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.
What is a botnet infection?
A group of computers controlled by cybercriminals is called a botnet to spread malware and launch other malicious attacks on its targets. A botnet infection occurs when your computer becomes part of a botnet.
How to Butt Infect Your Computer?
Attackers can infect your computer with something called a ‘bot code’ and make it part of its botnet. They may put this code on your computer by sending you malicious links or attachments, emails with fake social media posts, or security vulnerabilities that exist on your system.
ISKCON Antivirus Bot Removal Tool
This tool also works to remove bots. It can be downloaded for free just like Quick Heal. 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.
As you know that botnets can be used for various types of large scale attacks, it is necessary that you protect your network with a complete tool. To combat and eliminate botnet attacks and other cyberthreats, we present you with the ISKNEV CERT-in toolkit with the following capabilities:
Detect, detect, quarantine and remove the latest botnet infections, viruses, spyware, adware and malware
View quarantined files and views for old and current scan sessions
Update Virus Signature Database (Manual Update)
No interference with other antivirus software or system performance
Create and maintain detailed lugs for all actions
To ensure that this solution reaches mass, we have made it compatible with multiple Windows versions in which the user simply has to download and run the EscanAV CERT-in toolkit. That’s right. The ISKNEV CERT-in toolkit does not require a separate installation.
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, autorun 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 a detailed analysis of a webpage(by clicking on the icon present in the Addon bar).