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Trust Fighter

Trust Fighter is the newest fake antispyware program which may go by the name of TrustFighter and is avclone of manu other same looking programs like Safe Fighter. Trust Fighter may enter your system through malicious pop ups or banners or a Video Codec. At first it may show an imaginary system scan which will show that You have a highly infected computer. Trust Fighter will then proceed to offer you a solution to your problems in the form of a full version Trust Fighter which you can purchase. It will alert you to the factor that if you purchase the full version of Trust Fighter, it will remove any dangerous threats which are on your machine. The reality of the situation is the TrustFighter scan is false, the results are false and the full version is false. The only thing which is not false is the factor that TrustFighter is dangerous and you need to get it off your machine as quickly as you can. Read more »

Antivirus program

Antivirus is the newest fake anti-spyware program and is an anti spyware application, which has been designed in order to scare users into buying the full version, which doesn't exist. The way that this alarming Antivirus gets into your machine is via the Zlob/MediaAccess Codec installer, usually this is on pornographic related websites. Antivirus program does a good job of conning you with the use of annoying pop up notifications that things are wrong with your machine. Read more »

SecureFighter

SecureFighter is a clever and manipulative anti spyware application. It makes use of fake scan results in order to try to convince innocent users into purchasing a full version. SecureFighter is the newest exact clone of unstopable rogue family SecureVeteran, SecurityFighter and so on and so forth..... Read more »

Fake Windows Security Center

Fake Windows Security Center is a rogue anti-spyware program designed to display ambiguous popup notifications warning you of a virus or spyware parasite being found. Fake Windows Security Center is able to conduct system scans that return many erroneous results all in an attempt to get you to purchase the full Fake Windows Security Center application. Fake Windows Security Center does not have the capability to detect and remove computer parasites or malware. Read more »

SafetyKeeper

SafetyKeeper is of the newer and more dangerous antispyware software on the Internet. It is a direct copy of SaveKeeper or SystemCop. SafetyKeeper will penetrate your system when you least expect it through malicious Trojans. Once it is on your machine, this is when the real problems start. You will start receiving notifications after a scan has been done, that alert you to various infections which are running on your computer. Read more »

AntivirusBEST

AntivirusBEST is a bogus anti-spyware program. AntivirusBEST uses very similar tactics to other rogue anti-spyware programs. Once you've installed AntivirusBEST and run its scanner, the scanner will show results stating that your PC has tons of infections when in fact these scan results are all made up to con you into buying the full paid version of the AntivirusBEST program. Read more »

Registry Doktor 2009

Registry Doktor 2009 is a rogue registry cleaner application that is designed to display various fake advertising messages and system errors only to extort money from you. Offered as a registry cleaner, Registry Doktor 2009 falsely claims to be able to remove registry errors from a Windows system. These functions are not part of the Registry Doktor 2009 application but used to make you think that Registry Doktor 2009 will provide you with security protection. Read more »

Rootkit.TDSS

Rootkit.TDSS or Rootkit.TDss, is a malevolent rootkit parasite that is able to open up your system to outside attacks. Rootkit.TDSS enables remote hackers to gain access to your computer and use it to carry out malicious functions or actions over the internet. Rootkit.TDSS can be hidden residing in the system memory. Rootkit.TDSS may also block access to security related sites or applications preventing removal and detection in some cases. Read more »

Virus Sweeper

Virus Sweeper, also known as VirusSweeper, is a fake anti-spyware program that may come from a Trojan horse infection. Virus Sweeper, once installed, prompts you with multiple bogus popup messages. If any of the Virus Sweeper popup messages are clicked on then it may redirect you to a malicious website that advertises rogue anti-spyware programs. Read more »

Conficker.C

Conficker.C, aka Worm:Win32/Conficker.D, W32/Confick-G, and Trojan.Win32.Pakes.ngs, is a brand new modified version of the horrible Conficker worm which caused PC users' lots of headaches since being spotted in late 2008. Conficker.C is scheduled to attack on April 1st. Conficker.C will have the ability to perform many damaging acts to your computer. It will try to disable your Windows Automatic Update and stop you from accessing Windows Security Center. Read more »