At any point in time, thousands of computer viruses, malware, adware, spyware and worms are circulating on the Internet.
Tens of millions of computer users with always-on broadband connections are ideal targets for identity theft, email attacks and malicious hacker programs.
We will ensure that you have effective anti-virus and anti-malware software to reduce the chances of infection. We will also advise on the best way of avoiding infection with emails, instant messengers, adult and gambling web sites, pop-up windows and file-sharing sites.
- Virus and Spyware Cleanup
- Cleaning an Infected System
- Preventing Virus Re-Infection
- Avoiding Viruses, Spyware and Malware
Allowing malicious programs to continue to operate on your computer can have a number of serious consequences, such as your IP address being used to commit crimes online or a whole host of secondary infections.
Hackers, scam artists, and others are constantly creating new and more tenacious programs designed to infect your system, and it’s a constant battle for computer repair technicians just to keep up.
Modern computer viruses are adept at avoiding detection even by careful users, and often can easily avoid off-the-shelf anti-virus and spyware programs once properly insinuated into your computer.
We are armed with experience, advanced tools, and expert advice from the lab to keep on top of even the newest and most stubborn computer viruses and malware.
Many viruses will install pieces of their programming throughout your computer, so that even if one piece is located and deleted, the other parts will still be lurking and able to download the rest of the code as soon as your computer reconnects to the internet.
Proper cleanup includes making sure that the viruses don’t return. In addition to a thorough cleanup process that checks for these tricks, we can also help you choose the best anti-virus and anti-spyware software to meet your needs and your budget.
Many viruses and spyware are programs that users intentionally install on their systems, not knowing the dangers associated.
We can help you learn safe browsing habits, which will keep you away from many of the spawning grounds for viruses in the first place. We can also help configure your anti-virus, anti-spyware and other software to make sure that bad programs get isolated and destroyed while beneficial ones are allowed to operate.