• I need a free virus scan software

    I need a free virus scan software. TrendMicro doesn't work anymore. Please help.

    SAS70ExPERT125 pointsBadges:
  • Virus removal: Started with Veritas

    I just want to know how to find out the name of the virus, hijacker, trojan or whatever I have, so I can get the right removal tool. Started with this Veritas update manager thing and worked its way through my MSN mail and now its just eating my computer alive.

    Evemebufor5 pointsBadges:
  • Virus protection/removal

    I am re-imaging 12 PCs in a local network. The clients of my network are between the ages of 5 and 16. And have to be accessible to them during my installations and hardening. We haven't been approved for $ to cover the anti-virus cost, yet. so i'm out there like a sitting duck until I can proceed....

    Deliverance40 pointsBadges:
  • Malware programs for 64x PCs

    I am looking for 64 bit AntiVirus and Spyware software for clients in an enterprise edition. I can put the console on a 32 bit 2003 server. Any ideas? So far all I have found is Computer Associates enterprise version but that only covers AV not spyware. ForeFront does both but trying to buy it from...

    Sfeatherston5 pointsBadges:
  • Connect to a Vista laptop in the field without any remote software.

    How can we connect to a remote laptop running Vista Pro in the field to run an AV scan and a Malwarebytes scan? Can we initiate this over the net without any pre-installed software?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Free anti-virus software: Cloud vs AVG

    Which is the better freeware... Cloud antivirus or AVG? Also, when installing one in favor of the other, should the previous software be deleted?  In which order should this be done? For example:  I'm running AVG right now, and I've been told Cloud has a more effective product.  Should I delete...

    Jamesohanlon15 pointsBadges:
  • How do you insure that a file uploaded through web page is safe?

    How do you insure that a file uploaded through web page is safe? On our site, we plan to allow users to upload PDFs and TIFF images, but are worried that someone could purposely or by mistake upload a file virus. Are there any programs that can be used to scrub such files? I understand that it is...

    ITKE352,395 pointsBadges:
  • Microsft Visual Studio performance issues do to antivirus software

    Does anyone know which antivirus program causes the least amount of slowdown while working in Microsoft Visual Studio? Every time my virus checker goes off I run into serious performance issues due to the system check. Does this happen to other people? Do you think the issue is the virus checker or...

    ITKE352,395 pointsBadges:
  • Installing antivirus software on a web server

    Should a web server have antivirus software installed and active at all times? Are there situations where it is not needed? What should be considered when choosing one to install?

    ITKE352,395 pointsBadges:
  • How do antiviruses perform their scans so quickly?

    How do antivirus programs investigate hundreds of thousands of files so quickly while maintaining good detection rates? Most are able to do this in real-time while not slowing down computer processing rates by very much. How is this done?

    ITKE352,395 pointsBadges:
  • Do any antivirus products use “canary files” to detect rootkits?

    Which antivirus programs use "canary files" with common strings in their filenames to detect:1.) MyRootkit.vir is known to hide files which include the string ".vir" in their filename.2.) Upon installation (or signature update) MyAV puts MyRootkitcanary.vir in C:\Program Files\MyAV\Canary Files\3.)...

    ITKE352,395 pointsBadges:
  • Is there a way to detect antivirus program using C#?

    I might have a virus problem with one of my machines so I'm trying to figure out if there's a way to detect an antivirus software inside of it using C#. I understand that the Security Center detects software but is there a way using C#? Thanks for all the help!

    ITKE352,395 pointsBadges:
  • Are older viruses removed from virus definition files?

    I already know that anti-virus software receives updates from virus definition files (which contains patterns used to identify viruses). But with the size of updates growing frequently each time, I'm wondering in order to limit the size of the updates, do AV companies remove older viruses from...

    ITKE352,395 pointsBadges:
  • AVG is showing an application as a threat

    We have a team working on a project in VB.NET that also includes socket communication and HTTP Listeners. (We have a group of applications that are intercommunicating between Sockets). But a few days ago, we received a message that AVG (anti-virus) was showing one as a threat (executable).How can...

    ITKE352,395 pointsBadges:
  • Working on getting into the field…

    Hello anyone and everyone! My name is Marty and I am working on getting into the Information Security field so I have a lot of questions. For now though, I will post just this one to start. I am 45 and a Disabled Veteran starting late, obviously, getting into the field, so what are the most...

    MockLife5 pointsBadges:
  • The best antivirus

    I have been thinking about this for a while. A lot of my friends, family, and colleague ask me what is best as an antivirus. I would like to get some feedback from the community on what everyone thinks is the best antivirus they have used for personal and or business use and the reasons why. A lot...

    Schmidtw11,330 pointsBadges:
  • What scenarios to test in Anti Virus software?

    What scenarios to test in Anti Virus software? Please give scenarios for writing test cases for testing a Anti Virus Software?

    Mayurkhe295 pointsBadges:
  • Kaspersky Internet security 2012 update issue

    I am having update issues in Kaspersky internet security 2012. My update starts and it quickly reaches to 15%, download size=142kb but then it stops at 15% for half an hour and finally the messages arrives that network connection has timed out. This is only happening with Kaspersky product. My...

    Vivek275 pointsBadges:
  • Installation Norton antivirus

    Je n'arrive pas à activer l'antivirus que j'ai acheté. Il y a toujours la mention "non activé" malgré mes nombreux téléchargements. Quel pourrait être le problème?

    REMOVALFROMIMLIST35 pointsBadges:
  • Antivirus software

    Is it not recommended to have more than 1 anti virus software? On your computer, and if it's not, why? & why would you want to go out & install your own anti virus when more all the carriers (Comcast, AT&T, Clear, etc.) supply it with their product. Or to flip the script so to speak,...

    Bluesman21220 pointsBadges:

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