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Microsoft Security Essentials Exclusion List
Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) Anti-virus program has received a lot of good press since it was released in Sept 2009. I have been gradually moving my residential customers, friends and family over to it. One small problem I have noticed: at times...
Learn more about FakeAV
We all have had customers who have been hit with one of those fake anti-virus programs, that turn out ot be malicious malware. Trend Micros has put out a whitepaper entitled " Unmasking Fake AV ". Check it out!
Posted: Fri, Jun 18 2010 7:48 by kwsupport | with no comments
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Cleaning up Malware
When cleaning up crapware from a workstation, my two primary "go to" solutions are Microsoft Security Essentials and MalwareBytes . I will run these both logged in as the user, as will run quick scans initially. If it finds enough things, I...
Posted: Wed, Jun 16 2010 18:46 by kwsupport | with no comments
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Microsoft Latest Antivirus Solution
Amongst all the Windows 7 activity, you may have missed the news that Microsoft released their latest free consumer level anti-virus / anti-crapware solution, named Microsoft Security Essentials . I've started installing it on some consumer systems...
Posted: Tue, Oct 27 2009 13:43 by kwsupport | with 1 comment(s)
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Calyptix and SBS
I've been install Calyptix AccessEnforcer units recently in several SBS shops, both SBS 2003 and SBS 2008. The AE is a fully featured network security appliance, and comes in various models to fit different size organizations. What I like about Calyptix...
Kaspersky Lockup Solved
So, this is a bit off the SBS highway. I started using Kaspersky's 2009 Internet Security Suite for many of my non-server (family and friends) clients. I like it a lot. But a couple of times recently, I had an issue where Kaspersky would lock up while...
Uninstalling Live OneCare from SBS 2008
When SBS 2008 was first released, it included a 120 day trial of both Live OneCare (Server) and Forefront Security for Exchange (FSE). Since then, Microsoft has announced they would be dropping support for Live OneCare. When installing SBS 2008, you are...
MailFoundry and the small user
You can call me slow, you can call me old. You can call me what you will, you can call me over the hill. But it's still nice to discover something new ... and free! This post is for those of you with small users (10 or less employees). I know that...
More on my TrendMicro WFBS Update
I upgraded my Trend CSM 3.6 to their new Worry-Fress Business Security (WFBS) Advance 5.0 solution for SBS, and like the hero from the movie The Rocketeer , I can say, "I like it!". Without even digging into all the new features, I can say that...
Trend Micro renames/enhances CSM
For those of you using Trend Micro's Clent Server Messaging (CSM) suite for your SBS servers, you should know that Trend Micro on June 2, 2008 recently rebranded the CSM product to "Worry-Free Business Security Advanced (WFBS)" and released...