The Sony rootkit creates a security problem on your system. Sony’s rootkit uninstaller installs software that can make your system vulnerable to security exploits as well. Here is how to remove the uninstaller.
The new AIM virus/Trojan installs the lockx.exe rootkit. The following tutorial describes how to uninstall it.
As the use of Microsoft’s new Beta antispyware increases, many users are reporting this error. Here are some hints for working around it.
Symantec antivirus will have a common false positive if a web page contains a particular type of text which is common in HijackThis logs. This tech-recipe explains and duplicates this positive positive.
When trying to delete spyware files, users will often get errors. Here is how to overcome the spyware’s protection over these files.
Spyware and spyware removal often will break your Internet connection. This tutorial contains some tips for correcting this issue.
Hijack This is a powerful tool against spyware. The following Tech-Recipes tutorial contains some useful hints for using it.
Some users, regardless of what you tell them, insist on logging off or shutting down public computers in common areas. If you would like to stop this from occurring, you can disable the Log Off and Turn Off Computer buttons on the Start menu.
Category Windows security
I have found that many spyware programs will hijack the Windows System Restore feature even if you have a good spyware removal program. (My favorite is SpySweeper.) This Tech-Recipes tutorial explains how to turn off System Restore which many spyware programs use to keep returning even if you have deleted them.