It's a good idea to run some online scans occasionally, as a backup to your resident Antivirus.http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/http://housecall.trendmicro.com/
Also this online Trojan scanner:TrojanScan
These are basic security programs:
(They're all free.)aČ freeewido security suiteAd-AwareSpybot S&D
These 2, will help prevent spyware/malware from being installed in the first place:SpywareblasterSpywareGuard
These programs, updated
and used regularly
, will do a lot to keep your computer clean of spyware, trojans, keyloggers, browser hijackers, etc...
When installing ewido security suite
, under Additional Options
uncheck:Install background guardInstall scan via context menuImportant:Please
read this tutorial
on Spybot S&D before using it. Spybot can do SERIOUS
damage, if not used properly.
Helpful Tutorials:Using Ad-Aware SEUsing SpywareBlasterUsing SpywareGuardUsing Ewido