December Update for Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool Released

Yesterday we released this month’s update of the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool. This update includes three new malware families: F4IRootkit, Ryknos, and IRCBot. This tool now cleans over 50 of the most prevalent malware families. This release, as in the past, is available as an interactive web-based cleaner, as a downloadable executable, as well…

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Windows OneCare Live Beta Available!

On Tuesday, the Windows OneCare team announced the availability of the beta of Windows OneCare Live – a comprehensive PC health service for consumers, which offers an integrated approach to help consumers more easily protect and care for their computers. The Windows OneCare team is a very important partner team of ours, and we are extremely…

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Anti-Malware White Papers Posted

Hi, Matthew Braverman here again. In early October, members of Microsoft’s anti-malware team attended the 2005 Virus Bulletin Conference in Dublin, Ireland. This is one of the top three annual antivirus industry conferences, and was an excellent opportunity to mix and mingle with some of the leading members of the anti-malware industry and community. While…

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