Stinger from McAffee Labs, is a quick and installation-free standalone tool for detecting and removing prevalent malware and threats.  It is an ideal tool if your PC is already infected. While not a replacement for full-fledged antivirus software, Stinger is updated multiple times a week to include detection for newer Fake Alert variants and prevalent viruses.

Stinger utilizes next-generation scan technology, which includes rootkit scanning, and scan performance optimizations.  The software will remove any threat that is identified under the ‘Threat List’.


In this latest version of the software, the following changes have been made:

# Enhanced Detections:
– Exploit-CVE2012-0158!rtf
– Generic Downloader.z
– Generic.sq
– W32/

You can download McAfee Labs Stinger from today.

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