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Spyware is software that aims to gather information about a person or organization without their knowledge and that may send such information to another entity without the consumer's consent, or that asserts control over a computer without the consumer's knowledge; it has also come to include programs that engage in various kinds of electronic fraud. Anti-spyware is software that removes or blocks that software; some common vendors include Malwarebytes, McAfee, Spybot-Search and Destroy, Ad-Aware and BitDefender.

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Q1:
Is MS Windows AV defender bundled free with Win 10?  Any specific
version of Win10 that it comes free?

Q2:
Win AV defender was touted as blocking the execution of Java, VB
scripts etc: does McAfee or Trendmicro do this as well?  How does
Win AV defender compares in terms of ransomware protection
against other major AV vendors' ?

Q3:
Can Win AV defender coexist say with McAfee AV & McAfee HIPS agent?

Q4:
Do we need a separate EPO (just like McAfee) to update Win AV defender
signatures on users' PCs/laptops or WSUS will do?   A few hundred PCs/
laptops in our corporate don't have Internet access
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Put Machine Learning to Work--Protect Your Clients
Put Machine Learning to Work--Protect Your Clients

Machine learning means Smarter Cybersecurity™ Solutions.
As technology continues to advance, managing and analyzing massive data sets just can’t be accomplished by humans alone. It requires huge amounts of memory and storage, as well as high-speed processing of the cloud.

The Chubb contact person I liaise with told me all their customers are recommended
not to install AV on Chubb's custom Windows CCTV recording server as it will cause
severe perf issue & will conflict with some sort of built-in security feature.

Anyone know what is this feature?  is it apps whitelisting, AV or ??   The person I
liaise appears uncertain
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I had superantispyware installed and tried to update the version with its popup and kept getting an error. So I uninstalled it and was ready to reinstall the latest free edition, when I decided to check its latest reviews, which were middling. I have (on a WIN7PRo/64 machine) already installed Nod32 and Malwarebytes Premium. Do I need an antispyware program in addition to these two, and should I return to SuperAntiSpyware, assuming I can get the new version to install.
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Hi,

Any good free anti virus software that i can download and install on my window 10 laptop?
any good reliable dependable ones for free. please advise
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Hi experts
I am planning to purchase malwarebytes on my company I purchase license for all pcs and servers
My question is
Some servers running windows server 2003
1- can i use malwarebytes on these servers
2- any advice to protect these old server from ransomeware
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looking for any good, free pc virus, malware, trojan removal apps. i already use AdvancedSytem Care, CCleaner, MalwareBytes and AVG Antivirus. is there anything else i should be using?

thank you
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I've seen one site (but lost track of it) that gives statistics of modes of infections & 
I recall it shows

a) emails (as #1 ie more than 60%) be it via malicious attachments or links embedded in emails
b) visiting/clicking malicious sites
c) infected USB / thumb drives
d) other means

I need to do presentations; can someone give me a few sites/links that give such
statistics / breakdowns  including those that covers endpoint/PC security
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I was told that Malware bytes works with Norton and wouldn't be a redundant package to install on my pc.
I'm looking for second, third and fourth opinions.
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I do have anti-virus protection only MacBook, but I need to trace it down and see what version I have installed.

Also, can I protect against this latest random ware attack?

Thanks.
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Hi
Has anyone got any real world experience of migrating from sophos to bitdefender (or the other way?)?
Evaluating BD currently and looks very good.  Relay option looks good for machines that can be pushed out to clients etc.  Unsure of the ins and outs until its deploying fully etc..
Obviously cheaper and has ransom-ware integrated.
Any pointers/recommendations on it?
Thanks
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Threat Trends for MSPs to Watch
Threat Trends for MSPs to Watch

See the findings.
Despite its humble beginnings, phishing has come a long way since those first crudely constructed emails. Today, phishing sites can appear and disappear in the length of a coffee break, and it takes more than a little know-how to keep your clients secure.

A customer with an Acer Chromebook has problems where extra Google Chrome tabs intermittently open when Google Chrome is launched.

The laptop also exhibits sluggish behavior and takes a while while loading programs and applications.

What kind of antivirus or other programs or utilities can be used to scan and fix these issues?

Or what are some other repairs that can be done to fix this issue?
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Hi

A large customer needs that we measure time for some applications after and before installing an enterprise Antivirus.
They also need to measure boot time in both conditions.

Which tools would you use?
 
Many thanks in advance.
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Hi
 
Please provide me where I can find more information about behavior-based and anomalies detection for Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection 4.10.
 
Many thanks in advance.
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Hi

Please provide me where I can find more information about behavior-based and anomalies detection for Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0.

Many thanks in advance.
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Hi

Please provide me where I can find more information about behavior-based and anomalies detection for Trend Micro Office Scan 11.0.

Many thanks in advance.
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Hi

Please provide me where I can find more information about behavior-based and anomalies detection for McAfee Endpoint Security 10.

