Anti-virus tools: Use these 7 government-operated tools and protect your phone and PC from cyber attacks
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) is constantly working to secure your digital device. He has also created a website called ‘Cyber Sanitation Center’. Here are 7 tools to protect your smartphone, computer or device from cyber attack. All these tools are operated by the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) with Quick Heal, ISKCON.
These tools can be used to track botnet cleaning and malware. Botnets are used to steal data, send spam or other cyber attacks. The government wants you to use these 7 tools to secure your device and protect it from botnet attacks.
Quick Heel Bat Removal Tool
This tool can be downloaded for free. This tool is operated by the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team. This tool is designed for Microsoft Windows Operated Computer. This tool helps to identify and remove any botnet malware from the computer. This tool can be used on a computer with or without an antivirus program. It protects against data theft, but does not protect against other malware.
ISKCON Antivirus Bot Removal Tool
This tool also works to remove bots. It can be downloaded for free just like Quick Heel. This tool helps to identify and remove any botnet effects in the computer. It can be used to quickly scan a computer and identify viruses. However, it does not provide safety from other malware. It can only be used on Windows Operated PCs.
ISKCON AV Toolkit
The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team also operates the ISKCON AV toolkit. This kit is designed for Android smartphones. You can download this for free just like any other tool. This scan removes all types of bots or viruses present in your smartphone.
USB Resistance Desktop Security
This gives security to your desktop. That is, it controls the pen drive, hard drive, cell phone and other USB supported devices used in the computer. It includes many features like password protection, auto run security and malware detection. This tool can also be downloaded for free. It works on Microsoft Windows 7 and Windows 10.
Application Whitelisting Software
It can be used on Windows operating system. This is a desktop based application whitelisting solution. This allows pre-approval files to be executed. You can download this software separately for Windows 8 64-bit, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 10 32-bit, Windows 10 64-bit.
JSGuard Firefox Web Browser
JSGuard Google Chrome::
Features: Content/Heuristic based web malware protection. Alerts the user on malicious web pages. Provides detailed analysis of a webpage(by clicking on the icon present in Addon bar).