How To Backup Your PC

Your computer is perhaps one of the most important pieces of machinery in your life, most likely due to storage of personal data. Data such as wedding photos, financial records, or other important documents could be lost in a matter of seconds should your hard drive crash or your system becomes infected with a virus. This is why backing up your PC is one of the most powerful ways to protect against such misfortunes. While a backup will not save your computer from crashing or keep viruses from being able to infect your system, it will ensure that no matter what happens to your computer, you will still have access to the files that are important or irreplaceable. How to Backup Your PC For any version of Windows you can copy the drive that you wish to backup and paste it to where you will store the backup copy. Right-click the source...

Posted on May 20, 2008 in Tutorials

IE Antivirus, Zlob.Trojan, Zeno, more – SpyHunter Update v.8.52

SpyHunter Spyware Definitions Update: v.8.52 (05/19/2008) SpyHunter Latest Program Update: v.3.4.9 Rogue.IE Antivirus Zlob.Trojan Zeno AntiSpySpider Adware.ContextProgram.BHO Trojan.Adload Adware.AdBand Trojan.FakeAlert Trojan.Generic WinSpywareProtect WinAnonymous MalWarrior 2007 Trojan.BlackBird AntiVirProtect 180Solutions.Zango

Posted on May 19, 2008 in Database Updates

How To Remove Directories, Paths or Folders

In the case of harmful spyware or malicious applications, they may have an associated directory or folder that contains harmful files. Harmful applications can be used to hijack your browser, change your settings and even monitor your web surfing activities. Generally it is required that you remove a harmful file or directory that contains many malicious files to eliminate the threat of a spyware parasite. Removal of spyware can be done manually or with the assistance of an anti-spyware application. There is a risk involved when attempting to manually remove a computer parasite. Deleting the wrong file may damage your computer. Step 1. Find out how to locate and delete unwanted directories, paths or folders. It is important to back up your system. Manually deleting files on your computer can be risky. If the wrong file is deleted, then...

Posted on May 18, 2008 in Tutorials

MalWarrior 2008, Personal PC Spy, RelyAllInOne, more – SpyHunter Update v.8.50

SpyHunter Spyware Definitions Update: v.8.50 (05/16/2008) SpyHunter Latest Program Update: v.3.4.9 Keep Your SpyHunter Up to Date New spyware appear almost every day. Updating your SpyHunter regularly can protect you against newly released spyware, adware, worms, trojans and other malicious threats. To use SpyHunter's Instant Definition Update, which provides the latest spyware definition updates and other program updates, go to SpyHunter > Update > Definitions Update. Our Advice: If you currently do not have SpyHunter, it is highly recommended you try SpyHunter's Spyware Scanner. Newly Added Threat List The following new parasites have been added to SpyHunter: Updated Threat List The following parasite threats were updated: Trojan.Downloader-Small-DEJ Zlob.Trojan Trojan.Generic Rogue.IE Antivirus MalWarrior 2007 WinReanimator...

Posted on May 16, 2008 in Database Updates

HyperBar

HyperBar is an Internet Explorer toolbar that provides web search functions but also modifies search requests and may display unwanted commercial advertisements. HyperBar changes the users Internet Explorer home page and launches every time the user opens Internet Explorer. HyperBar must be installed manually.

Posted on May 13, 2008 in Browser Plugins

Antivirus 2008, WinSpywareProtect, RBot Trojan, more – SpyHunter Update v.8.46

SpyHunter Spyware Definitions Update: v.8.46 (05/12/2008) SpyHunter Latest Program Update: v.3.4.9 Keep Your SpyHunter Up to Date New spyware appear almost every day. Updating your SpyHunter regularly can protect you against newly released spyware, adware, worms, trojans and other malicious threats. To use SpyHunter's Instant Definition Update, which provides the latest spyware definition updates and other program updates, go to SpyHunter > Update > Definitions Update. Our Advice: If you currently do not have SpyHunter, it is highly recommended you try SpyHunter's Spyware Scanner. Newly Added Threat List The following new parasites have been added to SpyHunter: Updated Threat List The following parasite threats were updated: IE Antivirus MalWarrior 2007 XPAntivirus Zlob.Trojan Trojan.Downloader WinReanimator Trojan.Generic...

Posted on May 12, 2008 in Database Updates

Internet Speed Monitor

Internet Speed Monitor is an intrusive and obsessive adware toolbar program that firmly embeds itself inside your system and is able to recreate itself, making it difficult to remove. Internet Speed Monitor was created to generate pop-up advertisements. Once installed, Internet Speed Monitor will bombard your computer with an excessive amount of pop-up windows, causing your system performance to become slower.

Posted on May 6, 2008 in Browser Helper Object

Error Doctor 2008

Error Doctor 2008 is not a genuine security application. Error Doctor 2008 is a rogue registry cleaner, which simply attempts to imitate a trustworthy system repair tool in order to swindle PC users out of their money. Error Doctor 2008 strives to fool potential victims into thinking that numerous registry errors and computer infections have been detected on their PCs. The main frightening method used by Error Doctor 2008 is a supposed system scan, which is performed every time you turn your computer on. Fictitious PC scans will appear repeatedly and return inaccurate computer scan results that cover a variety of registry errors and PC infections. Error Doctor 2008 will also use fabricated error messages and pop-up security alerts in order to intimidate you even more into believing that numerous security issues have been identified on...

