Comodo AV is a good program but very resource...
The same was said of the Norton AV. I found either Windows Defender or Panda AV are good enough for a modern PC, an i5. But Comodo is too resource intensive, especially if you set it to "heuristics" mode where it is monitoring every process in memory for suspicious activity.
That said, Comodo gets good marks as comprehensive with few false positives as of 2018. But Windows Defender has...
April 12th 19 05:41 AM
Virus writer's pain
On Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:48:25 +0100, David in Devon
I'm done. Going boating again. 'bye.
AKA "I'm going to get drunker now. See you when and if I wake
April 11th 19 03:36 PM
A good judge of character? :)
David in Devon posted for all of us...
On 13/03/2019 18:40, Commander Kinsey wrote:
On Wed, 13 Mar 2019 05:57:05 -0000, Diesel wrote:
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 01:33:51
GMT in alt.computer.workshop, wrote:
March 14th 19 09:41 PM
Anti-virus software needed for old AMD processor
Until earlier in the year I have successfully been running an old
computer with Windows XP Home Edition and a AMD processor (x86 Family 6
Model 8 Stepping 1 AuthenticAMD~1833 MHz), whatever all that means. I
have been running Avast Premium Internet Security for several years. To
all intents and purposes it seems to be running well but I noticed a
couple of days ago that the firewall was...
February 25th 19 10:38 AM
Israel silent as Iran hit by computer virus more...
Israel silent as Iran hit by computer virus more violent than Stuxnet
Tehran strategic networks attacked, Hadashot TV says, hours after Israel
revealed it tipped off Denmark about Iran murder plot, and days after
Rouhani’s phone was found bugged
31 October 2018
Iranian infrastructure and strategic networks have come under attack in
the last few days by a computer virus similar to Stuxnet...
November 1st 18 02:21 AM
Win9x/me security vs NT
Virus Guy Mon, 17
Sep 2018 00:04:33 GMT in alt.comp.virus, wrote:
Windows 98 se, out of the box, can handle 512 mb of ram. In fact,
when installing 98se unless you modify some of the installation
files the system must not have more than 512 mb of ram. Once
installed, and some vcache settings are changed, the hard upper
limit in terms of installed ram is something like 1.195 mb of...
October 27th 18 10:02 AM
Does Symantec own 188.8.131.52-89....
Can anyone here confirm that this netblock:
Block start 184.108.40.206
End of block 220.127.116.11
is owned by Symantec as follows:
Block name SYMANTEC-NET
AS number 31122
October 16th 18 03:01 AM
Won't update now. Can't connect to server message.
I checked the SAS forum and couldn't even get into the Forum from their home
Any ideas on what is going on?
October 8th 18 04:36 PM
Explosive Report Details Chinese Infiltration...
On Thu, 04 Oct 2018 10:21:38 -0400, Virus Guy wrote:
Explosive Report Details Chinese Infiltration Of Apple, Amazon And The CIA
It's the only way they can monitor what the Russians are up
to. Russian security is far too solid, so they monitor one of its
Don't be evil - Google 2004
October 5th 18 12:42 PM
Does gmail not accept password-protec...
I recently tried to send someone @ gmail a rar file as an attachment.
The file was about 10k. It's a small (about 50 kb) xml file. I used
winrar (offhand not sure what version I've got - there's no intuitive
way to see the version). I used the password option and also encrypted
the file name.
Gmail said this:
Your message was rejected by gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com for the
September 26th 18 12:00 AM
ATTN Buffalo: SWB question...
On Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:21:46 -0400, Autumn wrote:
I have noticed recently that SWB routinely leaves 234 items in Firefox
unprotected. I have tried searching on the web for a solution...but
cannot find anything recent. This happened once before some time ago
and I remember it to be an easy fix.
AFAIK this behavior is caused by immunization with Spybot Search &
August 17th 18 05:59 PM
VirusTotal gets to make a dent in the security of...
Tuesday, 19 June 2018
Launching VirusTotal Monitor, a service to mitigate false positives
One of VirusTotal’s core missions is to empower our antivirus
partners. By building better tools to detect and study malware,
VirusTotal gets to make a dent in the security of billions of users.
