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  • Malware: Its Prevention, Detection & Blocking

    Last week, a blogpost raised the issue about Fireball, a recently discovered browser hijacker and malware downloader.

    In response, an anonymous poster has suggested:

    anonymous wrote
    This is why corporations should be using HOSTS files and utilizing applications like Spybot Search & Destroy and Teatimer.

    Corporations and end users have differing needs, using different methods to achieve similar results. Some utilities are freely available to end users, but EULAs mean corporations pay for those services.

    While one solution will not be suitable for all setups or Windows versions, what are the best methods and utilities available today? How much time, effort and skill do those methods require, to set up, update and maintain?