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  • Doug Muth's Anti-Virus Help Page
    Independent site with extensive FAQs, papers, and other antivirus resources.
  • Anti-virus HelpGuide
    Information on the latest viruses, hoaxes, anti-virus software, updates and cleaning tools.
  • Antivirus World
    Antivirus news, information, online tests, and useful downloads.
  • - How To: Keep Your Computer Virus-Free
    Article with basic advice on virus prevention, and a primer on computer virus terminology.
  • Burton 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.
  • Code 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.
  • Computer Virus Myths
    The canonical reference for computer virus myths, hoaxes, and urban legends.
  • Computer Viruses In Unix Networks
    Paper which examines in detail the problem of computer viruses as they relate to Unix and Unix-like systems.
  • comp.virus Newsgroup FAQs
    FAQs from the comp.virus newsgroup
  • EICAR test file
    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.
  • European Institute for Computer Anti-Virus Research (EICAR)
    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 and fraud.
  • Examples 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 programs.
  • #hackfix project - software configuration guide
    Configuration guides for many popular antivirus and antitrojan packages
  • History of Computer Viruses
    A technically oriented history of computer viruses by Robert M. Slade.
  • How Stuff Works: Computer Virus
    Multipart tutorial describes how computer viruses work.
  • How to Protect Against Computer Viruses
    A tutorial on how to protect your computer against viruses.
  • IBM's Antivirus Research
    News and information about virus prevention, the latest in IBM's research, virus alerts, and lists of the latest hoaxes and hype.
  • Index 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.
  • Kak removal instructions
    Manual removal procedures for the Kak email worm
  • Lets have fun with Eicar
    Article showing how to test the effectiveness of anti-virus heuristics using modifications of the Eicar test file.
  • MSN Messenger Viruses
    Information and removal instructions for various viruses and worms designed to attack MSN Messenger.
  • Personal Home Page - Gordon, Sarah
    Various papers on computer viruses, computer security, and ethics.
  • Personal Home Page - Harrold, Robert
    Massive collection of antivirus links and news.
  • Personal 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.
  • Personal Homepage - Ferrie, Peter
    Various research papers on computer viruses
  • Softpanorama University Skeptical Antivirus page
    A skeptical look at anti-virus protection.
  • Team 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 researchers.
    Tool to automatically send EICAR test files in various formats to a given email address.
  • Tim 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.
  • Virus Bulletin - Independent Anti-virus Advice
    Independent anti-virus journal and website with advice, reviews and tutorials
  • Virus or Hoax?
    Created to provide basic information about viruses. Links to major anti-virus companies, public services, software downloads, and updates.
  • The WildList Organization International
    Organization which maintains a fairly comprehensive list of computer viruses which are still found "in the wild".
  • Windows Startup Tasks
    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
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