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Understand Threats

Anti-virus software

Anti-virus software is a valuable tool against non-targeted but still dangerous malware.

Learn about

  • Microsoft Safety Scanner (Windows)
  • F-Secure
  • Kaspersky
  • ClamXav (Mac OS X)
  • TrendMicro
  • ClamAV (Windows and Linux)

Using anti-virus software

When you run anti-virus software, ensure that it is up to date.

Step 1:

Take a screenshot of the message

Step 2

Continue with the recommended steps to remove the virus

Step 3

Following the guidelines in the Safer Communication section, send the screenshot to a trusted person with security expertise

Test

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