Check a Download for Viruses

How to quickly Check a Download For Viruses and Malware. Often times we download a file from the internet that appears to be suspicious. Today, a majority of people have Anti Virus Software and Anti Malware Solutions installed on their PC. However, recently most Antivirus Software has not been able to keep up with every new Virus in circulation. As a result there can often be a delay in the update and propagation of new virus definitions. Subsequently this can leave the end user up for potential infection. Fortunately there are some free tools we can use to check a file for viruses to ensure they are clean.

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United Parcel Service Email Trojan

Beware, email appearing to come from (UPS) or United Parcel Service may be a Trojan.  The infected email states that it’s coming from “United Parcel Service” or “United Parcel Service of America” and usually starts out stating in the subject line “UPS Delivery Problem“. An attachment is shipped (pun intended) with the message and once the attachment is opened, your computer becomes infected with a virus variant of the Win32/Kryptik.ARB trojan.

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