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Free Malware protection and removal information

Faisal Alani

On this page you will find links to various downloads for Malware removal tools, Malware protection and antivirus software as well as useful information about Malware and how to safeguard against it.

Malware downloads:

Free Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool
The Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool checks computers running Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, and Windows Server 2003 for infections by specific, prevalent malicious software—including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom—and helps remove any infection found. When the detection and removal process is complete, the tool displays a report describing the outcome, including which, if any, malicious software was detected and removed.

Free: Spyware Doctor 6 for Windows
Spyware Doctor is a top-rated malware & spyware removal utility that detects, removes and protects your PC from thousands of potential spyware, adware, trojans, keyloggers, spybots and tracking threats.

Malware Remover
Provides software products to protect the privacy and security of Windows computer users. MalwareRemover.com publishes software for securing your personal data, protecting and maintaining your privacy along with the Windows operating system.

Free: Malware Patrol
Malware Patrol is a free, automated and user contributed system for verifying URLs for the presence of Viruses, Trojans, Worms, or any other software considered Malware.

See our Security zone: malware testing

Other:

Useful information:

  • MalwareHelp.org
  • Microsoft Defining Malware: FAQ
  • Wikipedia: What is Malware?
    Malware, a portmanteau word from the words malicious and software, is software designed to infiltrate or damage a computer system without the owner's informed consent. The expression is a general term used by computer professionals to mean a variety of forms of hostile, intrusive, or annoying software or program code.
  • Online Guard: Malware Quick Facts
    Malware, short for "malicious software," includes viruses and spyware to steal personal information, send spam, and commit fraud. Criminals create appealing websites, desirable downloads, and compelling stories to lure you to links that will download malware – especially on computers that don't use adequate security software. But you can minimize the havoc that malware can wreak and reclaim your computer and electronic information.


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