• AutoRun.inf Trojan infection

    can a trojan (autorun.inf)affects the performance an MP3 player.Yesterday my computer got infected with this trojan Mcafee said that it detected and blocked and removed but this trojan was still there.and when i was trying to safely remove the device it was saying that i cannot do this action.

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  • Infected with backdoor.tidserv

    My Dell laptop is infected with backdoor.tidserv Has anyone been successful removing this? I cannot disable system restore as Symantec recommends.

    Margaret Rouse1,740 pointsBadges:
  • Windows XP starts up but hangs at background screen with no icons

    While in the middle of fixing some trojan infections I have found my XP service pack 3 PC is now starting up to the background screen and not displaying any icons. I am able to hit ctrl-alt-delete and startup task manager. There are no applications running. If I choose new task and enter...

    Bghp10 pointsBadges:
  • Penetration Testing.

    Hi!! Good Morning. I have a simple question for you today. I intend to have a penetration testing done for all of my 3 sites - My US Office, My India Office & My US Datacenter. Can you suggest any trustworthy site which can offer me a free reliable scan? Also, I would like to have you suggestion on...

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  • Help with a trojan

    I need help getting rid of a trojan that is effecting my desktop and laptop. It's name is svchost.system 32. please help me. Thanks.

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  • FU_RootKit.B – need removal

    I believe that a user at my company has gotten a RootKit installed on her laptop. Research on the Internet particularly at http://sandbox.norman.no/live_2.html?logfile=810935 leads me to think that the malware is an updated version of the FU_RootKit. I say updated because the registry keys and...

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  • Selecting an area within security to start

    Hi, I'm studying for an MSc in Information Security from Royal Holloway University of London, I have a B.Engg. degree in computers and a PG Diploma in Networking and Communication as well as the CCSA and CCNA. I'm also studying for the CISSP. Now, with all these qualifications, could you please...

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  • Procedures for a new area.

    We are a company where we have expirience on network remote administration and now we have open a new area, The area of security. Now I need to start to make new procedures like when a new customer come to us and ask if we can handle the security for his network... I need to know if some one can...

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  • Paranoid about protecting my MAC address–Please read my story

    What is the easiest way to protect your MAC address against spoofing? In 2004 I was the victim of a hacker that somehow spoofed my Cable Modem Mac address and used it to cover his identity while serving copyright material thru the internet. I was unsuspecting until my ISP one day suspended my...

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  • Installation and updates

    Howdy folks, Tryin to keep things going around here....need some advice. I have Win2003 servers and Active Directory.....single domain....approx. 100 client computers.....one location. Am upgrading all computers from Office XP to Office 2003. My project: Install Office 2003 and all updates remotely...

    TheVyrys0 pointsBadges:
  • removing rootkits?

    can rootkits be on a non-OS disk therefore not be removed even if reload OS?

    Elgato5 pointsBadges:
  • security problem

    Hello, I have small workgroup having 10 computers in my office. I do some personal work in office like using yahoo messenger, checking personal e-mails and some online banking site. But how does one of my senior knows it? I do everything lonely and securely so that nobody in the office knows it....

    BinooDas123410 pointsBadges:
  • Symantec Anti Virus Corporate 8.0 issue

    Starting one WinXPSP2 (fully patched) computer last night revealed that the SAV Corporate 8.0 was not functioning properly (yellow "!" over systray icon). Restart of the computer did not resolve the issue. I cannot update (Live Update is disabled); I cannot uninstall (process appears to start and...

    Poppaman20 pointsBadges:
  • Passwords

    Hi all, What do you recommend for initial password issue, that is, provided a new user with a password for the first time without compromising it. I find the entire help desk giving password initially or sysadmins doing that is not save enough even though the user will be prompted to change it at...

    Bangim0 pointsBadges:
  • Running Syantec Antivirus on a Windows Domain Controller

    I am currently in the process of deploying Symantec AntiVirus Corporate edition in my Windows-based network. In the manual it states, Do not install the primary management server on the following: Miscrosoft Exchange Server, Web server, or programs that prevent you from restarting the computer at...

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  • browser says “I am spyware”, no spyware or viruses identified

    Hello - one of the computers in my office is appending the words "I am spyware" in the title bar of Internet Explorer. For example, when I go to google.com, the title bar says "google.com - I am spyware". I have scanned the computer with Norton 2006 and Ad-aware and neither application is...

    Kfettig5 pointsBadges:
  • picture on desktop that cannot be removed

    Don't know if this is the right place, but cannot find an answer elsewhere. Using Windows XP media centre edition with SP2. belongs to a Lao woman in the office. Displays a picture of a naked woman on the desktop which can not be moved. causes great embarrassment. Found it in screensavers, named...

    Kees19480 pointsBadges:
  • Email Delivery Errors

    Hello All, Someone is having problems sending emails to us which did not exist before. Our email server (Unix based) did not list his domain as spam according to our email technician. Also for troubleshooting purposes i've asked him to send to my hotmail account which resulted in the same manor not...

    Maryam82100 pointsBadges:
  • Lotus Notes Incident Response

    Hi, I should start by saying that I come from an Exchange background so the Lotus email environment is still a bit new to me...but I've been tasked to put together a checklist for Lotus Notes Incident Response and am wondering if anyone is willing to share incident response guidelines or...

    Snple10 pointsBadges:
  • Moving into the InfoSec role

    I work at a company that currently does not have a position dedicated to information security. I come from a background in networking with a good portion of my focus on firewalls and other security related technologies. I am interested in positioning myself into the role of InfoSec Admin at my...

    Kushalp0 pointsBadges:

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