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New updated Virus Removal Tool from Sophos now available

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Sophos has just released an updated version of its free and very popular Sophos Virus Removal Tool.

Free virus removal tool: 27% found malware missed by existing anti-virus

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Sophos's free virus removal tool has been updated and reissued, thanks to feedback from Naked Security readers. It now is 20% faster and has better detection and clean-up capabilities.

Free Virus Removal Tool for download from Sophos

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Sophos has just launched a free, no strings attached, Virus Removal Tool to detect and, more importantly, disinfect all those nasty viruses, spyware, rootkits and even fake antivirus.

Popureb - a small rootkit with a big reputation

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New variants of the Popureb rootkit clobber your Master Boot Record (MBR). Initial reports from Microsoft even suggested the only recovery was to reinstall Windows.

Fortunately, that's not true.