SpyOnThis

by Ugnius Kiguolis - - | Type: Corrupt Anti-Spyware

SpyOnThis is a corrupt anti-spyware program that uses false positives. We have tested this spyware remover on absolutely clean computer that was never infected with spyware, trojans, viruses or any other malicious parasites. However, SpyOnThis managed to detect 12 malware components related to 8 different parasites.

Further analysis revealed that absolutely all detected objects were actually associated with fully legitimate popular software installed to the test system. For instance, SpyOnThis identifies files related to Gaim, a popular instant messenger, and the GTK toolkit as the SaveKeysUndetectable spyware. The program detects FileZilla, a harmless FTP client as the UrlBlaze parasite; eMule, a popular peer-to-peer client – as the BearShare threat. Furthermore, SpyOnThis associates registry entries of pcDefense, a legitimate security suite with the PC Remote Control spyware. Other harmless, safe objects related to Creative sound card drivers, the Windows operating system and Adobe Photoshop were also identified as parasite components. This clearly shows that SpyOnThis cannot be trusted. Take a look on one of the screenshots provided below.

The free version refuses to remove any parasites it finds and asks to register and purchase the full product. SpyOnThis Monitor, the real-time protection tool installed alongside the spyware remover, does not work in the free version.

Domains associated with SpyOnThis are spyonthis.net and hijack-this.net. The latter exploits the name of HijackThis, a popular spyware removal tool.

We DO NOT recommend purchasing SpyOnThis. This program may corrupt your system and damage legitimate software installed.

SpyOnThis download: not recommended

SpyOnThis was carefully tested by 2-spyware.com research center. The review is the result of our test. If you know additional information about SpyOnThis please send us the note
Advice: If your computer seems sluggish, or you are suffering from unwanted advertisements and redirects to unknown websites, we highly recommend you to scan it with reputable anti-spyware program. Do some FREE scan tests and check the system for unwanted applications that might be responsible for these problems.
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Compatible with Microsoft Windows Compatible with OS X
What to do if failed?
If you failed to remove infection using Reimage, submit a question to our support team and provide as much details as possible.
Reimage is a recommended tool to scan your system for possible threats and crappy software. The trial version of the product will find harmful applications in your system. Free scanner allows you to check whether your PC is infected or not. If you need to remove malware, you have to purchase the licensed version of Reimage malware removal tool.

More information about this program can be found in Reimage review.

More information about this program can be found in Reimage review.
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About the author

Ugnius Kiguolis
Ugnius Kiguolis - The mastermind

Ugnius Kiguolis is a professional malware analyst who is also the founder and the owner of 2-Spyware. At the moment, he takes over asĀ Editor-in-chief. More

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