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Conficker

Conficker, aka Downadup and Kido, is one of those nasty worms that sneaks into your PC by taking advantage of holes in Windows MS08-067. Conficker gets into your PC and then stops you from being able to visit anti-virus and anti-spyware websites. This of course makes it difficult for you to remove the infection. Conficker also has the uncanny ability to copy itself when you reboot your machine. One of the worse things that this horrible worm does is to spread itself to other PC over your network. Microsoft attacked this problem by releasing a patch to fix the Windows flaw. 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 »

Kido

Kido, which is commonly known as Conficker, is a horrifying worm that will enter your computer without you knowing it. Kido does this by exploiting weaknesses in Windows MS08-067. This malicious worm will cause serious damage to your PC. Kido is diabolical because it prevents you from visiting anti-virus and anti-spyware sites which could remove the infection. What makes Kido so fiendish and dangerous is that it can spread its infection to countless other PC's over your network. 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 »

Personal Defender 2009

Personal Defender 2009 is a malware pretending to be a security tool. Personal Defender 2009 gets into your system via a Trojan. The Trojan tricks you into downloading it by imitating a Windows Firewall. By downloading the phony Windows Firewall, you actually download the Trojan that will install the rogue Personal Defender 2009 program. Read more »

Ultra Antivirus 2009

Ultra Antivirus 2009, which is a variant of Antivirus 2009, is another rogue application. Ultra Antivirus 2009 will enter your PC through the Zlob Trojan by acting as an innocent video codec. Once Ultra Antivirus 2009 is installed onto your computer a scan will appear and pretend to warn you of multiple infections that do not exist. Annoying pop-ups and false alerts will also be triggered and be displayed on your PC screen. The purpose of these fraudulent advertising activities is to fool you into buying the full paid version of Ultra Antivirus 2009. Needless to say, the Ultra Antivirus 2009 is a useless scam application. These pop-ups and alerts make it quite difficult and frustrating to use your PC. The perpetrators of this scam are internet terrorists as well as criminals: trying to scare you, terrorize the use of your PC and steal your money. Stand up to these miscreants and don't fall prey to buying their sham program. If you believe you have been a victim of Ultra Antivirus 2009, remove the infection ASAP. 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 »

AntivirusLab 2009

AntivirusLab 2009 (AntivirusLab2009 or Antivirus Lab 2009) is a fake anti-spyware software related to AntiVirus 2008 (Antivirus XP 2008, Windows Antivirus 2008, Vista Antivirus 2008, System Antivirus 2008, WinSpywareProtect and MS Antivirus 2008). AntivirusLab 2009 sneaks into your computer system with the help of Trojan Zlob (you may have downloaded a fake video codec with Trojan Zlob bundled), via a weak security hole. Like other common rogue, AntivirusLab 2009 will try to scare you with fake Windows Security Center messages that read: 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 »