from_the_corner: (Dean-WTF?)
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My Kaspersky died on me this morning. Out of the blue, I wasn't even downloading anything, just browsing my usual sites.
And I couldn't restart the damn thing.

*headdesk*

I get totally paranoid when my anti virus is not working. Up to the point where I'm unplugging my modem, so it makes looking for help much more difficult. I guess I'll spend most of my time at work browsing net for any clues what could happen and what to do.

*repeats headdesk*

Anyone using this program? Did something like this happen to you?

Date: 2009-04-02 06:58 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] the-muppet.livejournal.com
That sucks =( Hope you get it sorted x

Date: 2009-04-03 04:03 pm (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] from-the-corner.livejournal.com
Rodney's spirit helped me and I'm back on-line =)

Date: 2009-04-02 07:33 am (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] aizjanika.livejournal.com
:-( I don't know anything about this, but I hope you figure it out soon.

Date: 2009-04-03 04:04 pm (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] from-the-corner.livejournal.com
Yup, I got it sorted =)

Date: 2009-04-02 11:15 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] arkray.livejournal.com
I don't use kaspersky.... but if you are careful you can browse without antivirus..... I mean not clicking at unknown links/sites....

Date: 2009-04-02 04:21 pm (UTC)
tarlanx: (Default)
From: [personal profile] tarlanx
Not a good idea as even 'safe' sites get hacked all too frequently! Better off with a free anti-virus like AVAST (avast.com)

Date: 2009-04-03 04:09 pm (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] from-the-corner.livejournal.com
I agree with [livejournal.com profile] tarlanx. Plus, my paranoia wouldn't let me do it.
Luckily, I managed to sort it out :)

Date: 2009-04-03 04:55 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] arkray.livejournal.com
Congrats then :D But still, how many virus has kaspersky intercepted in your pc the last month? zero maybe? I bet it is zero. Paranoia is good, but browsing is safer than it may look if you don't go to 'certain' sites, and LJ is safe after all, even if somebody hacks users they can not change the ads and LJ policy avoids popups for ads, it is popups what can have 'malicius' code ^___^ and I know murphy laws, their existence is the only problem XD

Date: 2009-04-03 05:08 pm (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] from-the-corner.livejournal.com
Actually, he intercepted quite a few worms. Even though I'm not browsing any "suspicious" sites, have Firefox set to permanently block pop ups and as a paid user, I don't see any ads on LJ.
*sighs*
So you see it's hard to let my paranoia go ;)

Date: 2009-04-04 09:35 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] arkray.livejournal.com
Really? I'm really surprised.... mine does not and I run 'hijackthis' from time to time just in case and I have nothing running that should not have to be there.... and I can tell you I go to 'weird' sites 'sometimes' (I'm a pirate, yes, I recognize it) :3 Ok, don't worry, you solved the problem so everything is ok ^_____^

Date: 2009-04-04 09:38 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] arkray.livejournal.com
OH! I NEVER open emails that I'm not sure they are 'real' :D

Maybe a hero?

Date: 2009-04-02 01:08 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] andrea-ze.livejournal.com
Well, maybe good olĀ“Kasper saved your PC by sacrifiezing himself!
The conficker was activated yesterday!

See here:
http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/viruses/worms/conficker.mspx
The virus called Conficker is a trojan, destroying files anf collecting data. The bloke whio designed it had it hidden under various open sides - like lycos! - and who got it, is screwed. It was suppose to be activated on April the 1st...
So maybe this ic the case?

Just suggesting!
Greetings.

Re: Maybe a hero?

Date: 2009-04-02 01:10 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] andrea-ze.livejournal.com
Good old Kasper found the virus lst week checking my files and deleted it...So i think, your Kasper is a hero...
*smirks*

Re: Maybe a hero?

Date: 2009-04-03 04:11 pm (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] from-the-corner.livejournal.com
I managed to re-install it, and full scan didn't show any virus. Thank God =)

Re: Maybe a hero?

Date: 2009-04-03 09:22 pm (UTC)

Date: 2009-04-02 04:22 pm (UTC)
tarlanx: (Default)
From: [personal profile] tarlanx
Download and install AVAST - if you're on PC rather than MAC (avast.com)
It's FREE for home users.

Date: 2009-04-03 04:13 pm (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] from-the-corner.livejournal.com
I've tried Avast before, but my comp didn't like it.
I'm actually pretty happy with Kaspersky, especially now that I've re-installed it and the scan didn't show any virus =)

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