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Questions tagged [antivirus]

Antivirus software tries to guard your computer from computer viruses and other malicious software. Either prophylactic by denying the virus to run or after the infection by trying to remove the malicious parts.

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AiroAV - Antivirus by a malware company, does anybody use it?

I was looking for an antivirus for my mac, Found AiroAV as one of the advertised antivirus software for mac. But then I read this article : AiroAV is malware Is it legit? or is it really owned by ...
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Any recommended software to remove kiratos ransomware?

I don't have much idea about ransomware, but today my cousin laptop got infested with Kiratos ransomware. Any help will be appreciate. NOTE: I am not much aware how to ask question here on ...
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Security solution for prosumer

I need to protect two machines, both are running W10; one is my work PC and the other a gaming PC. Actually Im running GData Is on both, but it seems it is draining more resources at every update, and ...
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which antivirus should i use to fasten my windows 10?

My laptop got very slow.It is running on Microsoft Windows 10. I think using antivirus could fix this. So which antivirus should i use ?
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Free lightweight Antivirus for old computers

A friend has a very old Toshiba laptop running windows 7 SP1, 32 bit, 4 GB of ram. He really does not use it so he doesn't need a newer one, and it's surprisingly fast for an old laptop. He brought ...
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Virus scanner as a service

I am looking for a commercial-grade cloud antivirus solution with an API that can be programmatically called to scan user-uploaded files. It should Use a known scanning engine (or multiple) Be GDPR ...
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Software to tell whether a file has been “encrypted” by a ransomware attack

I know there are many companies that say that they can help to recover from ransomware attack or can detect and protect. What I am curious about is, can we find out whether a file has been attacked, ...
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Software that can detect spyware and keyloggers

Are there any software that can detect spyware and keyloggers in my computer? The program should be able to check any programs that scan key presses and any programs that take screen capture and ...
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Open source antimalware software for macOS

I'm looking for good categorically open source software for macOS. I did not use the term "antivirus", because I refer to software that can protect not only from viruses, but also from other types ...
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Comprehensive secutiry solution

I was given the task to find a comprehensive security solution for our IT systems. The solution should include the following: -> Central control -> Antivirus -> Anti theft -> Remote ...
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Free/OpenSource Antivirus Software for Windows 10 PC

I need some recommendation on free or open source antivirus software for Windows 10. Can anyone tell me about it? Thanks
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Looking for an adware removal tool [closed]

Hi friends I am looking for a good adware removal tool Any suggestions ?
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Antivirus for Linux machines [duplicate]

Is there a free antivirus for Linux (I am using Ubuntu) that contains a sandbox and is tested to be effective? I especially need a sandbox because sometimes when an unknown file is downloaded, I can ...
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Tutorial virus for apprenticeship

There's an excellent answer on SuperUser on how to remove a virus. I now want my trainees to not only understand that theoretically but turn it into practice. Therefore I'm looking for a quite ...
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Can anyone suggest an Anti-malware app for Android?

I am aware of the fact that opinion based questions are not allowed, so I will tell you exactly what I expect from the app, and no vague terms like best or good will be used. The app must have: ...
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Good free antivirus for Windows 10

I want suggestions for a good free antivirus (Avast/Avira....) for my HP Probook (Win 10 Pro) laptop. For the last 7-8 years I have been using Linux. So don't have much practical knowledge about ...
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Alternative to clamav that works with amavisd-new (no architecture restrictions)

This may sound like a duplicate of Free ClamAV alternative working with Amavis on Linux ARMHF but in reality my ultimate needs are slightly different in that I don't have an armhf restriction. ClamAV,...
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User-Friendly and Fast Alternative to Avast! Antivirus

Note: I am aware this may seem similar to "Antivirus for Windows (to replace Avast Antivirus) meeting specific requirements" I have been using Avast! Free Antivirus for quite some time on Windows 10, ...
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Antivirus for Linux Mint?

I am looking for some free antivirus software for a machine running Linux Mint. (n.b. I'm still a bit new to Linux, I have read somewhere that Linux usually doesn't need antivirus, but I'd like to ...
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Light antivirus that doesn't interfare with Windows firewall

My laptop system is Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit (Intel Core i3 CPU). Most of the antivirus programs slows the system. I've been using Avast free antivirus for a while but then it turned out that Avast ...
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Windows XP antivirus for AMD Sempron processor

I'm looking for free AV software that runs under Windows XP on an AMD Sempron 3000+ (1,99 GHz) processor. The machine was running AVG but that version expired, and the new one crashes on install, ...
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Tool to remove malware from laptop?

I don't know how to remove such malware form PC. Because when I click anywhere in the web page, that click creates a new tab and show a new website, totally ads. I have cleaned by PC with Windows ...
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Recommendations for Anti-Virus and Firewall

I am running a new instillation of Windows 7 on my personal computer and would like some advice/recommendations on free anti-virus and firewall programs for a system where users will be engaging in ...
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Business Antivirus/Network Security Software for Windows Server

I run a multiplayer gaming network that deals with the backend stuff such as server listings and accounts, and I am moving it from Amazon Web Services to a dedicated server running VMs. I never took ...
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Malware and Antivirus scanner for web servers (free alternative to ISPProtect)

In short what ispprotect does: "ISPProtect is a Malware and Antivirus scanner for web servers. It contains a signature based scan engine and a heuristic scan engine to detect Malware in websites, ...
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Free open source antivirus for Windows [closed]

