Virus Alert – Metropolitan Police Virus | Removal Instructions

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Virus Alert – Metropolitan Police Virus / Scam Alert & Removal Instructions

The Metropolitan Police virus is becoming quite a common sight again recently. This virus can be caught in many of the usual ways such as downloading music, through your e-mail and also from websites infected with malware etc.

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Microsoft in the Process of Attempting to Disable Zeus Botnet

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Microsoft is in the process of a global operation in conjunction with financial services in an attempt to disable botnets powered by Zeus Malicious Software, which are believed to have been responsible for the theft of millions of pounds.

Microsoft has marked out that this operation is the “most complex effort to disrupt . . . → Read More: Microsoft in the Process of Attempting to Disable Zeus Botnet

System Restore Virus / Malware

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New Virus Alert : System Restore Virus / Malware

This Virus generates fake reports about your computers health. Some of these reports include:

Computer has Low Disk Space Hard Drive Failures / Hard Disk Failures Other Virus Infections

The Malware also generates a program on the desktop called . . . → Read More: System Restore Virus / Malware

Windows Updates – Important!

Windows Update is a crucial part of any Windows Operating System. The majority of the updates are mainly to do with security of the product and your system. If the updates aren’t installed then there are potentially loopholes which hackers could identify and breach your system.

Also if the updates aren’t installed on your system then . . . → Read More: Windows Updates – Important!

Internet Browser Toolbars (Malware Threats)

Another way in which PC’s get infected with malware is by downloading toolbars for your Internet browsers. The main ones are fine such as Google and Yahoo, however there are a lot of freelance toolbars which contain malware. I have come accross a couple of these over the last few days, one was called ‘My . . . → Read More: Internet Browser Toolbars (Malware Threats)

Facebook Virus Removal – Koobface Worm

There are 2 ways you can choose to remove the Facebook virus, the first is automatically using anti-virus software which I would recommend and the second is by manually removing the files and processes.

Automatic virus removal (recommended)

If you haven’t already got antivirus firewall software installed on your computer then go to http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php and . . . → Read More: Facebook Virus Removal – Koobface Worm

Cyber Criminals – Anti-Virus Scams

Internet users have been receiving cold calls from cyber criminals claiming to be Anti-Virus providers and have also been claiming that their computer is infected with malware (malicious software). These cyber criminal’s main objective is to try to sell you an anti-virus package which most likely will infect your computer with viruses or malware. Once . . . → Read More: Cyber Criminals – Anti-Virus Scams

Anti-Virus Software – Microsoft Security Essentials Review

Microsoft Security Essentials is very easy to install as all the user has to do is click install and it automatically installs itself and also it only takes a couple of seconds to install. completely installing Microsoft Security Essentials only took around 4 to 5 minutes and that’s including the first update.

All the main . . . → Read More: Anti-Virus Software – Microsoft Security Essentials Review

Top Tips for keeping your PC secure

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Anti-Virus:

Make sure there is anti-virus software on your machine. Make sure there is firewall software installed. Make sure that anti-virus is up to date and that it is set to check for updates on a daily basis. It’s better to prevent infections rather than have to remove them later. Make sure your anti-virus . . . → Read More: Top Tips for keeping your PC secure