Master Anti Virus

Posted: June 6, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
Master Anti Virus Master Anti Virus, MasterAntiVirus or Master AntiVirus, is a fake anti-spyware program. MasterAntiVirus may be downloaded through a Trojan infection that is obtained by a fake video codecs or peer 2 peer websites. MasterAntiVirus uses fake scans, popups, and system alerts to scare computer users into purchasing the full MasterAntiVirus program. MasterAntiVirus is a clone of AntiVirus 2008 Pro . MasterAntiVirus may be very difficult to manually remove.

Vista Antivirus 2008

Posted: June 4, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
Vista Antivirus 2008 Vista Antivirus 2008, also known as VistaAntivirus 2008, Vista Antivirus XP 2008 or Vitae Antivirus 2008 , is a clone of Windows Antivirus 2008 which is a rogue anti-spyware program. Vista Antivirus 2008 is usually installed by a Trojan infection which may slip into your system through a security hole. Vista Antivirus 2008 displays popups and alert messages of imaginary infections or threats to get you to purchase the full Vista Antivirus 2008 program. Vista Antivirus 2008 is very difficult to remove manually.

System Antivirus 2008

Posted: June 4, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
System Antivirus 2008 System Antivirus 2008, also known as SystemAntivirus 2008, is a rogue anti-spyware program that may be downloaded and installed onto your computer by Trojan.Zlob . Once Trojan.Zlob is installed, it will display fraudulent error messages, stating that your computer is infected with spyware and adware applications. The fraudulent error message may state that malware is found on your computer and to click on the 'OK' button to remove the malware detected. If you click on the fraudulent error message, a free trial version of System Antivirus 2008 may install on your computer. After...

Malware Protector 2008

Posted: June 4, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
Malware Protector 2008 Malware Protector 2008 or MalwareProtector2008 is a fake anti-spyware program that may be installed by a Trojan infection. Malware Protector 2008 is known to display popups and system notifications warning computer users of an infection. This is usually a bogus attempt to get you to purchase the Malware Protector 2008 program. Malware Protector 2008 can be extremely difficult to manually remove. Malware Protector 2008 is different from the average rogue anti-spyware program Internet users are use to falling for. Malware Protector 2008, or MalwareProtector 2008, displays a screensaver with...

XP Antivirus 2008

Posted: June 2, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
XP Antivirus 2008 XP Antivirus 2008 is a rogue anti-spyware program that uses scare tactics to get you to purchase the full version of the XP Antivirus 2008 program. XP Antivirus 2008, or XPAntivirus 2008, may be downloaded and installed through the Zlob Trojan infection which is found on fake video codecs used to view porn videos. Zlob may affect your System32 files and load with a process called winlogon.exe. Zlob may even have rootkit functionality which gives it the ability to hide files in the system. Zlob may hijack browsers, display pop up ads and disable key system functions. XP Antivirus 2008,...

MalwarePatrolPro

Posted: May 30, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
MalwarePatrolPro MalwarePatrolPro, also known as MalwarePatrol Pro Malware Patrol Pro and MalwarePatrol-Pro, is a rogue anti-spyware program that may be downloaded and installed onto your computer by Trojan.Zlob . Once Trojan.Zlob is installed, it will display fraudulent error messages, stating that your computer is infected with spyware and adware applications. The fraudulent error message may start as "Malware and harmful software were found" and to click on the 'OK' button to remove the malware detected. If you click on the fraudulent error message, a free trial version of MalwarePatrolPro may...

Windows Antivirus 2008

Posted: May 29, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
Windows Antivirus 2008 Windows AntiVirus 2008 is a rogue anti-spyware program that can be very detrimental to you and your money. Windows AntiVirus 2008 attempts through popups and fake scans to get you to purchase the full version of the Windows AntiVirus 2008 rogue program. Windows AntiVirus 2008 displays fake popups and security messages further scaring you into thinking that you need the purchased version of Windows AntiVirus 2008. Windows AntiVirus 2008 is very difficult to manually remove.

