• Manipulation Engine Definition

    Hi all! I've read the term "manipulation engine" (related to passwords) in a couple of papers but aside from guessing could not find a proper definition of it (not even in this website !!!). Can anyone please redirect me to / provide a clear definition of this term, related to "Security"? Many...

    DiegoDH275 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:
  • removing virus

    how can remove virus from computer .

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  • End-user awareness education for company newsletter

    I have been given the task of developing user awareness 1-pager fact sheets to be distributed on a monthly basis in our company newsletter and posted on our intranet. I can write these from scratch but was hoping not to have to reinvent the wheel. Help?

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  • I just narrowly avoided getting scammed (corrupted files)

    I got a phone call from people impersonating some kind of tech support company. I was redirected to http://www.ammyy.com where I downloaded an .exe file which granted them remote control of my computer, and they then proceeded to use said program to run a scan for viruses, spyware and corrupt...

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  • 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...

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  • 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:
  • Trojan.ByteVerify & Downloader Virus

    Hi, My system has been infected with two Trojan.ByteVerify and one Downloader virus. I am using Windows Vista and the above virsuses were detected by Norton Security Scan that I have on my system. However, I have not bought the antivirus software yet so all the definations are not updated. I called...

    Bangu5 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:
  • reformating system infected with a virus

    how do i reformat my system when its completely infected by virus and unable to start any .exe files

    Mosalikante5 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:
  • Network virus problem – Windows XP

    In spite of having Symantec anti-virus, with updated definitions, a virus has got into our network. Virus scans on several computers report a virus in folder C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\_qbothome\msadvapi.dll. In spite of settings to view hidden folders, Windows Explorer does not show the...

    Britinga425 pointsBadges:
  • Memory Stick Virus

    One of my friends' computer has believed to be infected by a virus. Whenever he put memory stick to the computer, following files appeared in the stick : 1)autorun.inf 2)squxe.exe 3)xnvjmz.exe These files can be deleted manually. But when he put that memory stick or other stick, the files appeared...

    Kwo5 pointsBadges:
  • malware removal software vs hard drive sanitation software

    My computer has slowed to a snails pace. Suspecting spyware or a virus I tried downloading free removal software from the internet such as AVG, Noadware, etc. Some were bait and switch offering scans but charged for removal. Usable free removal software had not effect and did not work. Would...

    ChcukT5 pointsBadges:
  • Eradicate Virus Remover 2009 on Windows XP

    Eradicating Virus Remover 2009 My computer (Dell with Windows XP) got infected with Virus Remover 2009. It is a pesky virus (malware) & keeps popping up informing that I need to install this software to remove virus from my PC. It shows a scan and informs that a number of files are infected. I have...

    SbElectric2,540 pointsBadges:
  • Interesting virus…

    I came across an interesting virus while fixing my neighbour's laptop last night. Basically, here's what it did: <p>1. Replicate the desktop (Vista)</p> <p>2. Spit out multiple error messages about the hard drive being corrupt.</p> <p>3. Popped up a window that looked...

    Lordhowe175 pointsBadges:
  • Paladin Antivirus software removal

    How do I remove the Paladin Antivirus program?

    Sanlucaspio5 pointsBadges:
  • View Hidden Files

    Hello, I have a Win 2000 Server in a small workgroup. I can't can't see and open hidden files. I tried changing everything in Folder options and editing Hidden and SuperHidden attributes in registry but no luck. After changing the Registry, when I try to view hidden files, registry changes back to...

    BinooDas123410 pointsBadges:
  • trojan horse downloader

    hi i have a win NT4.0 sp6 server.its a DNS and web server. from few days the IE was redirecting the sites to some search engines.when i scaned with AVG it detected some trojan horse downloader.i healed the trojan and restarted the DNS.the problem was solved.but after some hours the problem arise...

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