Antivirus Boot CDs

Here’s a few boot CDs to fight malware.

FREE Bootable AntiVirus Rescue CDs

13 Antivirus Rescue CDs


20 Minutes to Live


Infected in Twenty Minutes

Foolproof Way to Prevent Viruses and Other Nasties.

Never use a computer.

Running Windows Viruses on WINE

Ever wonder what would happen?

Now you know

Pretty humorous article, too.

Why don’t you ever hear of a Linux virus?

There’s only about 40 Linux viruses, and only one or two have been seen in the wild. Why?

Here’s a good article explaining why.

And here’s another article.

Basically, it’s a mix of market share, better security, and open-source code.

Worried about Conficker?

If you’re worried you’ve got Conficker, use this handy eye chart to tell if you have it. (Instructions are on the page.)

But believe this — it’s not as bad as the news makes it out. (They do it for a quick buck.) At the very worst, where a virus lodges into the boot sector, you’d have to do a low-level format (overwriting everything) then a reinstall of the OS. Which is only a pr0blem if you never do backups.

IE vs Firefox — Drive By Downloads

Found this video on YouTube: