Friday, February 5, 2010
Malicious software, also known as malware, is software that’s designed to intrude your privacy with your computer without you knowing. You are lucky if all it does is annoy you instead of steal your confidential information. Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool is a free tool that checks Windows computers for prevalent malicious software like Trojans, worms, and other malware. However, it is not a replacement for an antivirus program because it is more focus on particular malware like Blaster, Sasser, or Mydoom. You can find the complete list of malware that it can detect and remove by clicking the link below this article. Microsoft releases an update every second Tuesday of the month and you can automatically download and install newest versions by setting “Automatic Updates” to Automatic. It usually runs in the background and notifies you if an infection is found.
Posted by HDY at 2:32 PM