Tuesday, October 30, 2007

What is a Backdoor?

Backdoor is an independent program which has two components i।e. Server and Remote. Server component is installed on the victim system and remote component is the tool to control the victim system remotely. This is basically used for the hacking.

What is Adware and Joke or Prank?

A program that secretly gather personal information through the Internet and relay it back to another computer, generally for advertising purpose. This is often accomplished by tracking information related to Internet browser usage or habits.

Joke (Prank):

A program that change or interrupt the normal behavior of your computer, creating a general distraction or nuisance.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

What is Virrus,Worm,Trojan...??

What is a virus?
Virus is a malicious piece of software or code, which is written intentionally for the destruction of data or malfunctioning on computers. It doesn’t have its own entity. It has two prominent features i.e. execution and replication.

What is a worm?
A computer WORM is a self-contained program or set of programs that is able to spread itself to other computer systems (usually via network connections). Worms unlike viruses don’t patch themselves to the executables files. They work independently.

What is a Trojan Horse?
A Trojan Horse is a fake file that pretends to do something desirable but on execution it infects the system. It does malicious activity without the user’s knowledge.

Saturday, October 20, 2007

AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 7.5.488

Protect your computer from viruses and malicious programs

AVG Free Edition is the well-known antivirus protection tool. AVG Free is available free of charge to home users for the life of the product. Rapid virus database updates are available for the lifetime of the product, thereby providing the high level of detection capability that millions of users around the world trust to protect their computers. AVG Free is easy to use and will not slow your system down (low system resource requirements). Highlights include automatic update functionality, the AVG Resident Shield, which provides real-time protection as files are opened and programs are run, free Virus Database Updates for the lifetime of the product, and AVG Virus Vault for safe handling of infected files.
Version 7.5.488 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.

Avast Home Edition 4.7

Scan your computer for viruses, worms, and Trojan horses.

Avast Home Edition is a complete ICSA certified. Avast includes the following components: On demand scanner with skinnable simple interface, just select what do you want to scan in which way and press the Play button; On access scanner, special providers to protect the most of available e-mail clients; Instant messaging- ICQ, Miranda; Network traffic - intrusion detection, lightweight firewall; P2P protection for Kazaa, BitTorrent; Web shield - monitors and filter all HTTP traffic; NNTP scanner -scans all Usenet Newsgroup traffic and all operations with files on PC; Boot time scanner - scans disks in the same way and in the same time as Windows CHKDSK does.
Version 4.7.1043 improves Boot time scanner, adds support for few new packers, and fixes few small issues.

PC Tools AntiVirus Free Edition -

Protects your PC as you are working, surfing and playing
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