Malware is a menace, and it’s gaining prominence with each day.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014: Hackers today are not only becoming increasingly successful in finding new ways to break into computers, but achieving a one hundred per cent success rate at the same time. Cybersecurity firms are witnessing a rampant multiplication of cyberattacks categories that now range from malware and spyware to highly sophisticated breaches directed towards large businesses/enterprises. Today we bring you a list of 8 free tools to get rid of malware.
Anti-spyware and anti-virus program developed by Lavasoft that detects and removes malware, spyware and adware on a user’s computer.
2.Emsisoft Emergency Kit
The Emsisoft Emergency Kit contains a collection of programs that can be used without software installation to scan for malware and clean infected computers.
3.Norman Malware Cleaner
This simple and user friendly tool not only detects malicious software but also removes them from your computer. By downloading and running the program it will clean an infected system completely.
Shareware which can detect and remove spyware, adware, trojan horses, rogue security software, computer worms, rootkits, parasites and other potentially harmful software applications. Although it can detect malware, SUPERAntiSpyware is not designed to replace antivirus software.
Spybot Search & Destroy is a set of tools for finding and removing malicious software. The immunisation feature preemptively protects the browser against threats. System scans and file scans detect spyware and other malicious software and eradicates it.
Executable software, intended for users with advanced computer skills to run it only on occasions where a regular antivirus would not detect certain malware, or where an antivirus cannot update or otherwise function.
7.Microsoft Security Scanner
Free downloadable security tool that provides on-demand scanning and helps remove viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. It works with your existing antivirus software.
Made by Malwarebytes Corporation, it was first released in January 2008 and is available in a free version, which scans for and removes malware when started manually.
Saurabh Singh, EFYTIMES News Network