Tag: spyware

Microsoft Releases a New Portable Antivirus

Microsoft Safety Scanner - Scan Results Screen

Sometimes it can be hard getting an antivirus to install on an infected machine especially when malware is making it difficult to use an internet connection. I have covered other tools such as MalwareBytes in the past but I thought a new tool released by Microsoft was worth a mention. The Microsoft Safety Scanner is …

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Voluntary “Zombie” Code of Practice – Will it Work?

In an article covered by ZDNet today, the Federal Government is temaing up with the Internet Industry Association to curb the number of trojan or worm-infected computers (otherwise known as “zombies”) on the Internet. What’s more, the code originally drafted last year in September will be voluntary for each and every ISP to implement. A …

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