Spyware and Malware - Advice and Best Practice

What to do if your PC gets infected with a virus, spyware or malware

Prevention is always better than cure when it comes to viruses and spyware. By the time these programs are on your PC, the damage can already be done.

We can often remove the infection and recover a PC back to normal, but sometimes there is no option but to start again.

Some Useful Links

  • Spybot - Search and Destroy
    Freeware program for removing spy ware and unwanted tracking cookies.
  • Trend Micro Tools
    Free program to stop spyware sending you to the wrong websites. Only for advanced users.
  • Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
    Free Anti-malware program which removes all types of malware, including a protection monitor which blocks malicious processes before they start.