Tag Archives: Virus

Free Antivirus Solutions for Businesses

My experience and the one from Imperva are not that far away: “Antivirus software is now so ineffective at detecting new malware threats most enterprises are probably wasting their money buying it, an analysis by security firm Imperva has concluded.” … Continue reading

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Online Malware/Virus Scanner

Sometimes the well known online malware scanners like Jotti or Virustotal are too busy (screenshots made on 02/14/2011): Therefore I list you the latest trustworthy online malware/virus scanner resp. some alternatives to Jotti or Virustotal: Filterbit Jotti Novirusthanks VirSCAN Virustotal

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Malware again

This one was tricky because there was a globalroot path and a file name listed as userinit.exe under %systemroot%\system32 which in fact was us?rinit.exe!!! With the Command Prompt, I saw that strange name but not within the Windows Explorer resp. … Continue reading

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Browsing with safer and more reliable DNS Services (FREE)

Today it’s so easy to kick open into a malware websites without any prior alert or similar. So what can be the solution? Security is a multi-tier setup which includes a correct OS update service, Antimalware Solutions, Firewall etc. But … Continue reading

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MSN/Windows Live and/or Yahoo IM Malware

Today I was confronted with malware and here are my results: Registry:HKLM\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\conime.exe\wcoredk.exeHKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\conime.exe C:\windows\system32\wcoredk.exeC:\windows\prefetch\WCOREDK.EXE-3A9E970E.pf netstat –aon -> showed the 203.228.244.187:32132 as destination While it runs, wcoredk.exe ‘kills’ Sysinternals Tcpview/Nirsoft CurrPorts and Sysinternals Process Explorer. –> Finally, ANVIR helped … Continue reading

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Windows: Antifraudware, Antimalware, Antispyware, Antivirus

Ok, today your system got infected by an program which is commonly classified as a ‘Fraud’, Trojan, Virus etc. but you cannot get rid of it resp. your up to date Virus scanner cannot ‘find’ (hidden process: PID but no … Continue reading

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Antivirus/SPYWARE/Malware Online Scanner

Here are the best three Antivirus/SPYWARE/Malware Online Scanner which provide several scan engines each at the same time for scanning a suspicious file: Jotti’s malware scan – Online malware scan Virus Total – Free Online Virus and malware Scan Virus.org … Continue reading

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