Probably the Best Free Security List in the World

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4. Malware removal tools

4.1. Tools for most common viruses:
McAfee Stinger
MS Malicious Software Removal Tool
Avira AntiVir Removal Tool
ESET Rogue Applications (ERA) Remover
Trend Micro FakeAV Removal Tool
G Data FakeAVCleaner
Sergiwa Antiviral Toolkit
Multi Virus Cleaner
Remove Fake Antivirus

4.2. Tools for stubborn malware:
Webroot Secureanywhere (the trial version is a very good cleaning tool) $
Geeks to Go:  OTL
Norton Power Eraser
Anti-malware toolkit
Comodo CE
Universal Virus Sniffer (UVS) eng
Webroot Antivirus trial (very useful for cleaning)

4.3. Kill unecessary/suspect processes:

4.4. Remove DLLs:

4.5. Removal tools for specific viruses:
BitDefender another
Panda Software
Quick Heal
K7 Computing
FakeAV Remover

4.6 Remove adware,toolbars and other PUPs:
Babylon Toolbar Adware Information and Complete Removal
Toolbar Cleaner review
avast! Browser Cleanup
Junkware Removal Tool 
Force Byte Detector 
Auslogics Browser Care 
Smart Toolbar Remover

4.7. Additional AV-specific tools:

4.8. Ransomware:
Removal guides: 1  2
Kaspersky WindowsUnlocker  Banner Removal
Removing 'Police-themed' Ransomware (F-Secure)
HitmanPro.Kickstart (freeware-trial mode)

4.9. Guides for malware removal:
How to Know If Your Computer Is Infected
Best Computer Security Sites
Clean 64-bit machine
Select Real Security
Majorgeeks other
Geeks to Go
Where malware hides?
How to remove a virus when your computer won't work
How to Remove a Rootkit from a Windows System
What Ransomware is and How to Deal with It

4.10. Malware removal help sites:
Malware Removal
Remove fake antivirus
Geeks to Go
What the Tech?
Tech Support Forum
Malware Help

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by vodomar on 3. September 2012 - 13:31  (98700)

yeah,probably dubious :(

by vodomar on 31. August 2012 - 20:30  (98591)

Not so fast: Java 7 Update 7 critical vulnerability discovered in less than 24 hours

by alexxx46 on 31. August 2012 - 23:45  (98596)

Looks like a good suspence story :)

by vodomar on 31. August 2012 - 8:57  (98560)

Download NOW!

Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2012-4681

Oracle releases out of cycle fixes for Java

by alexxx46 on 31. August 2012 - 14:34  (98572)

...And Java Portable update Version 7 Update 7 (32-bit) for Windows

by vodomar on 31. August 2012 - 20:49  (98592)

thx :)

by vodomar on 30. August 2012 - 11:01  (98498)


How to disable the Java web plug-in in Internet Explorer

.reg file with [dot] in section 11.7 :)

by vodomar on 30. August 2012 - 8:04  (98493)

SOPHOS: Reveton/FBI ransomware - exposed, explained and eliminated [VIDEO]

see section 3.5 for FREE bootable rescue media :)

by vodomar on 28. August 2012 - 21:05  (98431)

Researchers Identify Second New Java Bug

"...The best advice for users right now is to disable Java entirely as soon as possible."

6 ways to protect against the new actively exploited Java vulnerability

Security researchers propose methods to protect computers from being compromised via a new vulnerability in all versions of Java Runtime Environment 7

by Patrick001 (not verified) on 28. August 2012 - 14:44  (98416)

Please explain the meaning of "All IObit programs: probable MBAM database theft"

by MidnightCowboy on 28. August 2012 - 14:48  (98417)

If you Google "iobit malwarebytes" you can read about the whole issue.

by BearPup (not verified) on 28. August 2012 - 13:38  (98411)

My only criticism is the lack of a rating system for the index. Having said that, a thank you for an awesome job....wish other Gizmo editors took the 'wide-view' that this article does, e.g., listing alternate downloads (CNET and other alternate download links), free with paid upgrade available, etc. . This gives me the whole picture from which to choose from.

by ako (the) (not verified) on 28. August 2012 - 15:44  (98421)

Thanks! :-)
Rating would be very difficult to add. Also, links to other Gizmo's
pages where rating has been performed are always included when available.

by zacker on 28. August 2012 - 12:25  (98409)

My wife, while in the Hospital using their WIFI, got hit by Ransom Ware, funny because it was from the FBI and they said that the computer was locked and she could be fined up to $1500.00 but that if she sent them 100.00$ (just like that, $ in the wrong place) they would unlock the computer and let her go... lol I took it home, booted it in safe mode, and did a system restore back one week, booted windows normally and ran a complete scan and got nothing but the comp is fine now.Darn FBI trying to scam 100.00$ from us!!! thats treason! lol,lol...

by ako on 28. August 2012 - 16:22  (98423)

Well done! Some ransomware authors seem to be lazy. No crypting included in this case :-)

by zacker on 28. August 2012 - 17:32  (98425)

In this case "Lazy and Crazy" i mean, who would think that anyone would actually believe that the FBI would
a) lock your computer for no good reason and not just come pay you a visit?
b) and why would they threaten to fine you $1500.00 but then say for $100.00 they will unfreeze your computer and let you go?

by vodomar on 28. August 2012 - 15:08  (98419)

nice story :) also,see section 4.8

by vodomar on 28. August 2012 - 7:48  (98397)

Latest Java software opens PCs to hackers
By Jim Finkle

BOSTON | Mon Aug 27, 2012 6:44pm EDT
(Reuters) - Computer security firms are urging PC users to disable Java software in their browsers, saying the widely installed, free software from Oracle Corp opens machines to hacker attacks and there is no way to defend against them.

SOPHOS: Unpatched Java exploit spreads like wildfire

How to Unplug Java from the Browser

by vodomar on 26. August 2012 - 6:51  (98318)

Nadim Kobeissi
Windows 8 Tells Microsoft About Everything You Install, Not Very Securely

by vodomar on 24. August 2012 - 11:42  (98242)

Why passwords have never been weaker—and crackers have never been stronger
(Ars Technica)

by vodomar on 15. August 2012 - 10:13  (97736)

Microsoft Security Advisory (2661254)
Update For Minimum Certificate Key Length

by Ivan (not verified) on 11. August 2012 - 8:43  (97539)

1-Trend Micro Anti Threat Toolkit

2-NoVirusThanks ExeRadar Free Edition

by ako on 13. August 2012 - 13:58  (97651)

2-NoVirusThanks ExeRadar Free Edition seems OK, but how non-customers can benefit from 1-Trend Micro Anti Threat Toolkit?

by vodomar on 9. August 2012 - 14:00  (97465)

Gauss: Nation-state cyber-surveillance meets banking Trojan

Gauss malware Palida font detection page

Palida Narrow -
Online detection of Gauss

by vodomar on 9. August 2012 - 11:24  (97458)
by vodomar on 4. August 2012 - 15:42  (97212)

The Internet map

by vodomar on 31. July 2012 - 18:28  (96955)


Outlook webmail passwords restricted to 16 chars - how does that compare with Yahoo and Gmail?

by vodomar on 27. July 2012 - 14:59  (96734)
by vodomar on 27. July 2012 - 14:56  (96733)

AV-TEST June/July 2012: 25 home user products reviewed and certified on Win 7 (64 bit):

by ako (the) (not verified) on 27. July 2012 - 18:22  (96744)

Microsoft :(
They spoil everything....

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