Security is ever evolving — the moment a threat is borne, security researchers jump in to dissect the malware and derive a signature-based detection rule to pick up and hopefully thwart an infection. 2,143 more words
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What is a computer virus?
A computer virus also known as a malicious code is a malware, that is, when executed, it replicates by inserting copies of itself (possibly modified) into other computer programs, data files, or the boot sector of the hard drive; when this replication succeeds, the affected areas are then said to be “infected”. 663 more words
ANOTHER VOICE: From PCWorld: Bloatware: Why computer makers fill your PC with junk, and how to get rid of it
Before we get to pcworld.com’s take on bloatware—-which we have been telling you about forever……notice their FIRST headline, it’s all about the money. If you want that crap on your PC you’ll get it cheaper, because the makers of that junk pay good money to have their junk installed. 1,161 more words
Aside from your OS, the only things we add to your PC (that aren’t bios related, and Adobe reader is often necessary when installing some of the Bios updates), are a 30-day free trial for BitDefender Anti-Virus and a shortcut link to a 30-day free trial of Microsoft Office. 330 more words