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Multi-Rogue Defender

Posted: December 27, 2012

Multi-Rogue Defender is a sub-category of FakeRean, a large group of rogue anti-malware, anti-spyware and anti-virus programs that display fake system information to promote the purchase of their own scamware. Members of the Multi-Rogue Defender branch of FakeRean may adjust their names to match your operating system and also are likely to disable various security-related Windows applications. While Multi-Rogue Defender members tend to look similar to actual anti-malware scanners, they can neither detect nor delete malware of any sort, and SpywareRemove.com malware experts recommend that you use legitimate anti-malware products to remove any confirmed Multi-Rogue Defender infection.

Up Against the Digital Wall Against Multi-Rogue Defender's Concept of PC Defense

The Multi-Rogue Defender category of scamware programs include many variants such as Any operating systems referenced in their names may be adjusted to the local one (for instance, Vista computers will experience attacks from Vista Defender Pro instead of XP Defender Pro). Despite the wide range of brand names that are used by these programs, all variants of Multi-Rogue Defender are very similar to each other in terms of their functions.

Multi-Rogue Defender will act like an actual anti-malware program but can't detect real PC threats. To overcome this deficit, Multi-Rogue Defender will display several types of pop-up alerts, including some that imitate Windows features, all of which display inaccurate information about the presence of spyware, Registry attacks and other PC threats. Multi-Rogue Defender also may conduct equally fraudulent system scans automatically, which SpywareRemove.com malware researchers have found to display large quantities of fake infections – at least until you deign to register your copy of Multi-Rogue Defender and 'remove' these fake viruses, Trojans and other malware.

Naturally, as a rogue anti-malware program, no variant of Multi-Rogue Defender ever should be purchased. However, using free keys to register any variant of Multi-Rogue Defender may be considered as part of a disinfection routine that removes Multi-Rogue Defender from your computer.

Cutting Multi-Rogue Defender's Infinite Brands Down to Size

Multi-Rogue Defender often is installed by a separate Trojan dropper – which may or may not delete itself afterward – that is, itself, installed through malicious browser exploits. Since SpywareRemove.com malware research team has found cases of FakeRean scamware like members of Multi-Rogue Defender engaging in attacks that disable applications and security features, deleting Multi-Rogue Defender posthaste should be considered a high priority security issue for any PC user. Since program-blocking attacks by Multi-Rogue Defender will detect programs to terminate by their file names, you may wish to rename a blocked program into an allowable one (such as svchost.exe) to launch it while Multi-Rogue Defender is still open.

However, disabling Multi-Rogue Defender before you try to delete Multi-Rogue Defender from your PC is the strategy SpywareRemove.com malware experts generally recommend. Windows Safe Mode usually is considered the easiest way to disable Multi-Rogue Defender and other malware, although other solutions also are available in the event that you experience problems even in Safe Mode. Because Multi-Rogue Defender is likely to be installed along with other malware, you should use thorough anti-malware scans to remove Multi-Rogue Defender and related infections.

Use SpyHunter to Detect and Remove PC Threats

If you are concerned that malware or PC threats similar to Multi-Rogue Defender 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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