Malware (Adware, Spyware, Trojan, Worm, and Virus)

This chapter provides an introduction of malware (Malicious Software). Topics include types of malware: Adware, Spyware, Trojan, Worm, and Virus; common ways of malware infecting a clean system; malware symptoms of an infected system; common ways of malware executions; malware removal tools; identifying malware process; deleting malware program files.

What Is Malware (Malicious Software)?

Common Ways of Getting Infected

Common Symptoms of an Infected System

Common Ways of Malware Executions

Malware Removal by Anti-Virus Tools

Identify Malware Process Manually

Delete Malware Program Files Manually

Conclusion:

Table of Contents

 About This Windows Security Book

 Windows 8: System Security Review

 Windows 8: System Security Protection

 Windows 8 System Recovery

 Windows 8 Defender for Real-Time Protection

 Windows 7: System Security Review

 Windows 7: System Security Protection

 Windows 7 System Recovery

 Windows 7 Forefront Client Security

 Norton Power Eraser - Anti-Virus Scan Tool

 McAfee Virus and Malware Protection Tools

 Spybot - Spyware Blocker, Detection and Removal

 Keeping Firefox Secure

 Keeping IE (Internet Explorer) Secure

Malware (Adware, Spyware, Trojan, Worm, and Virus)

 HijackThis - Browser Hijacker Diagnosis Tool

 IE Add-on Program Listing and Removal

 "Conduit Search" - Malware Detection and Removal

 "Tube Dimmer", "Scorpion Saver" or "Adpeak" Malware

 Malware Manual Removal Experience

 Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal

 Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal

 VSToolbar (VSAdd-in.dll) - Description and Removal

 PWS (Password Stealer) Trojan Infection Removal

 MS08-001 Vulnerability on Windows Systems

 Antivirus System PRO

 References

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