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SaveDefender

SaveDefender is just another malicious antispyware product which is being used to try and get people to part with their money. SaveDefender or Save Defender actually had a reputation for creating false computer security tools and is not to be trusted. SaveDefender makes use of fake online scans which it uses by scaring it's victims into purchasing the full version. It also highly suggests that you make use of SaveDefender in order to remove the infections that it claims is running on your machine. 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »