• How can a general user trace the origin of TCP/IP data generated by persistent e-mail anomaly?

    Thank you very much for taking time to consider this question. What do you recommend for a general user who needs to trace the origin and route of TCP/IP data associated with an e-mail message? My SOHO computer is infected by some form of malware. The ISP's tech support could not resolve it; the...

    Troubleshoot201415 pointsBadges:
  • What are some of the best practices in handling computer viruses?

    I know this might sound like a broad question but I'm looking to start a good discussion here. For many SMBs, acquiring malware sometimes feels like an inevitability (despite putting in different security patches/antivirus software/etc.). I'm not looking to talk about the prevention of viruses but...

    ITKE56,495 pointsBadges:
  • Our team is looking to a tool to scan a PDF file for malware

    Our development team is looking for a tool that can scan a PDF file to determine if it might contain malware or a virus. Alternatively, the tool assigns a risk level to PDF.A web-based solution could work if it's scriptable. Does anyone have any suggestions?

    ITKE56,495 pointsBadges:
  • Delivery Failures for mail I did not send – Spoofing or Trojan

    I'm getting delivery failures for email I didn't send. It's probabaly someone spoofing my account, but could it be a trojan sending emails directly via SMTP? How can I tell? Is there a way to query the SMTP service for a list of sent emails?

    Eag5 pointsBadges:
  • Do you see mobile malware becoming a dangerous trend for BYOD?

    In a recent report, FortiGuard Labs has seen a 30% uptick in mobile malware and is tracking over 250,000 unique malicious Android samples, along with 300 unique malicious Android families. The company says while BYOD is still a fast-growing trend, malware could affect both an employee's device and...

    Michael Tidmarsh25,390 pointsBadges:
  • SVCHOST.EXE is malware which infects the registry

    How do I delete this registry infection? The problem appears under the name 'INTERACTIVE SERVICES DIALOG DETECTION' and prevents printer function (in my case). I have tried using MS Config to eliminate unknown downloads but that didn't work . Have tried several registry 'cleaners' without success.

    billL50 pointsBadges:
  • Will the Kaspersky OS experiment work?

    Kaspersky Labs recently confirmed rumors that it is building an operating system aimed exclusively at protecting industrial systems from malware. Think it will be a success? What issues do you see with the company's approach?

    Ben Rubenstein3,995 pointsBadges:
  • virus or malware

    I have a pop-up reminder that I need to know if it's a virus/malware or something else. Can i send a screen shot?

    mesak5 pointsBadges:
  • How do you know if your computer has been hacked into?

    I have a few error messages coming up on my laptop screen saying someone is trying to hack into your computer. I thought it was just a virus. Does anyone know if it was a virus or was someone really trying to hack in?

    Verynew20 pointsBadges:
  • TROJAN DELETION

    I acquired a TROJAN that has become a bit of a problem to get rid. I have tried reformatting my FLASH drive since thats where it originated with no results. It has jumped to my laptop and though it does not seem to be causing a problem i still would like to clear it. I have change virus protection...

    Triton5 pointsBadges:
  • Win XP Pro SP3 Way Too Slow, after a spyware attack, and already cleaned it!!

    hi, i have a P4 3.0ghz system, with Win XP Pro SP3 & ie7 tht is running very very slow in anything and everything after a spyware attack. even openning a new ie7 browser take 20-sec's... i have P4 3.ghz, 1gb Ram , 80gbHD, PC Cillin IS 08 updated... and got the spyware, and had it removed already...

    Shem1o135 pointsBadges:
  • WindowsXP: TrojanByte.Verify

    I understand about restoring the computer. However, for right now, how do I rid this virus from my computer? Norton finds it, but when I click "remove" it doesn't remove it like it usually does. I'm not sure how to set up firewalls, but I'll find that out later too. Any tips about removing it from...

    Question125 pointsBadges:
  • Where can I find info on recent malware updates?

    Where can I find info on recent malware updates? This question is from the Microsoft Live Chat which took place on July 13th.

    ITKE56,495 pointsBadges:
  • Virus treatment

    Hi Last night when I browsed an unkown site suddenly my display size where changed and became so smaller than normal size!!! I run antivirus(I updated in before and its MacAfee) but I didn't detect anything!!!! every thing in display setting is normal!!!! Could you please help me!!!!!??? Thank you....

    Aliyani265 pointsBadges:
  • Virus Prevents Programs From Running

    Recently I got a bunch of viruses on my laptop. After removing most of them, I have encountered a serious problem: When I click on a program to run it, Kaspersky Anti-Virus, for example, a dialog box pops up and asks what I would like to run this with. It's an executable, it should run by itself....

    Schmidtw11,330 pointsBadges:
  • virus malware spyware

    I want to how to conduct a risk assessment to protect our pcs, networks

    M20085 pointsBadges:
  • Spyware/trojan is getting on my last nerve i need help!!

    Hi i have recently had a desktop background explaining to me that i had spy ware on my computer plus a lot of pop ups which i think i caught from lime wire... so i looked up how to remove it on yahoo.answers and i got rid of the desktop background also the pop ups slowed down i thought i got rid of...

    K1435 pointsBadges:
  • Signatures of Trojans

    How can I verify that there are no trojans on my network?  I would like to know where I can find signatures for the latest inceptions of the biggies in the trojan world.  I do not trust my anti-virus program and want to manually check md5s of files that trojans infect.  

    AndrewGauger105 pointsBadges:
  • One computer cause another on the network to slow down

    Hi guys, I faced strange problem recently. In network with 3 computers, router, printer one of the computer share documents and database file. One week ago strange things start to happen. When accessing shared documents on main computer from second computer everething works fine, but when opening...

    Evgeniy40 pointsBadges:
  • Malware search redirects

    Hi, can anyone tell me how long this type of malware has been about. I can see that search redirect malware seems to be very prolific right now, but how many years has this been going on. Thanks

    Davejj5 pointsBadges:

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