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1answer
72 views

Strange ports on default install of W7

I have a base new install of windows 7, and when I went to look for something else I saw the attached netstat output. What concerns me is that this is Windows + Truecrypt + drivers, nothing else ...
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1answer
1k views

Anti-Malware Antivirus for Linux Web Server? [closed]

Does anyone have experience running anti-virus software on a Linux web server, especially CentOS, and what do you recommend? I'm interested in putting it on a web server we have as one more method ...
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2answers
628 views

Rootkit scanning

Are there any good services or ways to scan for rootkits and backdoors? I know there are rkhunter and chkrootkit but are they even ideal anymore? They never seem updated and look more like they were ...
0
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1answer
71 views

Good resource for evaluting AV and anti Malware software?

I am looking for good resources to use to compare the effectiveness of various antivirus/antimalware software solutions. In particular, I am comparing Windows Security Essentials against Symantec ...
0
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4answers
476 views

Portable Malware Scanning Software for Win2008

Is there any malware/spyware/virus scanning software that can be run via USB or other means to scan a windows server 2008? It needs to be something that does not need to be installed.
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4answers
138 views

Network Security Device/Software

We currently run Symantec Antivirus Corporate 10.2. The software is really easy to manage on a network but the actual virus detection isn't bad but the malware detection is crap. We recently were ...
1
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2answers
106 views

md5sum or sha1sum of legitmate microsoft system files

Is there a database or repository of the legitimate checksums for Microsoft system files? We think we have a 0day on DNS for Windows 2003 SP2 using IRC for command and control. (Latest McAfee does not ...
0
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4answers
341 views

Malware vs Viruses

Is there a legitimate technical difference between malware and viruses? I have looked at the Wikipedia entries but I am not really seeing the difference. Currently, I kind of feel like this is just ...
1
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8answers
993 views

anti-virus / malware solution for small non-profit network

I'm an IT volunteer at a local non-profit. I'm looking for a good AV/malware solution. We currently use a mishmash of different client solutions, and want to move to something centralized. There is ...
4
votes
4answers
942 views

Should I upgrade to Symantec Endpoint Protection? [closed]

I'm the IT manager at an animal shelter in Upstate New York. We have a Windows network with about 50 desktops running Windows XP Pro. We used to use CA eTrust Antivirus, but that product didn't work ...
2
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3answers
99 views

Suggestions requested on what to cover in seminar on `Recent Trends in Virus & Anti-virus Stratagies`

I'm going to give a seminar on "Recent Trends in Virus & Anti-virus Strategies" as a part of my course work in my Post Graduation. I got two months of time. So, I want to fully utilize this ...
0
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2answers
235 views

Symantec - Flagging every local HTML file on my computer as a virus

I just ran Symantec Anti-Virus and it's flagging literally every since HTML,PHP,ASP/ASPX file on my computer as a virus. That's nearly 600 files on my laptop. Can this be? How can a text file ...
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3answers
257 views

XP Pro SP3 unresponsive requires power down

New to serverfault, but searched google and the forums here and haven't found anything regarding my issue. I have two laptops in my network that are displaying similar issues. They are from different ...
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4answers
697 views

Updating Malware cleaning skills

I have seen some sites offering 'Malware University', training classes on getting rid of malware. Do you think that updating your malware removal skills (or arsenal) is necessary from time to time? ...
1
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11answers
262 views

Bad results from malware cleanup tools?

As there's already a wiki regarding cleanup tools, are there any tools that have given you negative results (i.e. made the system worse)?
4
votes
5answers
3k views

Best Open Source or Freeware Malware/Spyware/Antivirus with centralized management? [closed]

What are the best Malware/Spyware/Antivirus solutions? Several requirements for the solution: Open Source or Freeware Centralized Management Reporting and Remote Installation Think spybot / ...
4
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3answers
441 views

Some questions about the Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool (MRT)

Does this program automatically run? If so, when and how often? Is it automatically updated? How do you disable it? How can you tell if it is running? What versions of Windows is it installed on?