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How Can Hackers Hijack My PC? [MakeUseOf Explains]

How Can Hackers Hijack My PC? [MakeUseOf Explains] | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Malware is usually very specific in what it does to your PC, whether that’s displaying ads, taking over your browser homepage and search bar, or nagging you to pay for some fake anti-virus.
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Five free portable rootkit removers | TechRepublic

Five free portable rootkit removers | TechRepublic | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
The second you suspect a rootkit action must be taken immediately. Here are five apps that can help.
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How Does Spyware, Malware or Crapware Get on My Computer? - How-To Geek

How Does Spyware, Malware or Crapware Get on My Computer? - How-To Geek | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered how malware, spyware, scareware, crapware, or other undesirable software might get on a computer? First we’ll illustrate how easily your system can be infected, and then we’ll show you how to clean it up.
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Bleeping Computer - Computer Help and Discussion

Bleeping Computer - Computer Help and Discussion | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
A free web based community and discussion forum for answering Computer Help, Security, and Technical questions asked by the Novice Computer User...
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Malware Hunting? Checkout These 20 + Free Tools Designed To Destroy Tough Malware

Malware Hunting? Checkout These 20 + Free Tools Designed To Destroy Tough Malware | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
Choosing and using the right tool, which has been designed specifically for the job at hand, is obviously a levelheaded approach. Still, I’ll wager that you can conjure up more than one occasion wh...
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Beginner Geek: Scan Files for Viruses Before Using Them - How-To Geek

Beginner Geek: Scan Files for Viruses Before Using Them - How-To Geek | Techy Stuff | Scoop.it
To help avoid getting your computer infected by malicious software, it’s a good idea to scan files before executing them. Today we take a look at a couple of options that will let you scan files easily from your desktop.
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scan files for viruses

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