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Trying to help a friend out with his laptop and my meagre knowledge has fallen flat so have come to the forum to ask for help!
Can anyone tell me what the best "Free" Open Source downloads are to detect and destroy/remove Trojans/Virus's/Worms/Syware etc? As this would be of great help to not only myself and my immediate friend but, by word of mouth, a larger safer community.
Many thanks in advance for all those that can Help!
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The only open source one I know of is ClamAV, and it's a very helpful secondary scanner, although you don't really want it for daily use since it doesn't have any real time protection components (you have to initiate a manual scan every time).
For general malware scrubbing, Malwarebites seems like it's been leading the pack lately.