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Fast Antivirus 2011

There is a family of rogues which appear to be very similar to legitimate antivirus applications. Fast Antivirus 2011 is one of these rogue antispyware applications and it is able to fool millions of users worldwide, because it has a sophisticated interface and it basically does not differ from a popular computer safeguard program. But that is only a nice cover of a very nasty book. Read more »

Home Safety Essentials

Home Safety Essentials is a fake antivirus program that you should stay away from. It is a newer version of such rogues as PC Security Guardian, Anti-Malware Lab and Internet Security Essentials; and it is very eager to rip you off to the very last cent. Home Safety Essentials can easily accomplish that by looking and behaving like a genuine antivirus program. What is more, it even seamlessly infiltrates itself into your Windows explorer layout, making it look as if it is supposed to be there. Read more »

Wolfram Antivirus

It can be easy to fall for the vindictive lies of seemingly legitimate looking rogue security tools such as Wolfram Antivirus, but do not be fooled. Although Wolfram Antivirus may come across as a genuine and user friendly security tool, the truth is it has none of its advertised abilities and users who value the security of their PCs should destroy Wolfram Antivirus as soon as it is detected. This rogue was never designed to be of any value to a PC, but instead only to rip consumers off and leave them with nothing of value in return. Read more »

Bogema Security

Even despite all the efforts of the online security industry to educate their consumers on all the dangers of allowing rogue security tools to roam free on their systems, many users still fall for the seditious lies of harmful rogue antispyware applications like Bogema Security. This rogue in particular is dangerous infection designed to cause damage to PC owners’ systems in its campaign to fleece honest consumers out of their hard earned money. Read more »

Avast Enhanced Protection Mode

Here is another one for computer security news, but this one is a bit different from daily rogue applications. Avast Enhanced Protection Mode may come named differently : NOD32 ESET Smart Security Enhanced Protection Mode , Norton Enhanced Protection Mode or Avira Enhanced Protection Mode. This infection is usually spread through social networks, chats and other messaging services, where one will receive a tempting message with a link to a website. Read more »

Unlimited Defender

With all the sophistication invested in the development of fake security tools, it has become increasingly difficult even for experienced users to distinguish between genuine security tools and rubbish rogue antispyware applications like Unlimited Defender. This rogue in particular is a malicious threat only emulating the real workings of a proper security tool. It does not have the ability to identify or destroy any threat from the system and really is nothing more than a malicious infection in itself. Read more »

Total Protect

When looking for a powerful security application which will offer adequate protection to your PC from all the many threats out there, you should steer well clear of Total Protect. This rogue antispyware application was never designed to be of any benefit to a PC, but instead was created by cyber criminals to fleece unsuspecting PC owners out of their money. Of course the rogue will do everything in its power to come across as legitimate, but in reality Total Protect has no ability to detect or remove any type of threat from the system and is nothing more than a malicious infection itself. Read more »

Windows Test Master

Windows Test Master is a malicious rogue antispyware application designed to rip you off. It has no ability to live up to any of its over embellished promises, and never had any intention to either. This rogue will enter the system surreptitiously and will remain hidden until it is ready to start its attack against the system. This will usually be heralded by a fake system scan informing the user that his system is under attack. Users are warned never to believe any correspondence received from the rogue, but instead to delete Windows Test Master as soon as it is detected on the system. Failure to do so will only further allow the Windows Test Master rogue to cause more severe damage to the PC. Read more »

Windows Vista Fix

If you are looking for a powerful and user friendly security tool to keep your PC safe from malicious threats, then you should stay far away from Windows Vista Fix. This rogue antispyware application was not designed to ever protect PCs, but instead acts as a vehicle with which unscrupulous online criminals rip honest consumers off with. Of course Windows Vista Fix will try and appear as legitimate as possible to its victims, but users are warned that Windows Vista Fix has no ability to detect, quarantine or remove any type of threats from a system and is nothing more than a malicious threat in itself. Read more »

Windows XP Fix

Windows XP Fix is a harmful and malicious rogue antispyware application which will try and come across as a genuine and user friendly application. This rogue was developed by cyber criminals in order to rip honest consumers off. It does not own the ability to identify, quarantine or remove any type of threat from the system, and is nothing more than a malicious threat in itself. Read more »