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Government of India Cyber Swachhta Kendra launched Free Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware Software for Laptops PC Mobiles


Government of India’s Digital India initiative – Cyber Swachhta Kendra (Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre) has launched Free Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware Software for Laptops, PC’s and Mobiles. Cyber Swachhta Kendra has collaborated with Quick Heal to develop a Bot Removal Tool that helps users remove botnet infection from their computer/laptop machines.

Below is the message sms sent by govt for awareness:

“Swachhta Pakhwada” CERT-In (Govt. of India) advises you to keep your computers and mobiles bot free, get bot removal tool from www.cyberswachhtakendra.gov.in

Botnet infection is a group of computers controlled by cybercriminals to spread malware to group of machines and a botnet infection is when your computer becomes a part of a botnet.

Download Quick Heal Bot Removal Tool here http://www.quickheal.co.in/bot-removal-tool

List of Free Antivirus Tools listed on Cyber Swachhta Kendra

1. USB Pratirodh – This software solution controls the usage of removable storage media like memory cards, pen drives, external hard drives, cell phones, and other supported USB mass storage devices.


Download USB Pratirodh Software https://cdac.in/usbpratirodh

2. AppSamvid – It is a desktop based Application Whitelisting solution for Windows operating system. It allows only preapproved set of executable files for execution.

Download AppSamvid Software https://cdac.in/appsamvid

3. M-Kavach – for Mobile devices – M-Kavach is a security solution for Android devices addressing threats related to mobile phones. It addresses threats related to malware that steal personal data & credentials, misuse Wi-Fi and Bluetooth resources, lost or stolen mobile device, spam SMSs, premium-rate SMS and unwanted / unsolicited incoming calls.

Download M-Kavach Software https://cdac.in/mkavach

4. Browser JSGuard – It is a browser extension which detects and defends malicious HTML & JavaScript attacks made through the web browser based on Heuristics. It alerts the user on visiting any malicious web pages and provides the detailed analysis threat report of the web page.

For Google Chrome Web Browser: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/browserjsguard/ncpkigeklafkopcelcegambndlhkcbhb

For Firefox Web Browser: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/browser-jsguard/