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McAfee Stinger

Detect and eliminate common PC viruses and worms




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McAfee Avert Stinger is a tool dedicated to detecting and eliminating a series of specific viruses that should not be used as a substitute for a normal antivirus.

It is very useful for confronting the usual threats that circle the net: viruses, worms, and their variants. In particular, the current version of McAfee Avert Stinger eliminates more than 600 threats.

From the McAfee Avert Stinger preferences panel you can activate or deactivate the analysis of processes and boot sectors by selecting the action to perform when a threat is found (Inform, Repair, Rename, and Delete).

The list of viruses that McAfee Avert Stinger can eliminate includes prominent names like the following: W32/Bagle, W32/Blaster, W32/Bugbear, W32/Conficker, W32/Mydoom, W32/Netsky, W32/Sasser.worm, W32/Sober, W32/Spybot
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