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Yara is a tool which is used to write a rule for detection of malwares whereas CLAMAV is antivirus that has predefined rulesets that is used to detect the malicious software or malware. Today there are various antivirus engines use yara rules to detect malwares. YARA provides simple and efficient way of writing rules. It is more popular because of it can be ...


TLDR, blow it away and start from scratch. Verify all hardware connected to the machine. Lock your desktop when you leave and don't put anything valuable on a system that you're going to put warez on. Explanation Without actually looking at your system, or substantial additional detail, it will be very hard to diagnose what is going on. My first guess is ...


If free-as-in-beer is good enough, Microsoft supply one-time scanners, and Microsoft Security Essentials is free for home and small business use (up to 10 machines). For a one-time scan, use Windows Defender Offline for a complete bootable scanning environment: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/what-is-windows-defender-offline Alternatively ...


Whenever open source antiviruses are discussed, people always end up mentioning ClamAV ( http://www.clamav.net/index.html ). So I don't know if other ones have gained significant traction, but this one certainly seems to be the most popular one.

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