Microsoft released the final version 4.0 of Security Essentials. MSE provides real-time protection for your home or small business PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. You can download for Free and must run genuine Windows to install Microsoft Security Essentials. Before installing Microsoft Security Essentials, is recommend that you uninstall other antivirus software already running on your PC. Running more than one antivirus program at the same time can potentially cause conflicts that affect PC performance.
Download Microsoft Security Essentials 4.0
The name is similarity with the Microsoft Security Essentials, but in real is a fake virus named Security Essentials 2010, on which also the Redmond is warning all Windows users.
The fake anti-virus is a trojan Win32/Fakeinit: once installed does not just damage, showing a fake virus scan window instead try to close the system processes, also changing the security settings in the registry and the desktop wallpaper.
"Security Essentials 2010" and looks something like the image above. (click to zoom).
Thousands of users are receiving an email with subject: "Angelina Jolie Nude!" Beware is a Trojan Horse Virus. Flag these emails as spam, and do not click the links inside. The links will direct you to a malware website and attempt to install dangerous software on your PC.
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What is this?
This is a simple help for you to identify any unknown files on your computer. While we still do not cover ALL of them, we might have some of the most requested ones here. You can enter a filename and see if this file is a dangerous trojan, malware, or simply a standard Windows file.
Web site: whatisthatfile.com
How to remove infected autorun.inf file form your hard disk?
Sometimes for viruses or trojan horse you may find difficulties opening your drives. This happened because autorun.inf file is infected, If you find any abnormal language when you right click on a drive. This autorun.inf is hidden and you will not see the file even though you select to show all files from folder options. The video below is explain you how to remove autorun.inf
Thanks to daku323 for suggesting this video.
A number of people have asked which anti-virus works with Windows Vista, and it’s difficult because anti-virus software (of which usually have spyware catchers, spam filters and firewalls in-built as standard) needs to know how an operating system fully works before it can do it’s job to the full potential. A lot of new technologies have been introduced into Vista, including a possible new storage engine which will be available after the release of Vista; however anti-virus companies are working on new products that will fully work with Vista. [via vistabase]
- CA Anti-Virus 2007
- F-Secure Anti-Virus for Windows Vista 7.00
- AVG Anti-Virus Free
- PC-cillin Internet Security 14.57 for Windows Vista
- Windows Live OneCare 1.5 (32-bit only)
- Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition for Windows Vista
- avast! Antivirus and Windows Vista
Security research company Intego on Monday issued a security alert about a new Trojan Horse called OSX.RSPlug.A that specifically targets Mac users. The Trojan is a form of DNSChanger that changes the Mac’s Domain Name Server (DNS) address.According to Intego, the Trojan has been found on several pornographic Web sites. When trying to view a movie, the user is told that “Quicktime Player is unable to play movie file. Please click here to download new version of codec.”