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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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No permitions for administrator, RPC terminated unexpectedly error

Looks I got virus. Symptoms: My all PC users can't copy files using copy/paste. Copy works, but paste -not. My Anti-Malware tool looks damaged and doesn't starts. All users event admins has no ...
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Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service has failed

My windows XP machine becomes very slow. And started to show message : This system is shutting down. Please save all work in progress and log off. Any unsaved changes will be lost. This ...
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How do worms spread across networks? [closed]

I got asked by one of our sales people whether is it possible that a virus can spread across networks, VLANs or subnets? I answered that virus mostly likely won't, but worms might. But when asked ...
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Possible moneybookers malware?

I am Mac user and few minutes ago I had to check my network traffic with tcpdump and I was surprised of the output. I send tons of requests to g1.moneybookers.com From what I see I send more than one ...
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Task manager won't start after nasty virus

Had a nasty virus. Got a trojan through a patch to a game I have played a lot (world of tanks). The trojan was named Win32: Patched-ZX. Which opened up for several rootkit(according to AV) and 3 worms ...
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Worm doesn't permit me facebook/yahoo access

I've a strange behaviour on my laptop, probably a worm. I can't reach Facebook (there are also other site with blocked access, like yahoo) because every time I write Facebook's URL I'm forwarded to ...
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if an outdated, vulnerable but clean Windows machine is connected to network behind router, can it be detected and attacked?

suppose the machine is clean of all malware but not in any sense updated, patched, secured etc. Suppose I connect it to the internet from behind wireless router with the intent of using it only on a ...
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Impossible new virus [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? I have been hit by an absolutely impossible new virus. Only in the past 3 months or so the internet has ...
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What are the top reasons Macs are much less likely to get viruses/worms/trojans?

I ask in seriousness. Please do not post answers like, "because Windows sucks!" Why do Macs pretty much never get viruses/worms/trojans, in comparison to Windows? Is one reason the rwx permission ...
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Windows XP Home issuing about 20 ARP requests a second

I have been asked to remotely fix a family member's computer that is running "slow". I've had them run any number of S&D and AVG scans, even in safe mode, but they find nothing of interest. In ...
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worm.win32.netsky virus: how to get rid of on Windows XP?

How to get rid of worm.win32.netsky virus on Windows XP?
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Fedora Linux keeps doing DNS requests to random sites

I have Fedora 12 Linux on my laptop with all the latest security updates installed. But when I open wireshark and view only dns requests (by adding a dns filter), I notice that my laptop keeps doing ...
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Worms vs Virus what's the difference? [closed]

I don't understand very well the difference between viruses ans worms, it seems that worms don't need any host to duplicate himself. But somebody can explain it? It means that a worm IS a soft? and ...