PCPrivacyCleaner

Posted: May 29, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
PCPrivacyCleaner PCPrivacyCleaner, or PC Privacy Cleaner, is a rogue registry cleaner application. PCPrivacyCleaner is often downloaded and installed by a Trojan, through browser security holes, or via other unconventional and unethical mechanisms. PCPrivacyCleaner usually promoted via a Zlob Codec installer found on adult websites. PCPrivacyCleaner may pop up notifications of imaginary security and privacy risks in an attempt to get the user to purchase the full version. PCPrivacyCleaner fake warning message states: "Warning! Your Personal Data is in Danger To remove privacy threats, please click...

Pest-Patrol

Posted: May 29, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
Pest-Patrol Pest-Patrol is a rogue anti-spyware application. Pest-Patrol is often downloaded and installed by a Trojan, through browser security holes, or via other unconventional and unethical mechanisms. Once installed, Pest-Patrol will display notifications of imaginary security and privacy risks in its attempts to get the user to purchase the full version and may generate system slowdown and instability. This program can be extremely difficult to manually remove. Pest-Patrol attempts to mislead people into believing that it is actually CA PestPatrol (a legitimate antispyware application).

DisableSpyware

Posted: May 29, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
DisableSpyware DisableSpyware is a rogue anti-spyware application. DisableSpyware is often downloaded and installed by a Trojan, through browser security holes, or via other unconventional and unethical mechanisms. Once installed, DisableSpyware will display notifications of imaginary security and privacy risks in its attempts to get the user to purchase the full version and may generate system slowdown and instability. This program can be extremely difficult to manually remove.

Zinaps

Posted: May 28, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
Zinaps, or Zinaps Anti-Spyware, is a rogue anti-spyware program that is usually downloaded onto your computer by a Trojan (most likely the Zlob Trojan ) or under dubious circumstances without your consent. Once downloaded, Zinaps begins to haunt the user by displaying false security alerts and fake spyware threats. Zinaps purpose is to get the user to purchase the full version of Zinaps.

PrivacyWarrior

Posted: May 27, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
PrivacyWarrior PrivacyWarrior is a rogue anti-spyware program that uses scare tactics to get you to purchase the full version of the PrivacyWarrior program. PrivacyWarrior or Privacy Warrior, may be downloaded and installed through the Zlob Trojan infection which can come from a fake video codec download or MediaAcces Codec installer which is present on porn websites. PrivacyWarrior, if installed, may prompt you with popups or alert messages that say you have "compromising files" which is a bogus alert message. Do not click on any link provided by PrivacyWarrior. If you do, you'll be redirected to...

MalwareBot

Posted: May 24, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
MalwareBot MalwareBot is a malevolent anti-spyware application. Once inside your system, MalwareBot will perform a bogus scan and display fake notifications of non-existent security and privacy risks that can only be eliminated by the "full version" of the program that you are continuously offered to buy. We strongly recommend NOT to trust MalwareBot since it will not perform any anti-spyware tasks and will only consume your processing power to waste. MalwareBot is a fraudulent application and should be removed from your system without any hesitation.

SpyGuarder

Posted: May 23, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
SpyGuarder SpyGuarder is a fraudulent anti-malware program from the FakePowav family. Like its relatives SpyShredder , Rapid Antivirus , WinXDefender , Activate MSAntiMalware , AVDefender 2011 and SpyProtector , SpyGuarder is incapable of detecting PC threats. Although Win32/FakePowav rogue programs have distributed a certain amount of flexibility in their symptoms, SpyGuarder will always present itself in the form of an anti-malware product, create fake warning messages and make requests for you to purchase SpyGuarder (supposedly so that SpyGuarder can remove PC threats that are on your...

AdvancedXPFixer

Posted: May 21, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
AdvancedXPFixer AdvancedXPFixer, also known as Advanced XP Fixer, is a rogue anti-spyware program that may be downloaded and installed onto your computer by Trojan.Zlob . Once Trojan.Zlob is installed, it will display fraudulent error messages, stating that your computer is infected with spyware and adware applications. The fraudulent error message may start as "Malware and harmful software were found" and to click on the 'OK' button to remove the malware detected. If you click on the fraudulent error message, a free trial version of AdvancedXPFixer may install on your computer. After AdvancedXPFixer...