Virus

by on May 31st, 2010

While Combofix, SDFix and ‘Smart Virus Remover’ can remove this newfolder.exe virus from PC completely but a guest asked about how he can remove it manually. Here are instructions and methods to remove NewFolder.exe completely from your PC without using any antivirus program.

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by on March 26th, 2010

Got a messenger virus? MSN Virus Remover tool removes MSN viruses. It is recommended to use this tool in Computer Safe Mode.

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When we talk about FaceBook security, we’re talking about scams, viruses, and hacks that could infect your computer or take over your Facebook account and result in a lot of annoyance for you and your friends. Security isn’t just an issue on Facebook, but all over the web, which is why it’s important to be aware online, and to learn how to protect your accounts and your computer when you start using FaceBook or any other social networking website.

Here are some ways to be smart and aware on Facebook and across the Internet:

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Click at the image above and see it in details. This is the email I received and my FaceBook account was recently hacked. I recovered it in few attempts (Genius). But here is a caution for everybody. FaceBook won’t email you attached files from [email protected] email address. So do not open attachments containing files with Facebook name in that or something like ‘Facebook_Password_3eb0e.zip‘ or ‘Facebook_Password.zip‘.

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What you are about to witness is a display of the most infamous and malicious programs on the Web. Spyware, Adware, Trojans, Worms, Keyloggers, Toolbar Hijackers, and other harmful programs are all tracking programs that secretly install onto your computer. Once you’re infected with these malicious programs, your privacy and personal information are at risk! Spyware, as well as other malicious programs, can go from dangerous, stealing your passwords and credit card information, to simply annoying you with their excessive popups. These malicious programs can track your surfing habits, abuse your Internet connection by sending this data to a third party, profile your shopping preferences, hijack your browser, and alter important system files – all without your knowledge or permission. The security and privacy implications of these exploits should not be taken lightly.

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McAfee detection center calls it pws-yahmali trojen and Symantec calls it infostealer.yahmali. It’s risk level is very low. And it’s only a password stealer. It attempts to steal the password of the yahoo messenger (whenever user logs in) and may send to ilam-mind-makers [dot] com.

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Ever encountered this problem while searching through Google that search result pages redirect to some sort of other advertisement pages? If somebody wants to search something in Google, an advertisement would open up instead of the search results. This is a virus that would redirect all the Google queries to advertisements. sometimes it would open a page loaded with AdSense ads otherwise it would open a fake advertisement page.

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Sometimes we use trial version of an Antivirus and when it expires, we just let it rot in the taskbar for a while (just in case) and do not uninstall. But we do not know whether it is working or not. In another case Antivirus Program can be corrupted by any vicious virus and cease to work. How can you test that whether your Antivirus program is working fine or it is dead? We will be needing a virus. OMG! Real virus can test your Antivirus and your data well but its a risk. Using real viruses for testing in the real world is rather like setting fire to the dustbin in your office to see whether the smoke detector is working. Such a test will give meaningful results, but with unappealing, unacceptable risks. So, We happen to have a simple test for that. We have a harmless fake virus for testing purpose.

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