T2W - Security and Virus Information

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Old Jul 29, 2004, 11:58am   #33
 
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Virus Tutorial

Found a reference to this in Langa this morning
http://www.cknow.com/vtutor/index.htm
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Old Jul 29, 2004, 11:09pm   #34
 
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Sygate update

Sygate build update 5.5 build 2637

http://smb.sygate.com/news/nwsdownload.htm
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Old Jul 30, 2004, 10:20pm   #35
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Well done Rosso, excellent thread. Not much to add, except I would echo oatman's recommendation of SpywareGuard and SpywareBlaster (add links/references in the main post?) - I run these in conjunction with Zone Alarm, Avast and Ad-Aware. If nothing else, anybody who connects to the internet from a Windows PC - especially non-dialup users - should have an effective firewall: it really is essential.

BTW the site on the link for AV software comparison doesn't seem to have any such information - does anyone know of another?

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Old Jul 31, 2004, 7:15am   #36
 
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I've been keeping a look out for some comparison tests but there doesn't seem to be anything that's independent or "scientific" enough.
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Old Jul 31, 2004, 9:11am   #37
 
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Windows Critical update

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-025
Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (867801)

Issued: July 30, 2004
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Old Aug 4, 2004, 9:27am   #38
 
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AVG and other antivirus

I recently posted on PcPitstop http://pcpitstop.ibforums.com/index.php?showtopic=59760 that there seemed to be more posts lately from people using AVG getting viruses etc which were not being cleaned. AVG is very popular, but I had my doubts after our "Hitler" poster got into this forum and I copped a couple of nasties. I switched to AntiVir after that.
I've been trying to find some comparisons of antivirus programmes but all reports fail to compare properly. Out of all this someone posted this link http://www.suggestafix.com/index.php...T&f=16&t=11185 which I have seen before but I lost it
Just thought some of you might be interested
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Old Aug 4, 2004, 9:52am   #39
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cheers Oaty Norton is up for renewal, so think I'll now take a peek at the top 2 recommends on his hit list!!...good stuff!
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Old Aug 5, 2004, 5:46pm   #40
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Zone Alarm - new update and Norton

I run Norton AV and Zone Alarm (free version) and a little while ago when I updated to ZA Version 50_590 it caused a conflict with Norton when scanning e-mails so I uninstalled and reverted to the older ZA version 45_594. I think there was a mention in a thread here but I cannot find it right now. It was also discussed on PcPitstop forums.

Now there is a newer Zone Alarm V51_011. Any idea if this problem has been resolved?
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