Cybersecurity: A Brief Checklist Handling a PC Virus Attack

Cybersecurity: A Brief Checklist Handling a PC Virus Attack

Cybersecurity: A Brief Checklist Handling a PC Virus Attack

Here are some tips to handle a computer (PC) virus attack.

 * Call a PC guru.

 * Don't shut off your PC which could trigger the infection.

 * Disconnect your online connection.

 * Back up any new data, it might be your only chance. Try to clean it later.

 * Use another PC to learn about the virus.

 * Employ anti-virus software to scan and clean. If not treatable, delete the file.

 * Brief your anti-virus software vendor, in case it's a new virus.

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