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Security Guard

Security Guard (also known as SecurityGuard) is yet another rogue anti-spyware program, only out to extort money from unsuspecting users. Security Guard is a clone of Cleanup Antivirus Security Guard tends to sneak into a computer system while users are unknowingly searching for codec updates and the likes of… this is only one of the ways in which Security Guard infiltrates a system. Fake malware system scans and spam e-mails may also contribute to the probability of Security Guard entering into a computer system. Read more »

Antivirus 7

Antivirus 7 is a dangerous rogue antispyware application that you don't want anywhere near your computer. You need to be aware of the factor that everything related to Block Protector is one big scam. Antivirus 7 or Antivirus7 will gain access to your computer without your knowledge or consent. You need to know that if a system scan starts by itself, that this is completely fake. Antivirus 7 will also present you with fake system scan results, which warns you of various threats which you have on your machine. Read more »

Antivirus Soft

Antivirus Soft which is also called AntivirusSoft , grants you the same protection as its predecessors. The list of which runs into the hundreds… all of which are rogue anti-spyware applications, just like Antivirus Soft. This malicious software tends to be advertised via online advertisements. The installation process begins at quite respectable websites, where the creators of these dubious applications, hackers, proceed to publish their forbidden content (forbidden or not approved by the publishers of these legitimate websites). For instance, they may post an advertisement inviting the user to read particular breaking news. Read more »

Win Security 360

Win Security 360

Win Security 360 is a malicious anti-spyware program that enters users computers without their knowledge. The main aim of Win Security 360 is to scare computer users using various methods such as popup warning messages, generated fake system scans and so on. Win Security 360 gets into users computers through fake websites, where a pop-up is shown, which warns of an infection. After clicking the pop-up, a Trojan will open up a system hole through which Win Security 360 gets in! Read more »

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 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 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 »