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Ultra Antivirus 2009

Ultra Antivirus 2009, which is a variant of Antivirus 2009, is another rogue application. Ultra Antivirus 2009 will enter your PC through the Zlob Trojan by acting as an innocent video codec. Once Ultra Antivirus 2009 is installed onto your computer a scan will appear and pretend to warn you of multiple infections that do not exist. Annoying pop-ups and false alerts will also be triggered and be displayed on your PC screen. The purpose of these fraudulent advertising activities is to fool you into buying the full paid version of Ultra Antivirus 2009. Needless to say, the Ultra Antivirus 2009 is a useless scam application. These pop-ups and alerts make it quite difficult and frustrating to use your PC. The perpetrators of this scam are internet terrorists as well as criminals: trying to scare you, terrorize the use of your PC and steal your money. Stand up to these miscreants and don't fall prey to buying their sham program. If you believe you have been a victim of Ultra Antivirus 2009, remove the infection ASAP. Read more »

WinDefender2008

WinDefender2008 (WinDefender 2008 or Win Defender 2008) is a rogue spyware remover that leaps into your computer by Trojan Zlob through system security holes and tries to make you believe its a Windows XP or Vista security program. WinDefender2008 runs when Windows starts, generating fake security popups and fake system messages reading: Read more »

AntiSpyPro

AntiSpyPro is a rogue anti-spyware application that is usually downloaded and installed by a Trojan Zlob parasite. The Trojan program most often gets into the system bundled with a fake video codec or under other dubious circumstances. Once executed, it will download and install the BHO into your Internet Explorer that will hijack your Google and Yahoo search results and display false notifications claiming that your system is in serious danger and offering you to download a "reliable" anti-spyware application AntiSpyPro. However, in reality AntiSpyPro will not clean your system but might actually expose your PC to more serious threats. Read more »

IEDefender

IEDefender is labeled as a rogue anti-spyware program because of its aggressive, deceptive advertising methods. Even though the IEDefender scans for malware, its advertising tricks you into purchasing the program by presenting you with intrusive, deceptive warnings. Read more »

SystemDefender

SystemDefender is a rogue PC security application that pops up a fake notification to make you believe that your computer is infected with spyware. It can be easy to fall for the vicious and clever lies of rogue security tools such as SystemDefender. This rogue security tool was designed to trick users into believing it to be a genuine security tool, and to part with their money for this worthless software. Despite what SystemDefender might like its victims to believe, it does not own the ability to detect, quarantine or remove any type of infection and certainly cannot protect the system against any type of threat. Read more »

eBlaster

eBlaster is a keylogger which is able to monitor your computer activity. Usually eBlaster is installed by employers, parents or other persons who want to track someone. There is a possibility though, that malicious piece of software (or named somehow differently) can enter your computer bundled with other malware, and you will never know that something is wrong or that eBlaster is logging your activity, because it hides itself from the user. Read more »

Zlob

Zlob is a backdoor Trojan that allows attackers remote control over your computer. Zlob uses a remote connection which allows the attacker to perform malicious actions such as downloading and installing software without your consent. Zlob may also execute certain commands and manage the entire computer, leaving your computer exposed to further malware infection. Read more »