Posted on May 4, 2008 in Rogue Registry Cleaner

DSSAgent

DSSAgent is an adware component that typically runs every time you start up your computer. DSSAgent may assail your DNS server with constant connections to www.Brodcast.net and other domains. DSSAgent runs secretly, as a hidden process, without any user interface. DSSAgent usually slows down a network and degrades a computer's performance.

Posted on May 2, 2008 in Adware

SpywareDestructor, Trojan.Downloader.vzu, CouponBarIE Toolbar, more – SpyHunter Update v.8.37

SpyHunter Spyware Definitions Update: v.8.37 (04/30/2008) SpyHunter Latest Program Update: v.3.4.9 Keep Your SpyHunter Up to Date New spyware appear almost every day. Updating your SpyHunter regularly can protect you against newly released spyware, adware, worms, trojans and other malicious threats. To use SpyHunter's Instant Definition Update, which provides the latest spyware definition updates and other program updates, go to SpyHunter > Update > Definitions Update. Our Advice: If you currently do not have SpyHunter, it is highly recommended you try SpyHunter's Spyware Scanner. Newly Added Threat List The following new parasites have been added to SpyHunter: Updated Threat List The following parasite threats were updated: IE Antivirus VirusHeat Zlob.Trojan Trojan.Generic AntiSpyGolden WinReanimator SecurePCCleaner VirusHeal Awola...

Posted on April 30, 2008 in Database Updates

VirusIsolator, PornCleanser, InternetGameBox, more – SpyHunter Update v.8.34

SpyHunter Spyware Definitions Update: v.8.34 (04/28/2008) SpyHunter Latest Program Update: v.3.4.9   Keep Your SpyHunter Up to Date New spyware appear almost every day. Updating your SpyHunter regularly can protect you against newly released spyware, adware, worms, trojans and other malicious threats. To use SpyHunter's Instant Definition Update, which provides the latest spyware definition updates and other program updates, go to SpyHunter > Update > Definitions Update. Our Advice: If you currently do not have SpyHunter, it is highly recommended you try SpyHunter's Spyware Scanner. Newly Added Threat List The following new parasites have been added to SpyHunter: Updated Threat List The following parasite threats were updated: Zlob.Trojan Trojan.Generic Trojan.Downloader.Agent-ANQ Backdoor.Agobot.JR WinReanimator Trojan.FakeAlert...

Posted on April 28, 2008 in Database Updates

Worm.Brontok

Worm.Brontok is a mass mailing worm that is spread through an email attachment. The subject of the infected email will be either "Fotoku yg Paling Cantik" or "My Best Photo". The Worm.Brontok's email text reads: From: "angelina_ph@[recipient’s domain]" or "jennifer_sh@[recipient’s domain]" Subject: "Fotoku yg Paling Cantik" or "My Best Photo" Message text: "Hi, Aku lg iseng aja pengen kirim foto ke kamu. Jangan lupain aku ya !. Thanks" or "Hi, I want to share my photo with you. Wishing you all the best. Regards," Attachment name: Photo.zip Once the Worm.Brontok file is executed it replicates itself to Windows system folder and to other folders such as: csrss.exe inetinfo.exe lsass.exe services.exe smss.exe norBtok.exe cvt.exe IDTemplate.exe 3D Animation.scr A.kotnorB.com Empty.pif KANGEN.EXE winlogon.exe The Worm.Brontok also...

Posted on April 28, 2008 in Worms

IE Antivirus or IEAntivirus

IE Antivirus 3.2, or IEAntivirus, is a rogue anti-spyware program that is promoted on the Web through trojan infested video codecs, which sneak past weak security system points and can be found on porn websites. The trojan that comes bundled with the video codec is known as Zlob. Once your computer is infected with Zlob, it will display popups that look similar to Microsoft Windows system alert messages. These fake alert messages have titles such as "Warning!", "Critical System Error!" or "Your Computer Is Infected" to convince you that your computer is in danger and that you must click on the 'OK' button to fix the problem. As soon as IE Antivirus is installed, it will perform a fake spyware scan that will result in exaggerated threat reports and then a warning message will pop up that will prompt you to purchase IE Antivirus's full...

Posted on April 28, 2008 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

IE AntiVirus, Trojan-Downloader.Peregar.cn, more – SpyHunter Update v.8.33

SpyHunter Spyware Definitions Update: v.8.33 (04/25/2008) SpyHunter Latest Program Update: v.3.4.9 Keep Your SpyHunter Up to Date New spyware appear almost every day. Updating your SpyHunter regularly can protect you against newly released spyware, adware, worms, trojans and other malicious threats. To use SpyHunter's Instant Definition Update, which provides the latest spyware definition updates and other program updates, go to SpyHunter > Update > Definitions Update. Our Advice: If you currently do not have SpyHunter, it is highly recommended you try SpyHunter's Spyware Scanner. Newly Added Threat List The following new parasites have been added to SpyHunter: Updated Threat List The following parasite threats were updated: Trojan.FakeAlert MalwareBell Trojan.Generic Zlob.Trojan Trojan-PSW.OnLineGames.vm PWSteal.Lineage VirusHeat...

Posted on April 25, 2008 in Database Updates

All-In-One Telcom

All-In-One Telcom, also known as win32us.exe, is a telecom dialer that will take control of the user's modem and attempt to dial telephone numbers (usually international at expensive rates) so that it can install pornographic material and save it on the user's PC. All-In-One Telcom is also a security risk to the user's computer as it can cause a significant slow down in the PC's performance, loss of data and the dissemination of sensitive personal information.

Posted on April 24, 2008 in Dialers