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Windows 7: Where can i get different viruses?

15 Nov 2009   #11
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Good, was just about to inquire about that. thanks for the clearup.

MSE and G-Data and would Malwarebytes count?


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15 Nov 2009   #12
sergiogarcia9

 

I havent been in to security much But wouldnt both Internet Security apps and Anti Virus apps detect the viruses when downloaded to my HDD?


edit: never mind, found out
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15 Nov 2009   #13
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

Most AV suites will include some form of Web shield system to help protect against drive by infections though most will simply block, report, and request confirmation as to what you, the user, wishes to do with the file.

If you decide that the files are acceptable to download then it will allow this and normally allow you to mark them as safe for future download, (not a good thing in my opinion - the current file may be OK the next instance may not)

I have several files that due to their nature always trigger my AV sweeps as suspicious via heuristic analysis ( my use for these is in unlocking users systems in the process of my work )
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15 Nov 2009   #14
Qdos

 

One of the best sources of virals is to grab a number of keygens which can be found on various websites and software piracy forums (and no, I'm mentioning no names or links here!)

I know of no infections which physically fry hardware, as mentioned earlier in the thread, all such rumours are mentions by people whose kit failed for other reasons, or are perhaps not capable of disinfecting their machines competently.

That said, isn't it simpler to look at websites which already announce tables for you to make comparisons between the various security products the market offers?
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15 Nov 2009   #15
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hackerman1 View Post
DarkNovaGamer: any good URL´s you can share ?
You wish.
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16 Nov 2009   #16
TehWall

Windows 7 32-Bit
 
 

Go to google and search for fake anrivirus software. Lookup terms like "Antivirus 2009/2010" and other terms.

Just go around downloading it no matter what it is.

Try and get infected with several downloaders.
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16 Nov 2009   #17
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sergiogarcia9 View Post
Ok, so far i have got a collection of AV;

Avast AV Pro
AVG Internet Security 9.0
Avira AntiVir Premium 2009
Kaspersky Anti virus & Internet security
Norton 360 Premier Edition 2009 v3 5 2 11
Norton Anti Virus 2008
IObit Security 360 v1.01 PRO
Panda Antivirus Pro 2010

Let me know if you know any that might be worth testing
Hi Sergio, please add Vipre antivirus and NOD32 antivirus in the list.

BTW, if you need some nasty malware samples, IM me on WLM.
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16 Nov 2009   #18
sergiogarcia9

 

Added yours, Dinesh

Avast AV Pro
AVG Internet Security 9.0
Avira AntiVir Premium 2009
Kaspersky Anti virus & Internet security
Norton 360 Premier Edition 2009 v3 5 2 11
Norton Anti Virus 2008
IObit Security 360 v1.01 PRO
Panda Antivirus Pro 2010
Eset NOD32 Anti Virus
Vipre Antivuris




Still open for suggestions, but please give me a trial download link if you post a suggestion.
Thank you.


- SG
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16 Nov 2009   #19
Flik

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Could you add Microsoft security Essentials to the list please.
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16 Nov 2009   #20
sergiogarcia9

 

Avast AV Pro
AVG Internet Security 9.0
Avira AntiVir Premium 2009
Kaspersky Anti virus & Internet security
Norton 360 Premier Edition 2009 v3 5 2 11
Norton Anti Virus 2008
IObit Security 360 v1.01 PRO
Panda Antivirus Pro 2010
Eset NOD32 Anti Virus
Vipre Antivuris
Microsoft Morro / Microsoft security Essentials



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