Links to the topics discussed on the show:

1. How viruses work: . Check out the video for an analogy on how viruses work.
2. Viruses for new comers: . The material is dated but good advice still prevails and is worth checking out.
3. Malware definition and pointer to all categories we talked about:
4. Up to date list of viruses making their rounds:
5. Timelines of malware:
a. Wikipedia
b. ComputerWorld
6. How Human viruses work:

Free and good Solution(s):
1. Spybot – Search and Destroy (Windows only):
2. ClamAV (all platforms):
3. Avast Home Edition (Registration required):
4. AVG Free Edition:
[Update: August 28, 2009]:
Have been informed of a further two free solutions. I have not personally tried them out unlike the previous four, so do let me know if it works out for you by using the “Contact Us” link:
5. MalwareBytes Anti-Malware:
6. Spyware Blaster:

1. Nothing else matters – Metallica:

2. Help! – The Beatles:

3. Don’t fade on me – Tom Petty
4. Last Goodbye – Jeff Buckley

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