Multi-Rogue 2013

Posted: November 5, 2012

Multi-Rogue 2013 Description

Multi-name rogue with 2013, also known as multi-rogue 2013, is a label that's applied to many of the most recent variants of FakeRean-based rogue anti-malware, anti-virus and anti-spyware scanners with the year 2013. The scamware often changes individual brand names while reusing the same basic interfaces, malicious attacks and fraudulent security features that are used to bully victims into purchasing registration keys for the fake security software. As one segment of an extremely large family, multi-name rogues with 2013 are noteworthy for its heavy distribution via drive-by-download exploits and the inclusion of serious security-harming attacks. SpywareRemove.com malware researchers recommend learning how to identify variants of multi-name rogues with 2013 so that they can be removed with a suitable anti-malware program as soon as they appear on your PC.

Multi-Name Rogues with 2013: the New Year's Malware Distributed Just a Little Ahead of Time

While fake anti-malware products from the multi-rogue 2013 umbrella are branded to look like 2013 releases of old security software, SpywareRemove.com malware analysts have confirmed that some variants of multi-rogue 2013 are being distributed in 2012. The most common infection vector for multi-rogue 2013 and other FakeRean scamware programs are malicious websites that use Blacole and similar browser exploit-based attacks. These attacks install multi-rogue 2013, either automatically or alongside a fake pop-up of a system scan, as soon as you load the web page. Having web-browsing security software, keeping your applications updated and disabling exploitable features when they're not required can prevent potential multi-rogue 2013 installations from succeeding.

Normal installations for multi-rogue 2013 will try to detect the victim's operating system and install an appropriate variant of multi-rogue 2013. Examples that SpywareRemove.com malware experts have seen in the wild include

Normal behavior for all variants of multi-rogue 2013 includes prominent displays of fake malware-related pop-up warnings, system scans that display nonexistent infections on your PC and other attempts to make multi-rogue 2013 look as though multi-rogue 2013 is finding significant evidence of unrelated and imaginary threats.

The Best Reasons to Make Deleting a Multi-Rogue 2013 Infection Your Highest Priority

SpywareRemove.com malware experts have also noted recurring trends for FakeRean scamware like multi-rogue 2013 to be involved in other attacks, in addition to their simple displays of fake system information. Recent FakeRean-based fake anti-malware products like multi-rogue 2013 have been known to block websites, display fake website errors, modify your security settings to increase your PC's susceptibility to attacks, block other programs and inject their components into the processes of unrelated programs.

Since these attacks can result in your computer being significantly damaged over time, SpywareRemove.com malware researchers recommend removal of multi-rogue 2013-based malware as soon as possible. Although you may need to use Safe Mode or other means to deactivate multi-rogue 2013 before you can access them, competent anti-malware programs should be used for this whenever they're available.

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If you are concerned that malware or PC threats similar to Multi-Rogue 2013 may have infected your computer, we recommend you start an in-depth system scan with SpyHunter. SpyHunter is an advanced malware protection and remediation application that offers subscribers a comprehensive method for protecting PCs from malware, in addition to providing one-on-one technical support service.

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Use SpyHunter to Detect and Remove PC Threats

If you are concerned that malware or PC threats similar to Multi-Rogue 2013 may have infected your computer, we recommend you start an in-depth system scan with SpyHunter. SpyHunter is an advanced malware protection and remediation application that offers subscribers a comprehensive method for protecting PCs from malware, in addition to providing one-on-one technical support service.

Download SpyHunter's Malware Scanner

Note: SpyHunter's free version is only for malware detection. If SpyHunter detects malware on your PC, you will need to purchase SpyHunter's malware tool to remove the malware threats. Learn more on SpyHunter. If you would like to uninstall SpyHunter for any reason, please follow these uninstall instructions. To learn more about our policies and practices, visit our EULA, Privacy Policy and Threat Assessment Criteria.

Why can't I open any program including SpyHunter? You may have a malware file running in memory that kills any programs that you try to launch on your PC. Tip: Download SpyHunter from a clean computer, copy it to a USB thumb drive, DVD or CD, then install it on the infected PC and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.

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