SmitFraud.G

Posted: February 8, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
SmitFraud.G (once a Trojan) is a rogue anti-spyware application. This parasite may be downloaded and installed into your computer by a Trojan, or can infiltrate your system bundled in a fake video codec. After SmitFraud.G is installed, it will display false reports of non-existent threats and errors that can only be removed by the “full version” of the promoted application. Such actions may cause your system to slow down severely or even crash. SmitFraud.G is a scam, and it is strongly recommended to remove this parasite as soon as it is detected. The following files were created...

SpywareIsolator

Posted: February 7, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
SpywareIsolator SpywareIsolator is a rogue anti-spyware application that is usually brought to your computer by various Trojans, exploiting browser security gaps. Once installed, this malicious parasite will display deceitful error reports in hopes of tricking you into buying the full version of the program. SpywareIsolator will only consume your system's processing power, and it is strongly advised to remove this parasite from your system as soon as possible.

SpywarePro

Posted: February 7, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
SpywarePro SpywarePro (a clone of Spyware Sweeper Pro) is a rogue anti-spyware application. Trojans are known to drop SpywarePro onto targeted computers through browser security loopholes. As soon as installed, SpywarePro will perform a misleading scan of your computer system. The scan results will either show legitimate programs as threats or display parasites and their locations that do not exist. SpywarePro is designed to deceive gullible computer users into purchasing the full version of SpywarePro, which is fake. It is strongly recommended to dispose of SpywarePro as soon as possible.

Doctor Adware Pro

Posted: February 7, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
Doctor Adware Pro Doctor Adware Pro is a fraudulent anti-spyware application. Doctor Adware Pro may be brought into your computer by a Trojan though browser security loopholes. As soon as Doctor Adware Pro is installed, it will display bogus threat messages in hopes of tricking you into buying the full version of the program if you want to eliminate the parasites Doctor Adware Pro "found". Doctor Adware Pro is designed by malicious hackers to profit from unsuspecting computer users and, therefore, should be removed from your system without any hesitation.

AlfaAntivirus

Posted: February 7, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Virus Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
AlfaAntivirus is both fake antivirus program and Trojan combination that may install itself through other Trojan applications or through browser security exploits. AlfaAntivirus starts on every Windows startup and may issue excessive popup advertisements. AlfaAntivirus pops up fake security alerts on your taskbar in order to trick you into purchasing their software. This program can be extremely difficult to remove manually, and will continue to try to recreate itself. The Trojan affiliated with this rogue may also import a large number of additional Trojans.

MalwareCore

Posted: January 30, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
MalwareCore MalwareCore is a rogue anti-spyware application advertised by allsecuritypage.com . This program is usually brought into your system by a Trojan called Zlob bundled in a fake video codec. First, the Trojan installs itself secretly onto your machine, then it enables MalwareCore to perform a scan that will only consume your computer's processing power. After the scan is performed, MalwareCore will generate exaggerated notifications of non-existent threats that can only be fixed by the "full version" of the program. It is strongly advised NOT to trust MalwareCore, since it is a tool for...

WinSecureDisc

Posted: January 29, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
WinSecureDisc is a fraudulent Windows security application that is usually brought to your computer by a Trojan via browser security gaps. After the installation, WinSecureDisc will generate deceitful error notifications that can only be fixed by the full version of the program, which is a fraud. WinSecureDisc may also cause your computer to slow down severely or even provoke it to crash. This parasite is also notorious for being extremely difficult to dispose of manually.

SysCleaner

Posted: January 29, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
SysCleaner is a rogue computer cleanup application that is usually brought to your computer with the help of various Trojans, exploiting security system weaknesses. After SysCleaner is installed, it will display false notifications of non-existent threats and errors, in hopes of scaring you into buying the "full version" of the program. SysCleaner will not only try to delude you by insisting on purchasing the fake software, but may also slow down your computer severely. SysCleaner may also prove to be extremely difficult or even impossible to remove manually.

DwrWeb

Posted: January 28, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
DwrWeb is a rogue anti-spyware application that is usually downloaded and installed onto your computer by a Trojan finding its way through browser security holes. As soon as it is installed it will display notifications of non-existent security and privacy risks and try to trick you into buying the full version. Due to its malicious activities, DwrWeb may slow down your system severely and cause its instability. DwrWeb can be highly difficult to remove manually.

Ahorrememoria

Posted: January 28, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
Ahorrememoria is an updated clone of AVSystemCare, a fake anti-spyware program that uses various types of inaccurate warning messages to encourage you to spend money on its spyware-fighting features – which are not, of course, actually in existence. Although Ahorrememoria has been targeted at Spanish speakers, most types of Windows computers can still be attacked by Ahorrememoria regardless of the operating system's default language set. Even though Ahorrememoria's site, Ahorrememoria.com, isn't currently active, SpywareRemove.com malware experts caution that Ahorrememoria may still be...

WinAnonymous

Posted: January 24, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
WinAnonymous WinAnonymous is a rogue anti-spyware program that is usually downloaded and installed onto your computer by a Trojan finding its way through browser security holes. Once downloaded, it will install itself without your authorization and it will then start an imaginary scan which will result in exaggerated notifications of security violation threats. WinAnonymous will then offer you to eliminate the threats by purchasing the full version of the program. You should not trust WinAnonymous for it is a fraud used to lure computer users out of their money.

SecureMyPcPCScanner

Posted: January 24, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
SecureMyPcPCScanner is a rogue anti-spyware application that is usually downloaded and installed onto your computer by a Trojan exploiting security holes. Once installed it will display notifications of non-existent security and privacy risks and try to scare you into buying the full version. SecureMyPcPCScanner can also download and install additional malware, generate irritating pop-up advertisements, hijack your homepage, and in doing so, slow down your computer notably or cause it to crash. SecureMyPcPCScanner can be highly difficult to remove manually since it has the ability to...

PcRaiser

Posted: January 24, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
PcRaiser is a malware application that disguises itself as a computer optimizing tool claiming to have the ability to increase computer performance without any hardware upgrade. PcRaiser offers several services that can be performed after you purchase the full version. Once installed PcRaiser will show commercial adverts, connect itself to the internet and stay resident in background thus consuming your machine’s processing power to waste as PcRaiser is a fraud used to lure unsuspecting computer users out of their money.

MacSweeper

Posted: January 24, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
MacSweeper is a new generation rogue anti-spyware application aimed at Mac OS X users. As all of the rogue anti-spyware programs MacSweeper will display notifications and pop-ups of non-existent privacy threats as soon as it is installed. By displaying exaggerated threat reports MacSweeper will try to trick you into purchasing its full version. In addition, MacSweeper shows commercial adverts, connects itself to the internet and stays resident in the background thus consuming your machine’s processing power and causing its slowdown and instability. iMac users should be aware that...

AntiSpyBoss

Posted: January 17, 2008 | Category: Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs | Threat Level: 10/10
AntiSpyBoss AntiSpyBoss, or AntiSpywareBoss, is a rogue anti-spyware application designed to scare you into purchasing AntiSpyBoss's full version with misleading warning messages that pop up on your Taskbar. AntiSpyBoss is usually downloaded and installed via ZLOB/MediaAccess Codec installer from an adult site. Once you're infected, the Zlob Trojan will display misleading warning messages. AntiSpyBoss warning messages claim that your computer is infected with dangerous parasites/virus/trojan in an attempt to trick you into purchasing AntiSpyBoss's commercial version. In addition, AntiSpyBoss may...