Muth's Anti-Virus Help Page
Independent site with extensive FAQs, papers,
and other antivirus resources.
Information on the latest viruses, hoaxes,
anti-virus software, updates and cleaning
Antivirus news, information, online tests,
and useful downloads.
- AskMen.com - How
To: Keep Your Computer Virus-Free
Article with basic advice on virus prevention,
and a primer on computer virus terminology.
Systems Software - Virus Avoidance Advice
Advice for avoiding and recovering from
computer virus infections, mostly for users
of Micrsoft Windows. Includes links to many
free tools and other resources.
Red Worm Information and Removal
A simple and easy to follow tutorial on
what the Code Red Worm Virus is, how you know
if you have it, and how to get rid of it.
The canonical reference for computer virus
myths, hoaxes, and urban legends.
Viruses In Unix Networks
Paper which examines in detail the problem
of computer viruses as they relate to Unix
and Unix-like systems.
FAQs from the comp.virus newsgroup
Provides a standardized test file for
signature based virus detection software.
This file can be used to verify the correct
operation of antivirus software without unneccessary
exposure to viruses.
Institute for Computer Anti-Virus Research
Combines universities, industry, media,
technical, security, and legal experts from
civil and military government and law enforcement
as well as privacy protection organizations
whose objectives are to unite non-commercial
efforts against writing and proliferation
of malicious code like computer viruses or
Trojan Horses, and against computer crime
of Malicious Computer Programs
Long essay that describes harm done by
major computer viruses or worms, and discusses
the nonexistent or lenient punishment for
the authors or distributors of these malicious
project - software configuration guide
Configuration guides for many popular
antivirus and antitrojan packages
of Computer Viruses
A technically oriented history of computer
viruses by Robert M. Slade.
Stuff Works: Computer Virus
Multipart tutorial describes how computer
to Protect Against Computer Viruses
A tutorial on how to protect your computer
News and information about virus prevention,
the latest in IBM's research, virus alerts,
and lists of the latest hoaxes and hype.
of Virus Alerts
A free world-wide service run in the public
interest warning of Viruses as soon as they
appear, usually within a few hours.
Manual removal procedures for the Kak email
have fun with Eicar
Article showing how to test the effectiveness
of anti-virus heuristics using modifications
of the Eicar test file.
Information and removal instructions for various
viruses and worms designed to attack MSN Messenger.
Home Page - Gordon, Sarah
Various papers on computer viruses, computer
security, and ethics.
Home Page - Harrold, Robert
Massive collection of antivirus links and
Home Page - Szor, Peter
Research papers on computer viruses written
by Peter Szor. The site covers Windows viruses
and worms and the development of polymorphic
and metamorphic viruses.
Homepage - Ferrie, Peter
Various research papers on computer viruses
University Skeptical Antivirus page
A skeptical look at anti-virus protection.
Anti-Virus - An organization for independent
anti-virus researchers to facilitate communication,
collaboration, and public education. Publishs
and links to many papers written by independent
Tool to automatically send EICAR test files
in various formats to a given email address.
O'Leary's Anti Virus Resource site
An independent site with links to a wide
variety of antivirus information and download
sites. Includes links to free antivirus programs.
Bulletin - Independent Anti-virus Advice
Independent anti-virus journal and website
with advice, reviews and tutorials
Created to provide basic information about
viruses. Links to major anti-virus companies,
public services, software downloads, and updates.
WildList Organization International
Organization which maintains a fairly
comprehensive list of computer viruses which
are still found "in the wild".
Massive listing of tasks that may be running
on a Windows system at startup, including
tasks which may be created by viruses, worms,
spyware, and trojans