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Multi-Rogue 2014

Posted: September 8, 2014

While rogue anti-malware products remain profitable for numerous persons, new families and branches of those families will remain to be elaborated, such as the new . Multi-Rogue 2014 includes a range of fake anti-malware scanners differentiated from each other primarily by name, rather than functionality. All members of this family are unable to provide the security features they claim to have, and malware experts urge their immediate deletion via real anti-malware software as quickly and comprehensively as possible.

A Rogue by Many Names

Multi-Rogue 2014 is one of the latest sub-divisions of a scamware family alternately referred to as either Braviax or FakeRean, with additional divisions often being based on the year appended to each member's name (2013 or 2012, for example). Although malware researchers only confirmed Multi-Rogue 2014's existence relatively recently, the overall family has been active for years, with distribution models based on compromised website-hosted content. Normally, a variant of Multi-Rogue 2014 will be installed through a fake security warning, advertisement or online system scanner.

After the installation, Multi-Rogue 2014 will configure itself to launch automatically whenever Windows starts (Multi-Rogue 2014 is specific to Windows, with no known variants for other OSes, so far). This automatic startup allows Multi-Rogue 2014 to load fake warning messages about the presence of spyware, pretend to 'scan' your PC for threats or even stop other applications. Malware experts see evidence that Multi-Rogue 2014 may use more than one method to block software, including monitoring your PC's memory processes or modifying the system Registry. Multi-Rogue 2014 also may hijack a vulnerable Web browser.

For now, identified variants of Multi-Rogue 2014 include In all cases, Multi-Rogue 2014 variants attempt to encourage the registration of their software for money, even though there are no actual security benefits to gain from registering Multi-Rogue 2014.

Dispelling the Strategy of Fake Security Software

Buying Multi-Rogue 2014's registration may hold no benefits, but using free codes for the same purpose can provide some minor advantages that allow you to uninstall Multi-Rogue 2014 efficiently. However, even if you don't take advantage of that method, you should remove Multi-Rogue 2014 as soon as you can disable Multi-Rogue 2014 and gain access to a good anti-malware solution. PCs with an active installation of Multi-Rogue 2014 will be at extra risk from other threats, in addition to the attacks Multi-Rogue 2014 is noted for instigating on its own.

Multi-Rogue 2014 may use Web-browsing content, such as advertisements, to install its individual members. Besides partaking of the use of security products designed to block these attacks, you also may consider updating your software, blocking scripts and using a less-frequently-targeted browser to surf the Web. Despite that, as long as you take necessary measures to identify scamware like Multi-Rogue 2014, malware researchers find that Multi-Rogue 2014 should be in a position to do minimal harm to your PC before removal.

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