• Mutiple security programs

    Is it okay to have 3 different security programs. To make sure as much spyware, viruses, and worms be identified as possible?

    Quietthyme5 pointsBadges:
  • Removing Protected User Folders from Previous Install which contain viruses

    I reformatted a clients machine using Windows XP Pro Setup CD due to a massive amount of Viruses. They did not have their Drivers CDs, so I did the system restore from Windows Desktop, not, system-bootup. We changed the owners name to their last name (family pc). A few folders from the previous...

    Fuct5 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 that's 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:
  • Conficker virus

    Is this a hoax or the real thing? How can I add extra software to keep from getting the bug?

    Karl19595 pointsBadges:
  • Hallmark virus attack

    Hi our organization is facing onslaught of the HALLMARK virus.Symantec has no TA\update on this latest variant as of today i.e. JAN 13-2009 If anyone has experienced this Virus in corporate environment please share your comments and suggestions for mitigating the adverse impact of this Virus.By the...

    Paramnarang5 pointsBadges:
  • shdocpv.dll – virus – hijack problem

    Hi, I'm sorry if I had chosen the wrong recipient. I am running Windows 2000. When I open my browser (IE 6.0) I get this:res://shdocpv.dll/blank.htmOrres://C:WinntSystem32shdocpv.dllsecurity.htm Please help me to get rid of this. Thanks!

    CUser020 pointsBadges:
  • Data vs. perimeter vs. network security

    A short time ago, author Wes Noonan wrote some tips for SearchWindowsSecurity.com about deperimeterization. He explained how security is always pitted against business needs, and perimeters have become porous because businesses require traffic from SMTP, HTTP or VPNs to pass through the firewall....

    RobynLorusso230 pointsBadges:
  • Unknown Threats

    Apart from honeypots, what are the different methods to find unknown threats which are prevalent? How do I find methods to mitigate them. PS: all the vulnerabilities are known to all the n/w administrators and then can take measures to mitigate attacks but this doesn't happen..Hackers are at least...

    Czarleo0 pointsBadges:
  • 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:
  • 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?

    CalendarGirl0 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...

    Redrose0 pointsBadges:
  • Network Connection Freezes

    For some reason, at random, among 20 PCs on my network, in the morning or during the day, the network connection stops responding for both intranet and internet communications. The only solution thus far is to remove the NIC from the Device Manager, reboot the PC, and let Windows XP Pro find the...

    DboiSOBE0 pointsBadges:
  • Best practices involving admin rights for user on user system

    We are currently in the middle of figuring out the approach we are going to take in regard to a user having admin rights on their system. Typcially we set up a new user as an administrator on their system when they are logged into the domain. They don't have a local admin account on the system,...

    Kevins740 pointsBadges:
  • “Show hidden files..” doesn’t work?

    Hi, One of our cmputers infected with p2p-worm.win32.malas.c that our antivirus detected and coruntine it but can't disinfect it!!!! Now in this computer when I select "show hidden files .." it can't show hidden files and for the second time that I check this option I see that this is...

    Aliyani265 pointsBadges:
  • Found Trojan.ByteVerify on my computer

    Hi All, Symantec recently discovered Trojan.ByteVerify on my computer. I run system checks weekly and am always cautious about the e-mails I open, the web sites I go to and what I click on, so I was pretty surprised to find I had a Trojan. It was quarantined and removed, but I'm worried about what...

    jwise41020 pointsBadges:
  • Looking for an effective network Anti virus software thats not a resource hog

    Does anyone out there have any experience or knowledge regarding the effectiveness of a product by Sunbelt Software named VIPRE Enterprise

    Ljpilot110 pointsBadges:
  • Cross-site scripting attacks

    I'm looking for advice on cross-site scripting. What can these attacks do and what can I do to protect Web sites/applications against them? Are there any resources you recommend? Thanks

    Kit1230 pointsBadges:
  • Dos attack

    I have been receiving security alert messages from our firewall nearly everyday. e.g TCP Packet - Source:144.120.8.89,39341 Destination:192.168.1.1,25 - [DOS] TCP Packet - Source:210.7.0.36,3473 Destination:210.7.12.23,135 - [DOS] Thu, 2006-10-19 16:30:03 - UDP Packet -...

    92220990 pointsBadges:
  • Sasser… UGHHHHHH

    I usually take great pride in how good I am at removing spam and viruses and cleaning a computer to a great potential (at my job and for friends). About 2 months ago I somehow received the Sasser virus. Did 3 different types of virus scans and at least 4 different types of antispware scans. With no...

    Chetta100 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...

    Nileshroy0 pointsBadges:

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