System Running Anti-Virus Infected

May 25, 2011 at 12:57:43
Specs: Windows Vista, P4/1gb
how does a website with a virus or malware get past anti-virus or anti-malware if its kept current? (dat wise)

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May 25, 2011 at 13:35:08
Several possible reasons, such as:

Virus is new and has not yet been put on the AV data base.
Virus of a type that keeps changing its form to fool AV software.
Particular AV is not a very good one.

Having an antivirus is a must but nothing is 100%. It is a battle against organised criminals, so careful browsing and being aware of what to do when things start happening (eg bogus AV pop-ups) are still valid.

Please come back and let us know the outcome.

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May 26, 2011 at 08:53:52
Thank yoU!

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