Monthly Archive: November 2011

Nov 24

Cloud AV 2012 rogue of the FakeScanti Family

Cloud AV 2012 is a rogue of the FakeScanti Family, that uses deceptive tactics, fake spam email alerts, and results of fake scans showing the computer being infected, and also the blocking of all applications when trying to run them to scare the user into buying the rogue to clean the fake infections shown. Files …

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Nov 18

AV Protection 2011 Rogue of the FakeScanti Family

AV Protection 2011 is a rogue of the FakeScanti Family, that uses deceptive tactics, fake spam email alerts, and results of fake scans showing the computer being infected, and also the blocking of all applications when trying to run them to scare the user into buying the rogue to clean the fake infections shown. Files …

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Nov 15

System Fix Rogue of the FakesysDef Family

System Fix, a rogue of the FakeSysDef Family which uses fake scareware of having hard drive and system errors to scare those infected to buy the rogue. The FakeSysDef rogues also includes an MBR (Master Boot Record) Rootkit like TDSS, TDL#, or Sinowal used for profiting from search engine results hijackings even after the user purchases the rogue.   Files and Locations: …

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Nov 10

AV Security 2012 Rogue of the FakeScanti Family

AV Security 2012 is a rogue of the FakeScanti Family, that uses scare tactics with fake scans results, fake Blue Screens with a fake windows restarting screen, along with the blocking of all applications when trying to run them to goad the user into buying the rogue to clean the fake infections shown. This new …

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Nov 06

Privacy Protection Rogue of the Malware Protection Family

Privacy Protection is a rogue that is part of the Malware Protection family of rogues that uses fake alert and fake scan results as scare tactics to get the user to purchase the rogue. Files and Locations: %COMMON_APPDATA%\privacy.exe When the rogue runs, it blocks the running of all other applications, except when in Safe  Mode, one …

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