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Virus & Security Information

Websites Selected by Librarians
  • AVG Antivirus Products Grisoft provides both free and commercial anti-virus products.
  • CA Global Security Advisor
  • CERT Coordination Center US Government-sponsored Computer Emergency Readiness Team site.
  • Cookies and Viruses
  • HOAXBUSTERS How to recognize hoaxes, what to do about them, and some of the history of hoaxes on the Internet
  • McAfee/Network Global Threat Intelligence Technology
  • Microsoft Security and Security Center Provides security/virus information and software patches specific to Microsoft products.
  • Microsoft Security Newsletter a monthly newsletter for home users bringing security news, guidance, updates, and community resources
  • SafeKids.ne.gov This website is designed as a guide for discussions between parents and teachers and children. It is also meant to challenge young adults to think before they log on and to give them additional resources to be safe on the Internet.
  • SecLists.Org Security Mailing List Archive Includes links to a large group of security-related mailing lists, including: Nmap Hackers, Nmap Development, Bugtraq, Full Disclosure, Security Basics, Penetration Testing, Info Security News, Firewall Wizards, Incidents, Vulnerability Development, IDS Focus, Web App Security, Daily Dave, Security Jobs, Honeypots, VulnWatch, MS Sec Notification, CERT, and others.
  • Secunia Software Inspector Performs a computer scan, reports any installed software that contains security vulnerabilities, and provides links to patches and updates to remedy vulnerabilities.
  • Security Focus
  • Sophos Virus Information
  • Symantec Antivirus Research Center Provides a wide range of resources, including alerts, an encyclopedia, utilities, signature updates, and a reference area
  • Symantec/Norton Hoax Information
  • Symantec/Norton Threat Explorer
  • Trend Micro Hoaxes, Myths, Urban Legends
  • Virustotal Virustotal is a service that analyzes suspicious files and facilitates the quick detection of viruses, worms, trojans, and all kinds of malware detected by antivirus engines
  • Vmyths.com Learn about computer virus myths, hoaxes, urban legends, hysteria, and the implications if you believe in them.
  • WebJunction gives public librarians a broad range of resources, including a forum for sharing information on policies and practices (e.g., Internet access for minors), technical resources, advice for purchasing hardware and software, and community message/discussion boards that cover both day-to-day support issues as well as broader management topics