Rogue Anti-Virus Programs are fake programs that are designed to disguise and behave just like a legitimate virus removal application. Rogue anti-virus programs are usually created by hackers who attempt to take your money through devious tactics. Rogue anti-virus programs use popups, fake scans and alert messages as scare methods. Rogue anti-virus may scan your system displaying erroneous results of viruses present on your computer. Rogue anti-virus programs may cause damage to your computer and can be difficult to remove in some cases. Rogue anti-virus programs, as well as, rogue anti-spyware programs and rogue registry programs are known to be used by Trojan makers to install malware and other scumware.