Free CIPA Resources From Common Sense Media
Helpful security Links
Panda Cloud Free Version
Ninite (for various free security programs such as Malwarebytes)
Kaspersky Free Tools
Once an infection occurs it is often very difficult to remove as almost all rescue sites such as the ones above will be blocked. Even if the Malware is eventually removed, damage to your operating system is usually permanent. Restoring from an earlier backup or restoring to factory condition is often the only practical solution. It is very time consuming but fairly easy. The real loss comes in the loss of your personal data, so always back up your important files on a separate usb harddrive or use cloud services such as Skydrive, Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, SugarSync etc.