• Stifler replied to the topic ANTIVIRUS-Yes or No? in the forum Malware 12 years, 11 months ago

    @Xen wrote:

    I see that you are using Threatfire. It’s an excellent tool and I have also used it for about an year but it takes a lot of system resources and makea the computer slow. Perhaps that’s the problem with you too.

    However I would just like to advice you not to use two firewalls( I see you are running both Zonealarm and Blackice). Just…

    [Read more]

  • Stifler replied to the topic ANTIVIRUS-Yes or No? in the forum Malware 12 years, 11 months ago

    Great post Xen! I couldn’t agree with you more, and thanks for the hosts file info; I learned something new!

    So anyways, I thought I’d share a bit more knowledge of my own that may be helpful to some people. I’ve never had any schooling on computers but I’ve been using them since EGA monitors, 286 processors, 4MB HD’s, 2400baud modems, DOS, and…[Read more]

  • We’ve discussed this very issue almost everyday of class at school for the past 2 or 3 weeks now. My teacher made a similar comment about there needing to be a big incident to get rid of MD5. But even so, she still relies on MD5 in her day job. She’s a juvenile prosecutor in my county who also heads up the cybercrime prosecutions and gathers…[Read more]

  • Thanks for the help. Next time I’ll have a bit more knowledge if anything like that ever happens again. I do have hijackthis installed on this machine but I’ve never had any problems with this one. It’s usually unplugged from the net unless I’m checking mail or coming to places like this or doing research for school work. Basicly it’s only online…[Read more]

  • Thanks for the input guys. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to fix the problem before it totally fried my motherboard and cpu, so now I’m coming to you from my laptop. Evidently the malware that I had was attached to the system BIOS on the motherboard before I ever installed anything or got on the net. That’s what I get for using a motherboard that was…[Read more]

Copyright ©2022 Caendra, Inc.

Contact Us

Thoughts, suggestions, issues? Send us an email, and we'll get back to you.


Sign in with Caendra

Forgot password?Sign up

Forgot your details?