Anti-Spyware

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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I need a download of a earlier version of Microsoft office is it safe to download from https://goo.gl
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I need a download of a earlier version of Microsoft office is it safe to download from web.archive.org?
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"check short URL" is not working for me.
Can I get a recommendation of a site I can check my shortened links.
Can someone tell me about this link?
http://ow.ly/sc5930dP4vs
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I have two Windows 10 Lenovo laptops that are both infected with malware, spyware, adware, and viruses.

I have removed these hard drives and have connected them as secondary hard drives to another Windows 10 desktop.

Currently I'm scanning the infected drives with Malwarebytes, Symantec Antivirus, and Windows Defender.

What other scans or repairs can I run on these infected hard drives to hopefully remove all malware, spyware, and viruses?

For example what other utilities or programs can be run and what Windows utilities or tools such as SFC and DISM can be used?
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Two Windows 10 laptops have been infected with some type of malware or viruses that cause adds to appear and that have also disabled Malwarebytes and Symantec antivirus. Additionally system restore can no longer be accessed.

Malwarebytes and Symantec antivirus are both unable to launch and the error "The requested resource is in use" appears (see the screenshot).

While trying to access system restore the error message "The requested resource is in use. (0x800700AA)" appears. Additionally the Symantec Antivirus and Malwarebytes services are all stopped and are unable to be started.

I am able to boot into Safe Mode but when I try to boot into the Windows 10 Recover Environment I am unable to do so.

What can I do to remove this malware so these computers will be able to be used without having to reload the operating systems?

Malwarebytes errorSystem Restore errorStopped Windows services
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My spouse had installed web watcher in my PC. I want to uninstall it. How do I do it
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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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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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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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Anti-Spyware

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.