I'm looking for some reliable and free antivirus that's open source. I've come across ClamAV, but according to few websites, it is not that good. Any other suggestions?
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USB antivirus scanner

I'm using Avast for protecting my PC but it could not detect and repair the damage caused by viruses to my removable drives. In the meanwhile it also fails to detect several USB threats. So I need ...
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Malware and Virus Scanning Software with a Programmable API for live scanning file bytes

We have built an upload filter module with the Native IIS Api in C++. It's purpose is to prevent blocked file extensions and infected files from being uploaded via IIS websites to the server. The ...
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Antivirus which removes the CryptoLocker trojan

I am looking for antivirus working in windows (7/8/8.1/10) which is able to remove Cryptographer virus completely. Can you recommend an antivirus which kills this Trojan that encrypts the files?
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Are there any single-server anti-virus solutions for Windows?

Currently, I'm maintaining three (intentionally) independent Windows 2012 web servers. I'm using Sophos Server Endpoint Protection on each server. What bothers me is that Sophos (and all other anti-...
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Android Antivirus/Antimalware that respects privacy

I would like recommendations on the following software requirements: Must have: Android antivirus/antimalware Does NOT request permissions to access location (coarse or fine) Does NOT request ...
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Android app to scan a file on multiple antivirus engines using current definitions

I am looking for a gratis android app that will scan a file on multiple antivirus engines using current definitions. What I've tried: VirusTotal by VIRUSTOTAL - Only scans installed apps VirusTotal ...
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Antivirus for Windows (to replace Avast Antivirus) meeting specific requirements

Avast Antivirus historically has one of the highest rates of false positives of all antivirus products tested by AV-Comparatives. Avast Antivirus also has a history of connecting with Google servers ...
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Free ClamAV alternative working with Amavis on Linux ARMHF

ClamAV is a virus scanner engine which a.o. works together with Amavis to check incoming mail for viruses. Unfortunately, it has two disadvantages: high resource consumption, and not the best ...
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Which virtualization applicaton is compatible with regular antiviruses?

I know that such soft as BitDefenter or Kaspersky will not work under VirtualBox. I know also that there are some specific kinds of antiviruses designed specifically for work under virtual enviroments,...
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Is there an alternative to deepfreeze?

I am managing 20 units computer rental shop running in Windows 7, which primarily caters online gaming like DOTA 2, League of Legends, Crossfire, RAN Online, etc which is being updated constantly ...
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What is a good free/open source virus/malware/etc. scanner for use on a Linux server, which also checks for Windows threats?

Since it is a server whose visitors will likely be Windows based clients, the antivirus should also check for Windows threats (in addition to checking for threats to the server itself)? In particular,...
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Substitute for ClamXav [closed]

Now that ClamXav has gone commercial, I would like to replace it with something else (I'm on a tight budget). ClamXav is a Mac OS X app for anti-virus detection and protection. Uses the ClamAV engine....
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Android Anti-Virus that is ONLY on-demand

Can anyone recommend an Android AntiVirus (virus/malware scanner) app that DOES NOT perform any real-time scans? In other words, it must only perform it's scanning on-demand, and never load itself ...
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Free antivirus without firewall [duplicate]

What antivirus would you recommend for me to use on my personal computer at home? I used to run Linux, but nowadays, I have to use Windows 7 because of changes at work, therefore, I don't know what ...
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A trustworthy Free Open Source Software kit for computer security [closed]

I need some advice on a software kit that I can trust to help secure my computer. It should: Be free and open source Support Anti-Virus/Malware Protection Provide full disk encryption and file ...
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Bootable Antivirus software suite for windows OS (can be linux based)

Is there any [preferably] bootable software suites that help to clean computers in one go, or are bundles of programs? My first thought on this topic was to find Linux based live CD with required ...
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Free Windows AntiVirus with Least RAM Usage

I have an older windows machine and I'm looking for a free antivirus program which uses the least amount of RAM for their background monitoring process. I'm not concerned with their consumption when ...
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Antivirus software for a small business

I'm looking for Windows Antivirus software for a small business (less than 50 people) with approximately 40 Windows desktops/laptops/servers. We're currently running Kaspersky Endpoint Security (...
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Gratis antivirus for Windows 7 x64 requiring little attention

I know that there is similiar question, but I'm unable to use Microsoft Security Essentials. I have new PC with 8 GB of RAM and i7. It has freshly installed Windows 7 x64 and basics drivers. I ...
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A Free Antivirus Software That Asks Before Deletion or Block

I recently used AVG and BitDefender, but both programs block or delete harmful files without asking me. I want an antivirus program that checks but no matter what, I need to give confirmation before ...
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Best antivirus/anti malware software for mac?

I am looking to get a mac and was wondering what antivirus/anti malware programs would be best to use to protect my computer? I need it to: Be free, or very cheap (no more than than $15-20/month) ...
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Free antivirus for Windows XP that runs silently

I'm looking for a free (gratis) antivirus program for Windows XP that runs silently. By silently, I mean that I want a program that will automatically start, update itself, and scan without bothering ...
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Gratis antivirus software (accessible by screen readers) without pop-up ads

I’m helping a friend installing and setting up Windows 7. As I have no experience with Windows, I wonder which antivirus software (real-time protection) I should install. It must be gratis. It needs ...
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Remote Workstation Management

I have a small number (less than 5) of standalone workstations (currently running windows 7) for staff who are based in India. I have 3 requirements to solve here. I need to lock down their systems ...