …

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Jul 17

How to optimize antivirus software on PC

Disable fancy interfaces Disable outgoing email messages, scan only incoming email messages Disable outgoing IM messages, scan only incoming IM messages Disable scanning certain folders $Recycled.Bin System Volume Information Disable scanning certain files avi rmvb avi mp3 divx log txt Disable windows firewall, use firewall come with antivirus software Disable scanning for network drives (duplication scanning)

Jul 17

How to compare different Antivirus softwares

First of all, there are type of AV softwares. a) consumer/personal class AV b) corporate/enterprise class AV Some sites to compare the strengths of each AV vendors http://www.av-comparatives.org/ http://www.av-test.org/en/home/

Jun 13

How to verify a file is infected with virus?

VirSCAN.org is a FREE on-line scan service, which checks uploaded files for malware, using antivirus engines, indicated in the VirSCAN list. On uploading files you want to be checked, you can see the result of scanning and how dangerous and harmful/harmless for your computer those files are. VirSCAN.org cannot replace antivirus software on your computer. …

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Mar 15

Kaspersky – Collection of Virus Removal Tools

1) Kaspersky Rescue Disk Download Kaspersky Rescue Disk – http://rescuedisk.kaspersky-labs.com/rescuedisk/updatable/kav_rescue_10.iso Download Kaspersky USB Resuce Disk Maker – http://rescuedisk.kaspersky-labs.com/rescuedisk/updatable/rescue2usb.exe Insert USB to PC and Boot from USB. For more detailed Instructions – http://support.kaspersky.com/viruses/rescuedisk/main?qid=208286083 2) Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool Version 11 Download Kaspersky Virus removal Tool – http://www.kaspersky.com/antivirus-removal-tool?form=1 Boot to Safe Mode and scan.

Mar 15

Kaspersky TDSSKiller – remove malware (rootkit.win32.tdss)

It is possible to disinfect a system infected with malware family Rootkit.Win32.TDSS using the utilityTDSSKiller.exe. List of malicious programs Rootkit.Win32.TDSS, Rootkit.Win32.Stoned.d, Rootkit.Boot.Cidox.a, Rootkit.Boot.SST.a, Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.a,b, Rootkit.Boot.Bootkor.a, Rootkit.Boot.MyBios.b, Rootkit.Win32.TDSS.mbr, Rootkit.Boot.Wistler.a, Rootkit.Win32.ZAccess.aml,c,e,f,g,h,i,j,k, Rootkit.Boot.SST.b, Rootkit.Boot.Fisp.a, Rootkit.Boot.Nimnul.a, Rootkit.Boot.Batan.a, Rootkit.Boot.Lapka.a, Rootkit.Boot.Pihar.b, Rootkit.Boot.Goodkit.a, Rootkit.Boot.Clones.a, Backdoor.Win32.Trup.a,b, Backdoor.Win32.Sinowal.knf,kmy, Backdoor.Win32.Phanta.a,b, Virus.Win32.TDSS.a,b,c,d,e, Virus.Win32.Rloader.a, Virus.Win32.Cmoser.a, Virus.Win32.Zhaba.a,b,c, Trojan-Clic http://support.kaspersky.com/downloads/utils/tdsskiller.zip http://support.kaspersky.com/downloads/utils/tdsskiller.exe

Mar 15

Rkill – terminate malware process and clean

RKill is a program that was developed at BleepingComputer.com that attempts to terminate known malware processes so that your normal security software can then run and clean your computer of infections. When RKill runs it will kill malware processes and then import a Registry file that removes incorrect file associations and fixes policies that stop us …

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Mar 15

Removal of Rogue Fake Antivirus Infections

Start in safe mode with networking. (Press F8 in Windows 7) Use SUPERAntiSpyware Portable (http://www.superantispyware.com/portablescanner.html) Use MalwareBytes (http://www.malwarebytes.org) Use SafeReturner (http://www.safereturner.com/download.html) Use ComboFix. (http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofix) http://www.infospyware.net/Software/ComboFix.exe  http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/anti-virus/combofix  Reboot your PC again. Run full scan using your normal Antivirus application If it is still not removed, you can use “Remove Fake Antivirus 1.85” Site 1  |  Site 2     | …

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Mar 06

GMER – detect and remove rootkits

Being a IT Support engineer, having the right tool is critical to resolve problem fast.  In doing so, making IT Support easier and more efficient. GMER is an application that detects and removes rootkits. It scans for: hidden processes hidden threads hidden modules hidden services hidden files hidden disk sectors (MBR) hidden Alternate Data Streams …

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Mar 06

Virus Effect Remover – remove effects of viruses, detect and correct registry errors.

Being a IT Support engineer, having the right tool is critical to resolve problem fast.  In doing so, making IT Support easier and more efficient. Virus Effect Remover is a tool for removing the effect of viruses from the windows registry and file system. It also detects registry errors caused by the virus and enables …

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Mar 06

Atribune VundoFix – Removal tool for virus and trojans

Being a IT Support engineer, having the right tool is critical to resolve problem fast.  In doing so, making IT Support easier and more efficient. VundoFix is a freeware removal tool for many of the known variants of Trojan.Vundo, Trojan.Conhook and other similar infections. Download Here

Mar 06

McAfee AVERT Stinger detects and removes specific viruses

Being a IT Support engineer, having the right tool is critical to resolve problem fast.  In doing so, making IT Support easier and more efficient. McAfee Avert Stinger is a stand-alone utility used to detect and remove specific viruses. It is not a substitute for full anti-virus protection, but rather a tool to assist administrators …

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Mar 06

Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool – can detect and clean viruses, trojans and spywares

Being a IT Support engineer, having the right tool is critical to resolve problem fast.  In doing so, making IT Support easier and more efficient. Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool 2012 is a free software intended to disinfect infected computers, removing viruses, Trojans, and spyware, as well as any other types of malware. Kaspersky Virus Removal …

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Mar 06

ComboFix allows the manual removal of spyware infections.

Being a IT Support engineer, having the right tool is critical to resolve problem fast.  In doing so, making IT Support easier and more efficient. ComboFix is a powerful program that can scan and clean your computer from known infections automatically. In addition,  to being able to remove a large amount of the most common …

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