AXPDefender

Posted: May 20, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
AXPDefender, also known as AdvancedXPDefender, is a rogue anti-spyware program designed to scare you into purchasing AXPDefender's full version. Once installed, AXPDefender will run a scan of your computer and generate exaggerated spyware threats which are usually false positives. When the scan is complete, the 'scan results' window appears which shows how many spyware threats your computer allegedly has. This tactic is an attempt to trick you into purchasing AXPDefender's commercial version. In addition, AXPDefender may generate annoying popup advertisements that may cause unstable...

KvmSecure

Posted: May 20, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
KvmSecure KvmSecure is a rogue anti-spyware program that uses scare tactics to get you to purchase the full version of the KvmSecure program. KvmSecure or Kvm Secure, 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. KvmSecure, if installed, may prompt you with popups or alert messages that say you have "compromising files" which is a bogus alert message. Computer users are urged to avoid downloading or purchasing KvmSecure no matter how legitimate the program may look....

Advanced XP Defender

Posted: May 20, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
Advanced XP Defender Advanced XP Defender is a fake anti-malware program that's based on the same family as InfeStop, WinIFixer and SpyAway. Like its identical cousins, Advanced XP Defender pretends to offer system scans, a Safe Mode for Internet Explorer and other security-related features, but SpywareRemove.com malware researchers have determined that Advanced XP Defender doesn’t follow through on any of its promises. Because Advanced XP Defender is only capable of displaying system information that's inaccurate to a high degree, you should ignore Advanced XP Defender's alerts, system scans and any other...

PCCleaner 2008

Posted: May 16, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
PCCleaner 2008 PCCleaner 2008, or PC Cleaner 2008, is a rogue anti-spyware application designed to scare you into purchasing PCCleaner 2008's full version. PCCleaner 2008 may be installed and downloaded via trojan called Zlob found bundled on fake video codecs from adult websites. Once you're infected, Zlob Trojan will display misleading warning messages that pop up on your Taskbar. The fake warning message may claim that your computer is infected with dangerous parasites and will pretend to display spyware results only to trick you into purchasing PCCleaner 2008's commercial version. PCCleaner...

MalwareScanner

Posted: May 15, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
MalwareScanner MalwareScanner is a fake anti-spyware program that is designed to get computer users to purchase a licensed version of the MalwareScanner program. MalwareScanner or Malware Scanner, is usually installed manually or from a malicious website that promotes the MalwareScanner program. MalwareScanner scans your computer generating exaggerated spyware results which are false positives. MalwareScanner uses the fake scan tactic in am attempt to trick you into purchasing the commercial version of MalwareScanner. MalwareScanner will continue to produce popups and system alerts which may cause your...

XP-Shield

Posted: May 15, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
XP-Shield XP-Shield is a rogue anti-spyware program that performs system scans that results in exaggerated spyware parasites. XP-Shield prompts users with multiple warning messages and popups that state XP-Shield detected spyware on your machine. This is a poor attempt by XP-Shield to get you to purchase the XP-Shield program. Do not fall for this trick. XP-Shield is not a legitimate spyware removal tool, only a waste of money. XP-Shield program may be difficult to remove manually. XP-Shield is a clone of WinXProtector and AntiVirProtect . These popular rogue anti-spyware programs are reskinned...

ISecurity

Posted: May 12, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
ISecurity is a torjan infection that may install other rogue anti-spyware programs onto the infected computer. ISecurity may be installed through security holes without your permission. ISecurity is known to be very difficult to manually remove from an infected system.

Registry Doctor

Posted: May 10, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
Registry Doctor Registry Doctor is a rogue registry cleaner application. Registry Doctor is often downloaded and installed by a Trojan, through browser security holes, or via other unconventional and unethical mechanisms. Once installed, Registry Doctor 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.

FilterProgram

Posted: May 10, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
FilterProgram FilterProgram is a rogue PC cleanup utility usually downloaded and installed by a Trojan or through browser loopholes. Once stealthily installed, FilterProgram will generate false alerts regarding your computer security. These alerts may look similar to Windows Security center notifications, however they shouldn’t be trusted. The makers of FilterProgram seek to make you purchase the full version of FilterProgram. FilterProgram may appear extremely difficult to manually remove.

RegistryGreat

Posted: May 7, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
RegistryGreat is a rogue registry cleaner designed to scare you in order to convince you that you have to purchase its software. RegistryGreat may display fake warning messages that claim that your computer is infected with dangerous parasites which, in reality, are only false registry errors. RegistryGreat infects your computer through a trojan called Zlob . Zlob is bundled in trojan video codecs found on porn websites. In addition, RegistryGreat may generate annoying popup advertisements that may cause unstable system performance. RegistryGreat program may be difficult to remove...

Antivirus 2008

Posted: May 7, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
Antivirus 2008 Antivirus 2008, also known as Antivirus2008, Antivirus 2008 Pro, is a rogue anti-spyware program that uses false spyware results to lure you to purchase its full version. Antivirus 2008 is usually promoted via a ZLOB/MediaAccess Codec installer found on adult websites. You can also install it manually on the rogue website antivirus-scanner.com. Antivirus 2008 may use its system scanner to display false positives which work as an incentive to make unsuspecting users purchase Antivirus 2008's commercial version. AntiVirus 2008 may also display other third-party ads and, according to its...

PCCleaner 2006

Posted: May 5, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
PCCleaner 2006, or PC-Cleaner 2006, is a rogue anti-spyware application designed to scare you into purchasing PCCleaner 2006's full version. PCCleaner 2006 may be installed and downloaded via trojan called Zlob found bundled on fake video codecs from adult websites. Once you're infected, Zlob Trojan will display misleading warning messages that pop up on your Taskbar. The fake warning message may claim that your computer is infected with dangerous parasites and will pretend to display spyware results only to trick you into purchasing PCCleaner 2006's commercial version. PCCleaner...

Safehomesite.com

Posted: May 3, 2008 | Category: Rogue Websites
Safehomesite.com is a dangerous rogue website from the Trojan.Zlob family. Safehomesite.com promotes rogue anti-spyware programs in hopes of profiting from gullible computer users. Once you enter Safehomesite.com, it will hijack your browser and redirect it to other malicious websites to purchase rogue anti-spyware programs. Safehomesite.com will also display misleading messages of virus threats that can only be eliminated if you purchase rogue anti-spyware program. A false system alert message that starts "W32.Myzor.FK@yf has infected your PC..." will appear on your Taskbar....

Antivirus XP 2008

Posted: May 3, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
Antivirus XP 2008 AntivirusXP 2008, also known as also known as XP Antivirus 2008 , Antivirus 2008 XP or AntiVirXP08, is a rogue anti-spyware program that performs fake system scans and displays warning messages to lure you to purchase AntivirusXP 2008's full version. AntivirusXP 2008 is usually downloaded and installed via a trojan called Zlob found on a media codecs that are downloaded from adult websites. AntivirusXP 2008 prompts users with warning messages and popups that state that you are infected with spyware in an attempt to get you to buy AntivirusXP 2008's commercial version. Another attempt...

WinAntispyware2008

Posted: May 3, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
WinAntispyware2008 WinAntispyware2008 is a rogue anti-spyware application. WinAntispyware2008 is often downloaded and installed by a Trojan, through browser security holes, or via other unconventional and unethical mechanisms. Once installed, WinAntispyware2008 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.