Posts Tagged ‘novirusthanks’

ThreatExpert – Generate Software Behavior Reports

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

This sounds pretty good in theory … but now I need a service to tell me if ThreatExpert is safe too.

There is always risk involved when you execute software on your local system. You can reduce that risk by updating your operating system regularly, running up to date security software or executing suspicious files in a sandboxed or virtual environment.


NoVirusThanks Anti-Rootkit Free

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

These lesser-known anti-virus programs make me nervous … sometimes free anti-virus programs end up being more of a threat than the viruses that they claim to keep out.

It sometimes pays of to occasionally scan a computer system with another virus scanner. We all know that no security software in the world can protect against every known threat. Even if the software catches 99,9% of all malicious files it still means that every 1,000th file slips through.