Viruses

I'm not working on an Institute PC, but I think I have a virus. What do I do? The first thing you need to do is establish whether or not AntiVirus software is installed on your personal computer. Think about the reasons you believe you have...

One of the best ways to protect yourself from a virus is to know something about the way they work. By learning how to be a smart computer user in your own right, you can successfully navigate around a majority of the infectious material that lurks...

Discovering that a computer virus has infected your PC or your work files can induce a lot of anxiety; it may even cause you to panic. Our best advice? Try to relax yourself, chances are you're not going to lose any work and your machine will remain...

What's a hoax message?
Hoax E-mail messages distribute false, often disturbing, information designed to trick recipients into passing the same note onto other E-mail users. On the surface this does not sound like a terribly threatening or...

In common usage the word 'virus', when applied to computing, has been shaped to encompass an array of entities of a generally malicious nature. Technical professionals in the field of virus detection and eradication often take the common grouping...