News about the recent malware for the Android platform comes from a security company based in Russia, called Doctor Web, which decided to give it the name of Android.DDoS.1.origin. Once it installs itself on the device running Android, the Trojan is capable of carrying out DDoS attacks to networks targeted by the creators.
Microsoft Security Essentials is by definition the house brand antivirus from Microsoft. Since launch it has it has collected many positive reviews, and the truth is that it works really well. One of its features is to receive constant updates from Microsoft, feature which ensures that the operating systems are not infected by viruses and other malware.
The security company Symantec, Norton’s creator, recently warned about the existence of a few applications on Android Market with a malicious code inside which contains a Trojan created to steal information.
The manner of detection is very simple: Symantec suspects that “healthy” Android applications have been replaced for others with viruses.
Did you find the spoolsv.exe process running in the background of your Windows and you don’t know what it is? Well, you’re in luck as we do. This guide will explain what is spoolsv.exe process and how you can disable or remove it from your computer.
The spoolsv.exe process is in charge of dealing with the Windows service responsible for print or fax tasks that the user wants to execute or receive. You can notice this also if you look carefully at its description from the Task Manager – Spooler SubSystem App. As this is a critical… Continue to What Is spoolsv.exe Process [How To]
Some of you might have joined Facebook to escape from the problems you normally encounter in your day to day life, but I have some bad news for you guys: the virtual life isn’t that great either, there are bad things there too, like viruses, and they spread much faster. We present to you today: Koobface.
W32.Koobface.A is the technical name of the new trojan variant that seeks to deceive and infect 120 million Facebook users. This virus is not new, was discovered by Kaspersky last August, and one of its variants already infected Tom’s MySpace friends.
MS Removal Tool is also a fake antivirus. Its name was copied after the original Microsoft tool which comes with Windows. And this was done in order to trick users so they download this fake and put their data in danger.
Another scope of MS Removal Tool is to trick users in order to pay for the so called full version of this fake antivirus.
MS Removal Tool enters in your system using trojans or exploits. When visiting different websites and clicking on strange adverts, the trojans or exploits are sent to your computer. Also, you might get infected… Continue to MS Removal Tool: how to remove it?
“How to Remove OpenCloud AV” is a tutorial showing you the process of uninstallation of this fake antivirus (rogue).
OpenCloud AV is a fake antivirus and acts in order to steal your money ,information and it also tries to spread to other contacts of yours. As its old brother OpenCloudSecurity, this new one will use a trojan to enter in your system. Therefore, whenever you see any trail of OpenCloud AV malware in your computer (messages, alerts etc) please remove this fake antivirus immediately.
Smartphone Antivirus will work the same as on your PC and will protect your data and will ensure the functionality of cellphone.
The antivirus solutions for smartphone
Most users of iPhone, Blackberry, Android and Windows Phone operating systems are using the Internet via their devices and most of them have not yet installed an anti-virus protection.
Why a smartphone antivirus is necessary?
A smartphone is much less likely to be protected with an antivirus as a laptop or desktop is. Smartphone users do not generally think that when surfing the Internet with their smartphone, they may expose themselves… Continue to Smartphone Antivirus
A security researcher has revealed that a component of the Google OS, Android, could be exploited by a malicious application in order to disable anti-virus software installed on an Android smartphone.
ZDNet Asia has received the testimony of a security researcher in which it is mentioned that a malicious application could disable antivirus software installed on Android . According to this expert,the vulnerability belongs to a component he calls “popular” with this operating system.
Hackers could create an application that contains malware and publish it on the Android Market on which no verifications are performed.