Information about Viruses

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Check if you have a worm
Instant Messaging threats
10 VIRUSES
On-line virus scanner
Links to anti-virus websites


Check if you have a worm
You can pick up worms and nasties in all sorts of ways. Visit the following website to download a tiny program TCPVIEW to see if you picked up anything during your internet travels!
http://www.sysinternals.com/ntw2k/source/tcpview.shtml

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Instant Messaging threats
Today, Instant Messaging (IM) is used on PCs, between smartphones, via WiFi or Bluetooth wireless connections, with gaming devices, and through infrared-compatible devices. The fact that a compatible client is all that's needed for an IM session means new prominence for IM as a target of attacks. For more information go to
Trend Micro Web site

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On-line Scanner for Viruses
If you would like to scan your computer for worms, viruses, Trojans and malicious code, visit HouseCall, Trend Micro's free, online virus scanner at:
http://housecall.trendmicro.com


Links to Anti-virus Websites

Site Description Web Address - Click to link to the site
Hoax News Hoax Slayer.com
Spyware News Spyware Guide
Phishing - description http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phishing
Symantec research http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/index.html
Hoaxes/scares http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/hoaxes

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