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Ghost Antivirus

Ghost Antivirus or GhostAntivirus actually had a reputation for creating false computer security tools and is never to be trusted, regardless of what the circumstances may be. Ghost Antivirus will try and convince you that you have many malicious threats running on your computer, with the purpose of trying to make you buy the full version. You may see a fake system scan, fake system scan report results as well as fake computer security system notifications. Read more »

System Adware Scanner 2010

System Adware Scanner 2010 is no joke and is a fake product that uses fake tricks. Don't download, install or purchase anything which is even remotely associated to System Adware Scanner 2010. Even though it may sound like SystemAdwareScanner 2010 is a good product that will help your computer, you need to know that this is just one big attempt by very bad people to try and steal your money. System Adware Scanner 2010 takes advantage of innocent computer user's lack of knowledge. System Adware Scanner 2010 is a horrible money making scheme that you must never fall for. Read more »

Internet Security 2010

Internet Security 2010 is a dangerous rogue antispyware application that you want to keep as far away from your computer as possible. Internet Security 2010 will make use of a variety of tactics in order to try to convince you that you have dangerous threats running on your computer system. You need to know that everything that is associated to Internet Security 2010 is actually a scam.Internet Security 2010 may also go by the name of InternetSecurity2010 even though they are exactly the same. Read more »

KeepCop

KeepCop is a rogue antispyware application and will not help your computer like the name suggests. It actually comes from the same family as similar AntiAID antispyware applications. The truth of the matter is that everything about KeepCop is fake. KeepCop may gain access to your computer without your knowledge or consent via a certain Trojan or a security hole within your internet browser. KeepCop will install itself on your computer system and will make sure that it automatically activates each time that you start up Windows. KeepCop will show you a fake system scan, which will look like there is a real system scan of your computer taking place. Everything which KeepCop does is all part of the big plan in order to try and steal your money. Do not fall for any of this, as you will only be left with no money and a computer that completely malfunctions and is problematic. Read more »

AntivirusLive

AntivirusLive is a malicious and deceptive rogue antispyware application that comes from the same family as Winisoft. AntivirusLive may or Antivirus Live gain access to your computer when you least expect it without your knowledge or consent. Once AntivirusLive has gained access to your machine, it will automatically install itself onto your computer and start up each time that you start Windows. Read more »

Desktop Defender 2010

Desktop Defender 2010 is a rogue anti-spyware application, which was probably created by the same group of scammers who created many other fake programs, that are all spreading through the internet and DesktopDefender2010 is no exception. Desktop Defender 2010 tends to be installed via Trojan applications, such as Zlob or Vundo. These Trojans gain access to the computer via security holes. Desktop Defender 2010 can also be installed manually by the system user from the DesktopDefender2010 website. Once installed, this rogue uses well known schemes and tactics to coerce users into purchasing a licensed version of this fake anti-spyware. Desktop Defender 2010 might flood the user's computer with pop-up alert messages about fake infections and dangerous security problems. Of course, the claim following these pop-ups is such that these infections can only be removed with the full version of this rogue. Best bet is to remove Desktop Defender 2010 as soon as it has been detected. Read more »

Cyber Security

Cyber Security is yet another deceptive rogue antispyware application. CyberSecurity makes use of a false scan, false scan report results as well false security notifications in order to try to trick users into handing over their money. Cyber Security may seem like a decent application that will guard your computer, but the truth of the matter is that Cyber Security will not guard your computer in any way and will only cause you many computer problems because it is a clone of an older rogue program Total Security. Read more »

Home Personal Antivirus

Home Personal Antivirus is malware which tries to pull itself off as a Windows Optimisation program. The truth of the matter is that Home Personal Antivirus has nothing to do with Microsoft at all. Home Personal Antivirus or HomePersonalAntivirus is a fake Windows system optimisation program but it does not improve your machine like the name suggets; instead it adds a degree of danger and Read more »

SaveArmor

SaveArmor is a malicious threat that you need to keep your eyes open for. SaveArmor gains direct access to your machine after you have installed a specific video Codec or a Trojan. SaveArmor may not come alone and may be bundled with various other malicious threats that could cause serious amounts of damage to your computer. If you suspect that you have SaveArmor on your machine, then you need to remove it very quickly before it causes you further unnecessary damage. Read more »

CoreGuard Antivirus 2009

CoreGuard Antivirus 2009, or Core Guard Antivirus 2009, is a fake anti-spyware application that uses deceptive methods to swindle a computer user into purchasing a full version of the CoreGuard Antivirus 2009 program. CoreGuard Antivirus 2009 may be installed by a Trojan horse infection or from a web site that advertises the CoreGuard Antivirus 2009 application. Read more »