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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 »

Downadup

The Downadup, which also goes by the name of Conficker and Kido, is a wicked worm. Downadup can get into your PC because of weaknesses in MS08-067 Windows. The Downadup worm is very dangerous because it can keep infecting other computers over your network and spread by doing the same with another PC that it infects. Because the Downadup worm can spread so easily and fast, it is causing a major problem for PC's all around the world. Experts have already estimated that Read more »

Spyware Guard 2008

Spyware Guard 2008 is a sham security software program. Spyware Guard 2008 will most likely enter your PC through a Trojan. Like other scam security programs, Spyware Guard 2008 will start flooding your computer screen with non-stop pop ups and fake security warnings that will tell you that your PC is infected. Spyware Guard 2008 uses this common scare tactic to fool you so that you will buy the sham Spyware Guard 2008 program. Don't get hustled by these hucksters. Spyware Guard 2008 is not interested in removing any infections in your PC, they only want to take your money for a useless program. Remember that the only infection that your PC has is Spyware Guard 2008. Don't click on any of the pop ups and don't purchase any security programs from Spyware Guard 2008. If you see these Spyware Guard 2008 pop ups, use a reliable anti-spyware program to remove the infection as soon as possible. Read more »

Smart Antivirus 2009

Smart Antivirus 2009 is a fake spyware remover (related to MS Antivirus 2008) and copy of XPAntivirus and WinAntivirusPro. Smart Antivirus 2009 may have leaped into your computer with the help of Trojan Zlob or you may have been infected while visiting a domain related to the rogue. Once you're infected, Smart Antivirus 2009 may flood your system with an exaggerated amount of system notifications and error messages stating that you're infected with spyware. Read more »

Braviax

Braviax is a renegade anti-spyware application. Braviax may sometimes appear under the name Cru629. This phony program produces fake pop-up ads and warning alerts and will redirect your web browser to the homepage of the rogue anti-spyware program System Defender. They will then use their crooked ads to try and con you into buying the full version of the bogus anti-spyware application System Defender. If that wasn't enough, Braviax may also install additional malware onto your PC. The fake warning message looks like this: Read more »