The Steps to Prevent a Virus on a Windows Computer

Prevention of a virus is much easier to accomplish than repair. When a computer breaks down, the entire system crashes and wipes out everything including the Windows   application. System. although sometimes Windows is not involved. It really depends upon the virus attacking the system. There are several steps of prevention   that are simple and reduce […]




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Spywarequake

Spywarequake Spywarequake Revealed Spyware softwares are regarded to be among the gravest plagues that have hit the 21st century computer generation. The spyware software has even exceeded the popularity of the computer virus outbreak. More so, the spyware software when activated on the computer system, is very difficult to detect as compared with the computer […]




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How to Remove the Conficker – Downadup – Kido Worm

The new worm blast that affects almost all Windows versions listens to the name of Conficker or Downadup or Kido. It is estimated that around 50000 computers per hour are being infected with the Conficker worm all over the world. This worm spreads itself by exploiting the Microsoft vulnerability MS08-067. It is a very clever […]




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Virus Evolution History Part 2 – Melissa and other executable worms

The powerful file interpreter scripts included in Microsoft Office gave to the virus creators an opportunity to be armed with the characteristics of worms. An example of this was Melissa worm, a Word macro virus with the characteristics of a worm, which infected documents created with the 97 and 2000 versions of Word. This worm […]




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Virus Evolution History – Part 1

In this article we will examine how the growth of Windows and Visual Basic affected the evolution of computer viruses, since along with the development of those two technologies we had the appearance of global virus epidemics, like the virus Melissa in 1999. While Windows were evolving as an application designed to facilitate the management […]




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