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Ubuntu 12 antivirus? [closed]

What is the best antivirus for Ubuntu if there is antivirus/rootkit/Antimalware for it? I haven't tried anything as I can't find what I need to get to make said system secure, I am running Ubuntu 12 ...
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In Windows 8.1, how to know if Early Launch Anti-Malware (ELAM) will work with the Anti-Virus Program?

When looking up about security in Windows 8 / Windows 8.1. I read here http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/dn168167.aspx (Securing the Windows 8 Boot Process) that Early Launch Anti-Malware ...
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Malicious ip/website blocked on a legitimate program

I'm fairly okay with PCs but when it comes to networking I'm quite lost with the details. My brother started up mount and blade war band napoleonic wars - an official game and played multiplayer and ...
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Antimalware Service Executable

I have or had Windows XP. Now receiving a pop-up window at the beginning of start-up. What is Antimalware Service Executable? should I click on the "Send Error Report" box below in this window? Is it ...
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What's the difference between “anti-virus”, “anti-malware” and “anti-spyware” tools?

Many products (such as Norton or McAfee) advertise as "anti-virus" tools or suites, while others advertise as "anti-malware" (like Malwarebytes), and even more as "anti-spyware" (Spybot S&D). Are ...
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How do I set Microsoft Security Essentials to prompt me on what to do when it detects a virus or malware?

How do I set MSE to prompt me on what to do when it detects a virus or malware? It seems that MSE's real-time protection only allows a default automated option when it detects a virus or malware. In ...
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Does Malwarebytes have a sleep mode?

A couple of days ago I started running Malwarebytes on my wife's PC. Finally, this morning I stopped it from running, after it had run for a little over 44 hours. That seems way longer than I've ...
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How do I get rid of a keylogger? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Computer is infected by a virus or a malware, what do I do now? I recently lost my access to my online gaming account. I had to report to customer service and they asked ...
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How is ThreatExpert Memory Scanner different from the likes of MalwareBytes, etc?

I understand that ThreatExpert Memory Scanner scans memory objects however is this not the same as what MalwareBytes does or any other anti-malware? http://www.threatexpert.com/memoryscanner.aspx
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Malwarebytes vs Anti-Virus? [closed]

What are the differences between Malwarebytes and a premium Anti-Virus? By premium, I mean anti-virus suites that isn't free (e.g. Norton and McAfee). Better yet, what are differences between ...
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Is there any reason to change the .exe file association on Windows?

A lot of viruses/malware these days hijack the .exe file association on Windows. The default value for an exe file is "%1" %*, which is fine. It launches the exe file with any arguments passed to it. ...
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Anti virus integration for Thunderbird?

Basic, newbie question: I am preparing to do a new system installation of Windows, and would like to setup Thunderbird for email. Since I am beginning with a clean slate, how should I setup my ...
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Hijack.StartMenu Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is a false positive?

I just ran the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware quick scan for the first time and it found: Registry Data Items Infected: ...
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Removing infected files after scanning with Malwarebytes' Anti Malware

Is it ok to remove the infected files after i scan my computer using Malwarebytes' Anti Malware? does it can't affect my files when i remove the selected infections?
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How to get a free full anti malware coverage on windows?

There are many specialized anti malware applications, namely: Anti-virus Anti-spyware Anti-malware Anti-rootkit And so on. What combination of free Windows tools would protect me from any sort of ...
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Is Microsoft Security Essentials a solid security suite [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Would Microsoft Security Essentials be adequate protection? With the release of Microsoft's new Free security suite; Microsoft Security Essentials, the question has to be ...