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Sources for Computer Virus News Alerts

Sources for Computer Virus News Alerts

If your concerned about security and need to know the latest information about possible virus and malware threats, then take a quick look at the following list. The data from these sites is updated regularly and can help you keep ahead of an outbreak or attack.

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How To Do A Free Online Virus Scan

How To Do A Free Online Virus Scan

Do you think your computer might have been compromised? No anti-virus, no problem. You can do an online virus, spyware, and malware scan using some free tools on the web.

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Greeting Card Virus

Greeting Card Virus

A computer virus has been circulating as a “Greeting Card” email message. The message title contains the words “Greeting Card”, “E-Greeting”, “Christmas Card”, “Online Greeting”, “Greeting for you” or some variance thereof.

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Microsoft Plans to Give Away Anti-Virus Software

Microsoft Plans to Give Away Anti-Virus Software

Microsoft has recently announced their plans to release free software to protect against viruses, spyware, and malware.

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AVG Anti-virus Kills Critical Windows XP User32.dll File

AVG Anti-virus Kills Critical Windows XP User32.dll File

AVG anti-virus recently released an update to their virus definitions file which incorrectly detected a critical Windows file as being a Trojan horse program.

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UPS Virus

UPS Virus

A computer virus has been circulating as an email attachment. The “From” address indicates that the email came from a UPS representative. The virus is a zip file attachment with the names of “ups_invoice.zip” or “ups_tracking.zip”, or some variance thereof. The email is usually found to have the title of “UPS Tracking Number xxxxx” and states that a package you sent was not able to be delivered and that you are required …

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