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This section provides articles, links to how to fix security problems. If there is a specific topic, it is included in the specific tools section.



Security Service Packs

Microsoft Top Security Service Packs and Security Rollup Packs
List all up-to-dated Microsoft products service packs and security rollup packs.

Virus/Worm Removal

What You Should Know About Download.Ject

Download details Download.Ject Payload Detection and Removal Tool

This worm propagates by exploiting the LSASS vulnerability. If your computer keeps shutting down, check this.
Check Your PC For Sasser Worm and Its Variants

Sasser (A-E) Worm Removal Tool (KB841720)

Symantec Security Response - W32.Sasser Removal Tool

Windows XP Users What to Do If Your Computer Has Been Infected by Sasser Worm

Mydoom is a mass-mailing worm that it will open a backdoor to mass mail as an attachment with the file extension .bat, .cmd, .exe, .pif, .scr, or .zip, or it will has DoS attack.
Check you PC for Mydoom and Doomjuice Worms

Mydoom (A, B) and Doomjuice (A, B) Worm Removal Tool (KB836528)

Blaster Worm FAQ

Symantec Webcast on W32.Blaster.Worm

Microsoft Windows Blaster Worm Removal Tool (KB833330)

Symantec Security Response - Tool to reset shellopencommand registry keys

Symantec Security Response - Tool to Remove 'DIR00000' Directories

Symantec's How-to's

Malware (Malicious-Logic Software) Removal

Symantec's How-to's

Free Online Virus Scan

The sources of virus in your computer are mostly getting from email or installing malware (malicious software). Antivirus software which have real-time scanning and auto virus signature update features is the must-have software to prevent from getting virus spread. It is a good idea not to open email directly in your email client by using email filter. We all know not to open strange email. However, there are increasing number of email containing virus are coming from your friends/co-worker/relatives. You should scan the attachments before open the files. Another great tip is to set antivirus program parameter in the unzip (uncompress) program to scan each file.

Trend Micro HouseCall
Trend Micro's free HouseCall virus scanner service displays a list of drives on your machine, allowing you to select which ones to scan.

McAfee FreeScan 
Based on the award-winning McAfee VirusScan engine, FreeScan searches for viruses, including the latest known "in the wild" viruses, and displays a detailed list of any infected files. FreeScan even provides links to give you more information about the virus and what you can do to clean your system.

Symantec Security Check 
Check to assess the vulnerability of your PC, virus detection and security scan.

Panda ActiveScan - Free online scanner
Panda ActiveScan eliminates viruses from your PC on-the-spot.

eTrust Antivirus Scanner
Computer Associates' world class antivirus online scanner.

eTrust Free PestScan Spyware Scanner
Computer Associates' Hidden Spyware Scanner

Kaspersky Online Virus Scanner
Scan for a suspicious file on your machine up to 1 MB size.

BitDefender Scan Online
BitDefender Scan Online is a fully functional antivirus product, with a web-based interface and featuring all required elements for remotely antivirus scanning and cleaning, providing the user with the option to automatically clean the infected files.

Parasite Detection

Parasite is a program that installed on your computer silently, and which does something not good to your computer.



HIGH VIRUS ALERT - 'Mydoom' Worm   

Scan your PC for viruses now!

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