Many thanks in advance.
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Hi
 
The security department of a large company is telling us to evaluate the following products with research proves:
 
- McAfee Endpoint Security 10.2
- Trend Micro Office Scan 11.0
- Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0
- Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection 4.10


The good websites I now are av-test.org and av-comparatives.org. Do you know any other trustful website for enterprise Antivirus solutions?
 
Many thanks in advance.
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HitmanPro displays several Trojans (see list below) and states they were deleted after reboot but they come back after a couple hours. I sent an email to HitmanPro about this and got a response to start hitman while holding down the left control key. I did this but it did not help. I downloaded and ran Super Anti-spyware. It stated it found and deleted several malwares but Hitmanpro still comes up with a list of Trojans. I am using Bitdefender Total Security 2017 as my antivirus. A complete scan with that turns up nothing.

Some symptoms that I am experiencing since the Trojans started showing up are I get a pop-up that states "failed to connect to a Windows service" when I reboot and Windows Aero is disabled when I reboot until I manually restart the Themes service in services.msc.

Here is a log from Hitmanpro:
HitmanPro 3.7.18.284
www.hitmanpro.com

   Computer name . . . . : LATITUDE_E6410
   Windows . . . . . . . : 6.1.1.7601.X64/4
   User name . . . . . . : Latitude_E6410\Nelson
   UAC . . . . . . . . . : Enabled
   License . . . . . . . : Paid (873 days left)

   Scan date . . . . . . : 2017-04-03 04:13:18
   Scan mode . . . . . . : Normal
   Scan duration . . . . : 10m 16s
   Disk access mode  . . : Direct disk access (SRB)
   Cloud . . . . . . . . : Internet
   Reboot  . . . . . . . : No

   Threats . . . . . . . : 14
   Traces  . . . . . . . : 14

   Objects scanned . . . : 2,031,243
   Files scanned . . . . : 106,370
   Remnants scanned  .…
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Awareness is really important to avoid ransom ware

What to tell customers ?

Is there anything already out there fron virus companies that I can use ?

1) don't enable macros on word / excel documents received by email

2) watch out for .JS attachments by email

3) keep regular backups preferably in the cloud and if in USB don't keep them attached to computers when it's complete

Are there any other General tips for end users ?
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Threat Trends for MSPs to Watch
Threat Trends for MSPs to Watch

See the findings.
Despite its humble beginnings, phishing has come a long way since those first crudely constructed emails. Today, phishing sites can appear and disappear in the length of a coffee break, and it takes more than a little know-how to keep your clients secure.

I am new on  this topic.   I have the free download on my computer.  I ran the scan and I find my computer has threat files, by deleting the threats will that delete programs or operating system programs.  hope I have explained clear enough.

jim
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We're trying to install Trend Micro on a clients computer and Kaspersky has something somewhere that's triggering Trend into failing the installation. Here are the things we've tried, but the issue is still happening.
-Add/Remove Programs shows no Kaspersky Installed
-Searched Registry for anything "Kaspersky" and removed all keys
-Ran multiple "Removal Tools" from the Kaspersky community

The error Trend gets is attached. Image of the error.
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Hi,

We are having an issue with one of our users where she keeps getting a 'Windows Security' pop-up.
The pop up can be seen below, upon clicking cancel the pop up just re appears.
We have tried running multiple Symantec full system scans, power erasers and anti-spyware scans but to no avail.
Any help would be appreciated!

Windows Security
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Has anyone been able to uninstall superantispyware silently with a script or through cmd line?  Trying to put together a script to uninstall the free version of superantispyware.  I was able to create on for malwarebytes that works.  The one that works with malwarebytes in attached.

Thanks
quiet-uninstall.JPG
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All of a sudden I received numerous warnings from my Malwarebytes Professional that malicious websites I think it was were trying to connect to these ports (and more, these are ones I have noted down so far):

1900
61875
57333
65139
58347
64920

I am proofreading a book now, and am hardly using the internet. Only now and then I search Google for contents relating to Jewish mysticism. Then I have some other websites open like an online dictionary, playing relaxing music from Youtube from the same video all the time, that is all.

What should I do? Will Malwarebytes prevent all intruding attempts or will anything slip through? I need to continue working because I have too much work to do, can not just turn off the computer and do nothing.

It always comes from the same IP address: 239.255.255.250
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The first image is what things looked like after opening a Google Chrome browser new tab.
The second is the way it is today.

This started after downloading YTD Video Downloader. I looked in the program list and saw two new programs. One was spigot I think and another was some background ant-malware. I removed both of those. Same as if I had downloaded Java and got the Yahoo toolbar. I'd delete the tool bar.

System restore might fix it but it would take me back to before I got the new version of the Video Downloader. That old version needed updates.

 I did a Malwarebytes scan and the results are zero.

Any Chrome settings that are causing the difference between the two images?
beforenow
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Spyware is software that aims to gather information about a person or organization without their knowledge and that may send such information to another entity without the consumer's consent, or that asserts control over a computer without the consumer's knowledge; it has also come to include programs that engage in various kinds of electronic fraud. Anti-spyware is software that removes or blocks that software; some common vendors include Malwarebytes, McAfee, Spybot-Search and Destroy, Ad-Aware and BitDefender.