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Green-av.com

Green-av.com is a malicious domain and website designed to promote and distribute the rogue anti-spyware program Green AV. Green-av.com uses deceiving and misleading web pages to entice computer users to download and purchase the Green AV application. Read more »

Windows Antivirus Pro

Windows Antivirus Pro is a rogue security application that tries to trick you into buying their phony program with false alerts and scan results. Windows Antivirus Pro carries out its evil deeds through the use of Trojan viruses usually a variation of Zlob. Once your PC is infected with Trojan Zlob files, it may prevent you from opening legitimate security programs or Windows tools such as your Task Manager. Be on guard for one of the following alerts that may appear on the system tray next to the taskbar clock: Read more »

Secure Antivirus Pro

Antivirus Pro is another one of those rogue anti-spyware applications on the web. As in all scam programs Antivirus Pro will throw phony pop-up ads and alerts at you trying to con you into believing that your PC is infected. Here's an example of what their alerts look like: Read more »

Antivirus System 2009

Antivirus System 2009, also known as System Antivirus 2008, Ultimate Antivirus 2008, Vista Antivirus 2008, and XP Antivirus 2008 is a fake anti-spyware application once again terrorizing the web. Just like its previous clones, Antivirus System 2009 spreads through the nefarious Trojan.Zlob or Trojan.Vundo. The Trojans are usually found on dubious websites that include pornographic sites or are bunlded on fake video codec's. Read more »

Malware Cleaner

Malware Cleaner is a phony anti-spyware application that should not be confused with the retail Norma Malware Cleaner program. Malware Cleaner is much different from any type of legitimate malware removal application. Malware Cleaner is basically rogue security software that uses dishonest tactics aiding in the extortion of money from computer users. One of the devious attempts to convince computer users to purchase Malware Cleaner is through a fake Windows Security Center notification recommending virus protection. Read more »

Conficker.E

Conficker.E is another version of the Conficker Worm. The authors of Conficker have created Conficker.E as an update to previous versions to use a new tactic of spreading or downloading the rogue anti-spyware program Spyware Protect 2009. Conficker.E is also known to download W32.Waledac Trojan, which is an older Trojan infection that could steal password information and transfer information through remote connections. Read more »

HomeAntivirus 2009

HomeAntivirus 2009, or Home Antivirus 2009, is a deceitful application that is designed to extort money from you through various fake advertising messages and system scans. HomeAntivirus 2009 is offered as a security protection program for Windows claiming to provide firewall protection, block popups and protect your system from threats. All of these functions are not part of the HomeAntivirus 2009 application but used to making you think HomeAntivirus 2009 will provide you with a high level of protection. Read more »

Green Antivirus 2009

Green Antivirus 2009 is the latest and greatest scam in the market of new rogues. We're not getting any breaks from these malicious hackers! But, we have them under our belts! Read more »

Virus Doctor

Virus Doctor (VirusDoctor) is a fake spyware remover. Virus Doctor sneaks into your computer system to use all mean necessary to empty your pockets. Virus Doctor will try to scare you with fake messages, as well as, bogus scans and scan results stating that you have been infected with spyware to push you into buying the full Virus Doctor to solve your spyware problems. Read more »

System Guard 2009

System Guard 2009 (SystemGuard 2009) is a fake spyware remover usually installed by Trojan Zlob. Like other rogue anti-spyware programs, System Guard 2009 is known to trick gullible users into buying System Guard 2009's full version as a legitimate software. Truth is, System Guard 2009 is just another scam that uses fake popups and system notifications to make you believe you are infested with spyware. System Guard 2009 may also try to deceive you with misleading ads on websites. Read more »