Total Rogue Antispyware parasites in our DB: 973
Rogue Antispyware added today: 0
WHAT ARE ROGUE ANTISPYWARE
Rogue Antispyware are parasites that mimic legitimate antiviruses and anti-spyware programs. These programs do not have real security application capabilities. Rogue Anti-Spyware programs come without any real parasite database and all parasites they detect are predefined in their code. These fake anti-spyware programs will refuse to fix any of the infections without paying for them first. After the payment, some will claim that infections are cleaned up, and some will ignore the payments at all. This classifies rogues as subsection of Malware.
Newest Rogue Antispyware
AntiVirus Plus 2014 is a freshly-released rogue anti-spyware, which belongs to the same group of threats as Privacy Protection, Security Protection and many other rogues. Just like previous viruses, this program is set to the only aim - make people believe that their computers are infected. That's why as soon... More...
Windows Warding Module is a dangerous rogue anti-spyware, which belongs to a huge family of viruses known as Fakevimes (you can find the latest threats that belong to this family at the end of this post). Please, be very careful with this and any other Fakevimes virus because they all... More...
Windows Active HotSpot is a dangerous rogue anti-spyware, which belongs to same cyber crooks as Windows Expert Console, Windows Cleaning Toolkit and many other rogues. In most of the cases, users don't even notice their infiltration moment because they always rely on trojans when they try to infect computers. However, no matter... More...
DATABASE OF Rogue Antispyware PARASITES
Internet Security is a fake antivirus program that was designed by computer hackers to steal the money from random PC us...
Internet Security 2012 is a fake antivirus that is distributed by the same gang pushing fake HDD rogue optimizers such a...
Security Shield is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as System Tool and Security Tool. Once installed, i...
Smart Fortress 2012 is a rogue anti-spyware program that uses various misleading methods to scare you into thinking that...
System Check is a fake defragmenter that shouldn't be left on your computer although you have never actually installed i...
007 AntiSpyware is a potentially unwanted application that may report fake computer security threats. This program can b...
24/7 PC Guard is a rogue anti-spyware, which actively tries to convince its victims that they should purchase its licens...
A-Fast Antivirus is a rogue anti-spyware program that uses misleading methods to scare users into thinking that their co...
Active Antivir is yet another rogue anti-spyware application that intentionally displays false scan results and bogus se...
Active Security is a misleading application from the same family as Protection System and CoreGuard Antivirus 2009. The ...
Additional Guard is a misleading anti-spyware application, fake spyware removal tool. Basically, it is just a rename of ...
AdProtect is a rogue anti-spyware program, fake spyware remover. This misleading tool is usually installed without user'...
Advanced Antispyware Solution is a rogue anti-spyware application that gives false security reports of dangerous threats...
Advanced Antivirus Remover is a misleading security application that uses false scan results and fake security alerts to...
Advanced Defender is a rogue anti-spyware program that is promoted and installed through the use of malicious software, ...
Advanced PC Shield 2012 is a corrupted antivirus, rogue anti-spyware, that is distributed by using illegal and offensive...
Advanced Security Tool 2010 is a rogue security program that use deceiving methods to trick you into thinking that your ...
Advanced Spyware Detect is yet another rogue anti-spyware application. The main purpose of this rogue is to scare the us...
Advanced Spyware Detector is another rogue anti-spyware application, fake spyware remover. Like many similar rogue progr...
Advanced Virus Protection is a misleading security application that displays false or exaggerated scan results and fake ...
HOW TO REMOVE ROGUE ANTISPYWARE
Rogue Anti-Spyware programs are related to adware. That is, they aggressively promote their services. In some cases they block regular PC functions like task manager to simulate heavy infections and force people into spending money. Differently from regular Adware, Rogue Antispyware programs advertise their own services only.
Rogue AntiSpyware are spread by Trojans usually. That is they are either downloaded by trojans infecting PC or are distributed as fake software updates, codecs and alike. Quite often browser, JAVA or Flash vulnerabilities are used to infect PCs as well. In some cases, users can not tell how they got Rogue Anti-Spyware infection.
Rogue Anti-Spyware programs are quite difficult to remove because of their ability to disable regular antiviruses and Anti-Spyware programs. This is especially true for regular antivirus packages that have limited protection against malware attacks. Some Rogue parasites come with additional trojans and rootkits, that make removal especially difficult.
Examples of Rogue AntiSpyware parasites:
Security Tool - this parasite is best know Rogue parasite from 2009 till 2010. It has quite generic name and reputable design that made people believe that they pay for real thing. Security Tool makers produced tons of rogues with similar design and capabilities.
AVG Antivirus 2011 - this rogue mimics name of legitimate antivirus package. It tries to cash in by misusing good name of AVG antivirus. There are several other parasites that have similar names to regular programs.
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