How To Avoid Trojan Infection

A Trojan infection can be avoided by the following measures:
  • Do not download any file from unknown people or site without making sure that the file is genuine.
  • While opening file make sure what the file is, even if the file comes from a friend.
  • Do not make use of attributes in programs that automatically get or preview files.
  • The user should not be lulled into a false sense of security just because an anti-virus program is running on the system.
  • Ensure that the corporate perimeter defenses are kept continuously up-to-date.
  • Filter and scan all content at the perimeter defense line that could contain malicious content.
  • Run local versions of anti-virus, firewalls, and intrusion detection software at the desktop.
  • Rigorously control user’s permission within the desktop environment to prevent the installation of malicious applications.
  • Manage local workstation file integrity through check-sums, practice auditing, and port scanning.
  • Monitor internal network traffic for odd ports or encrypted traffic.
  • Use multiple virus scanners
  • Install software for identifying and removing adware/malware/spyware.
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