A computer virus encyclopedia is a great source to refer to in case a virus or malware infects your computer.
Such sites help you learn important information about malware, especially the following things about them:
While most users refer to these encyclopedias only when they become a victim of virus infection, it is better to be aware of the names of the best virus encyclopedias beforehand. This way you can avoid wasting time and energy locating information about a computer virus in case of an infection.
So, before I share with you the best computer virus encyclopedia, I recommend you to save this list, or better, bookmark them in your browser.
1. Bitdefender Virus Encyclopedia – This virus encyclopedia gives you the following information:
To locate information about a virus, you can either use the embedded Search function or search manually by clicking the first alphabet of virus name.
2. Trend Micro Threat Encyclopedia – Another great computer virus encyclopedia, Trend Micro, provides you information about malware, spam, malicious URLs, and vulnerabilities. This site provides you following information about a malware:
To locate information about a virus, simply paste its name in the box below Search Threat Encyclopedia (located in the left-hand side column), and press the Go button.
3. ESET Threat Encyclopedia – Selected malware are sorted alphabetically on this site. The best thing about ESET Threat Encyclopedia is that it gives detailed information about listed malware. Besides other information, this site provides the following important information about malware:
4. F-secure – This virus encyclopedia provides information about only the latest threats. Its advantage, however, is that explains how a malware works and provides information regarding its removal and prevention. You can find the following information here:
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