Anti-virus software is a valuable tool against non-targeted but still dangerous malware.
- Microsoft Safety Scanner (Windows)
- ClamXav (Mac OS X)
- ClamAV (Windows and Linux)
When you run anti-virus software, ensure that it is up to date.
Take a screenshot of the message
Continue with the recommended steps to remove the virus
Following the guidelines in the Safer Communication section, send the screenshot to a trusted person with security expertise
- Electronic Frontier Foundation: Surveillance Self-Defense