July 12th 18 03:05 PM
kaspersky rescue disk
On Wed, 30 May 2018 18:54:51 -0400, John B. Smith
On Tue, 29 May 2018 16:25:54 -0300, Shadow wrote:
On Mon, 28 May 2018 19:57:39 -0400, John B. Smith
maybe there was something wrong with the Rescue 10 iso I downloaded
twice. I'll try downloading it again in a week or so, see if anything
June 1st 18 04:38 PM
Best antivirus for Windows 95?
I happen to be into collecting and restoring older machines and recently I
came across an old Pentium 166 machine running Windows 95.
I don't have any old versions of antivirus software and am curious to know
what the best antivirus for Windows 95 was or is.
February 25th 18 03:43 PM
SWB-15 New for IE
SpyWareBlaster def update.
Just got it today.
January 8th 18 04:53 PM
Questions about Spectre / Meltdown CPU...
Is there a definative list of CPU models that are affected by Spectre /
The most "detailed" explanation I can find is:
"every processor since 1995 (except Intel Itanium and Intel Atom before
2013)" is affected by Meltdown"
January 4th 18 01:58 PM
Avast Free -Program Update
Just got one today in case you have your's set to manual.
Version: 17.9.2322 Build: 17.9.3761.0
December 21st 17 04:28 PM
This week's Kaspersky Rescue Disk comes with...
MD5 = 9b20972d9579d06b71fb49bbde3129e6
"Databases are corrupted. It is recommended to use the latest version
of Kaspersky rescue Disk".
Three "latest" later, all have the same MD5 . And I compared
December 21st 17 11:00 AM
More PROMISES of VIOLENCE From Guess Who?...
Nov 2017 08:34:58 GMT in alt.privacy.spyware, wrote:
This psychopath has little else on his mind but BRAGGING and
wishing VIOLENCE on someone.
Which is why you opt for posts several years upto several decades
December 2nd 17 02:58 AM
Kaspersky admits to hacking NSA
Today's news. Nothing but spam about Dustin on this board anymore?
The head of Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab confirmed that his company's anti-virus software copied hacking tools from the National Security Agency to its servers but promptly deleted them upon learning of their existence, per...
October 25th 17 05:55 PM
DuckLiar: 2000: "I Have HIGH Gov't Security:...
Like Judge Judy says, if you're gonna be a liar, you better have a
damn good memory.
Again, DuckStools maintains his position as The Biggest F'kn Liar On
In this first post of his made in 2000 he stated:
"...I have security in some very high military plants for computer
related activities related to my job. I actually hold valid security
October 6th 17 01:28 PM
On Sat, 30 Sep 2017 09:52:32 -0600, "Buffalo"
"Autumn" wrote in message
Do you actually use IE? Seems IE is the only system that SWB gets def
October 1st 17 03:57 PM
"ShadowBrokers" Hacking Group Launches Subscription Service Selling
May 19, 2017
The hacking group known as 'The Shadow Brokers' is pushing a monthly
subscription service offering members top secret information including
"compromised network data" from the nuclear and ballistic missile
programs of Russia, China, North Korea and Iran.
May 20th 17 02:10 PM
Wana Crypt Fix ?
Just read this and thought others may want to know about it.
May 20th 17 01:09 AM
AVG Free vs. AVAST Free
I'm considering AVG Free
or Avast Free
Any comments or recommendations? Perhaps a third...
May 15th 17 01:26 PM
NSA DoublePulsar malware has infected 36,000...
NSA DoublePulsar malware has infected 36,000 computers
A report by BleepingComputer’s Catalin Cimpanu, using research from the
cybersecurity firm Below0Day, has identified a large number of
infections stemming from an NSA-developed malware downloader. Called
DoublePulsar, the malware was first identified in the most recent Shadow
Brokers dump of...
May 10th 17 02:06 PM
WikiLeaks Reveals "Archimede...
WikiLeaks Reveals "Archimedes": Malware Used To Hack Local Area Networks
May 5, 2017 8:55 AM
In its seventh CIA leak since March 23rd, WikiLeaks has just revealed
the user manual of a CIA hacking tool known as ‘Archimedes’ which is
purportedly used to attack computers inside a Local Area...
May 5th 17 01:28 PM
(OT) The anontard did claim I was arrested for...
As RAID he hosted a Web page that was filled with viruses. He
posted its URL again and again in Usenet groups, inviting others to
download not only his own half-assed poorly written viruses, but
those of others, such as the Love Bug and the Melissa virus. It was
Melissa which was his downfall. It was his arrest for this and the
May 3rd 17 04:05 AM