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What Is A Computer Virus?

What Is A Computer Virus?

A computer virus is a special computer program that tries to replicate itself by modifying other computer programs and try to infect as much as it can. Computer viruses are unintended programs that generally run without user acceptance by hiding themselves. Computer viruses are created by hackers or Black Hat Hackers in order to gain … Read more

How To Install and Use ClamAV Antivirus Software In Linux, Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali, Fedora, CentOS, RHEL

Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali, Fedora, CentOs, RHEL are considered as virus free and advertised by open source advocates. This is a bit false but generally true assumption. Linux environment have very little viruses against Windows and MacOS. But Linux environment is not fully secure against. In this tutorial we will examine how … Read more

Yara – Identify and Classify Malware Samples

Yara is a popular open source tool used to identify and classify Malware Samples. It is motto is Swiss knife for malware researchers and everyone else. I think it deserves this because of its features. In this tutorial we will look some features of yara. Install Installation of Yara is very easy for Linux installations. … Read more

How To Secure Windows From Malware and Unwanted Executables With Applocker?

Windows ecosystem generally works with 3 party applications easily while installing and running them. This creates some risk especially for the novice users. Windows administrators generally want to restrict users applications and executables to make their operating system more secure. Windows recently launched a feature named AppLocker . As its name suggests it simply restricts the … Read more