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Cybersecurity, Virus & Spyware Removal

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Viruses, spyware, Trojans and other malware threats can render your computer useless and make your computer unsafe for banking and online transactions. We will run several programs to diagnose and remove the offending virus as well as offer you consultation on how to avoid it happening again.

Symptoms of an infected computer:

  • The computer runs slower than usual.
  • The computer stops responding, or it locks up frequently.
  • The computer crashes, and then it restarts every few minutes.
  • The computer restarts on its own. Additionally, the computer does not run as usual.
  • Applications on the computer do not work correctly.
  • Disks or disk drives are inaccessible.
  • You cannot print items correctly.
  • You see unusual error messages.
  • You see distorted menus and dialog boxes.
  • There is a double extension on an attachment that you recently opened, such as a .jpg, .gif, or .exe.
  • An antivirus program is disabled for no reason. Additionally, the antivirus program cannot be restarted.
  • An antivirus program cannot be installed on the computer, or the antivirus program will not run.
  • New icons appear on the desktop that you did not put there
  • Icons are not associated with any recently installed programs.
  • Strange sounds or music plays from the speakers unexpectedly.
  • A program disappears from the computer even though you did not intentionally remove the program.

Symptoms of worms and trojan horse viruses in e-mail messages:

  • The infected file may make copies of itself. This behavior may use up all the free space on the hard disk.
  • A copy of the infected file may be sent to all the addresses in an e-mail address list.
  • The computer virus may reformat the hard disk. This behavior will delete files and programs.
  • The computer virus may install hidden programs, such as pirated software. This pirated software may then be distributed and sold from the computer.
  • The computer virus may reduce security. This could enable intruders to remotely access the computer or the network.
  • You receive an e-mail message that has a strange attachment. When you open the attachment, dialog boxes appear, or a sudden degradation in system performance occurs.
  • Someone tells you that they have recently received e-mail messages from you that contained attached files that you did not send. The files that are attached to the e-mail messages have extensions such as .exe, .bat, .scr, and .vbs extensions.

Symptoms of Spyware:

  • Slow internet connection.
  • Changing your web browser’s home page.
  • Loss of internet connectivity.
  • Failure to open some programs, including security software.
  • Unable to visit specific websites, which may include redirecting you to another one.

Make Bronxville Computer Your First Call

for a security audit, or if you think your computer is infected.