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How can I catch a HTML/Iframe.B.Gen virus on windows 8.1?

Do I have to click ok on a dialog box (e.g. "Download this") or can it infect the computer without any action on my part (other than, say, visiting a site that has been hacked)? Will being a non ...
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Is it safe to download and burn a disc image on an infected PC?

My PC is infected. If I download and burn linuxmint.iso on the infected PC, will the CD become infected also?
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Can Malware damage to the files existing on the host? [closed]

I'm somewhat aware of Malware and their actions. And also know how to get rid of them and clean the machine. And about the Malware, we all know that Malware can spread in the form of a Worm or a ...
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ubuntu infected by something from windows

when sharing some files with one of my friends who uses windows, i found a suspicious file in his pen-drive, deleted from it, but after that my trash can shows its full, deleted everything , but its ...
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Am I attacked or just stupid?

I run a server using Debian Squeeze with several OpenVZ containers. The containers run mostly Squeeze, some Lenny, and some already updated to Wheezy. The host doesn't do that much beyond iptables and ...
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HP pavillion dv5400

If my computer has been infected is it possiable for the virus to partition itself in to the recovery as well as the hp tools, therefore remaining even after system recovery?
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Windows Security-Center service always disabled and Microsoft Security Essentials won't start [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get rid of malicious spyware, malware, viruses or rootkits from my PC? I'm not sure if I'm having some kind of infection on my mother's client. When I logged ...
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If I connect a USB drive to a PC with a rootkit, will the USB drive be infected as well? [closed]

I'd like to know if I run the risk of infecting a pendrive if I connect it to a PC with a rootkitted hard disk. Let's say I have a PC infected with the TDSS rootkit, and I run tdsskiller from a USB ...
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Can mp3 file contain a virus? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can avi files contain a virus? Can mp3 file contain an executable virus? I mean .mp3 files only (not .mp3.exe , not an .exe renamed to .mp3 and smtg like that).
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The site's security certificate is signed using a weak signature algorithm! can't access any HTTPS's site

I'm getting this error on any HTTPS page and can't even login here in SuperUser.com if I use chrome. You attempted to reach www.facebook.com, but the server presented a certificate signed using ...
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How to assert if I'm infected and how to remove [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? Hi all, My computer is acting funny lately, some symtoms: clicking things feels different. Normally I ...
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Can a computer be infected by malware through web browser?

Can a computer be infected when it accesses a malicious web page? Why is not a web browser 100% safe? What web resources, such as Java Script, Flash or a HTTP connection, can infect a computer?
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How to get infected with Antivirus 2010

I know that this is the exact oposite of the question most people ask as it is a royal pain to remove. I hope this isn't flagged as me wanting to infect other people. I know my mom almost installed ...
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Infected Computer Behavior Signs

I'm wondering if anything atypical of your computer can be a headsup for a virus/malware infection? If all of a sudden my sound panel is acting funny, can it be a sign of a virus? If I suddenly can't ...