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Security Protection Image
Read 294,015 times | Last updated on June 17, 2011

Security Protection is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Malware Protection. This rogue displays false scan results in order to trick you into thinking that your computer is infected. When this infection is installed on your computer it will be configured to start automatically. Once started it will scan your computer and list numerous infections, but if you attempt to remove any of these so-called infections it will state that you first need to purchase the program in order to remove anything. As these scan results are all fake, please do not purchase this program based upon anything it states.

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Windows Steady Work Image
Read 5,252 times | Last updated on June 17, 2011

Windows Steady Work is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that is part of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials infection. When this infection is installed on your computer it will display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert that states that it has detected an Unknown Win32/Trojan on your computer.

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Windows Stability Alarm Image
Read 6,635 times | Last updated on June 15, 2011

Windows Stability Alarm is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that is part of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials infection. When this infection is installed on your computer it will display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert that states that it has detected an Unknown Win32/Trojan on your computer.

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Windows Accelerating Utlity Image
Read 4,666 times | Last updated on June 14, 2011

Windows Accelerating Utlity is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that is part of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials infection. When this infection is installed on your computer it will display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert that states that it has detected an Unknown Win32/Trojan on your computer.

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Windows Concern System Image
Read 6,238 times | Last updated on June 13, 2011

Windows Concern System is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that is part of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials infection. When this infection is installed on your computer it will display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert that states that it has detected an Unknown Win32/Trojan on your computer.

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Windows Examination Utility Image
Read 6,285 times | Last updated on June 10, 2011

Windows Examination Utility is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that is part of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials infection. When this infection is installed on your computer it will display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert that states that it has detected an Unknown Win32/Trojan on your computer.

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Personal Shield Pro Image
Read 77,125 times | Last updated on July 17, 2011

Personal Shield Pro is the name of a rogue that has belonged to numerous families of rogue anti-spyware programs in the past. The latest incarnation of this program is now MS Removal Tool family of rogue anti-spyware programs. This rogue is installed on your computer through the use of Trojans that pretend to be updates to various programs such as Flash, Shockwave, or codecs required to view an online video. These programs are also installed without your knowledge by exploiting vulnerabilities in programs installed on your computer when visiting normally safe sites that have been hacked with exploit kits. Regardless of how Personal Shield Pro arrives on your computer, when it is installed it will store the infection in a random folder located in C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ for Windows XP and C:\ProgramData in Windows Vista and Windows 7. The infection will then be configured to start automatically when you login to Windows.

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Windows Work Checker Image
Read 6,304 times | Last updated on June 9, 2011

Windows Work Checker is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that is part of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials infection. When this infection is installed on your computer it will display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert that states that it has detected an Unknown Win32/Trojan on your computer.

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Windows Monitoring Utility Image
Read 6,167 times | Last updated on June 8, 2011

Windows Monitoring Utility is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that is part of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials infection. When this infection is installed on your computer it will display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert that states that it has detected an Unknown Win32/Trojan on your computer.

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Milestone Antivirus Image
Read 6,288 times | Last updated on June 7, 2011

Milestone Antivirus is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Wireshark Antivirus. This rogue is attempting to confuse people by using a name that is well known in the security community. By using the name Wireshark, this rogue is trying to confuse users into thinking that they are related to the the legitimate network protocol analyzer called Wireshark that is commonly used to diagnose the traffic that is flowing over a network. Milestone Antivirus, though, is a program that ransoms the proper operation of your computer until you purchase it. Milestone Antivirus is promoted through the use of Trojans that will install the program onto your computer without permission as well as advertisements pretending to be online anti-malware scanners.

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Win 7 Antispyware 2012 & Vista Antivirus 2012 Image
Read 1,243,137 times | Last updated on December 17, 2012

Win 7 Antispyware 2012, Vista Antivirus 2012, and XP Security 2012 are all names for the same rogue anti-spyware program. This family of rogues is promoted in two ways. The first is through the use of fake online antivirus scanners that state that your computer is infected and then prompt you to download a file that will install the infection. The other method are hacked web sites that attempt to exploit vulnerabilities in programs that you are running on your computer to install the infection without your knowledge or permission. Regardless of how it is installed, once it is running on your computer it will install itself as a variety of different program names and graphical user interfaces depending on the version of Windows that is running. Regardless of the name, though, they are all ultimately the same program with just a different skin on it.

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Windows Troubles Killer Image
Read 7,705 times | Last updated on June 7, 2011

Windows Troubles Killer is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that is part of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials infection. When this infection is installed on your computer it will display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert that states that it has detected an Unknown Win32/Trojan on your computer.

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Windows Protection Alarm Image
Read 8,281 times | Last updated on June 6, 2011

Windows Protection Alarm is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that is part of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials infection. When this infection is installed on your computer it will display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert that states that it has detected an Unknown Win32/Trojan on your computer.

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Security Central Image
Read 22,959 times | Last updated on June 6, 2011

Security Central is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Security Center. This malware is installed onto your computer through the use of fake scanner pages and Trojans that pretend to be updates to Adobe Flash. When Security Central is installed onto a computer it will be configured to start automatically when Windows starts. Once started it will perform a fake scan of your computer and then state that there are numerous infections present. If you attempt to remove any of these so-called infections with the program it will state that it is unable to do so until you purchase it. As none of the infection files actually exist on your computer, please disregard these scan results and do not purchase the program.

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Security Essentials Ultimate Pack Image
Read 6,387 times | Last updated on June 6, 2011

Security Essentials Ultimate Pack is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Security Essentials 2011. This rogue is installed by malware that impersonates Flash updates or video codecs that are required to watch an online video. When you install these Trojans, instead of allowing you to watch the video they will instead download and install Security Essentials Ultimate Pack onto your computer without your permission or knowledge. Once Security Essentials Ultimate Pack is installed, it will be configured to start automatically when you log into Windows. Once started it will scan your computer, and when done, state that there are numerous infections on your computer, but will not allow you to remove any of them until you purchase the program. As the infections it shows are all fake, and as this program is a scam, you should definitely not purchase it. Also note that many of the files it states are infections are legitimate Windows files that if deleted could cause your computer to not operate correctly. Therefore, do not manually delete any of the files it states are infections.

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Windows Efficiency Analyzer Image
Read 6,650 times | Last updated on June 5, 2011

Windows Efficiency Analyzer is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that is part of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials infection. When this infection is installed on your computer it will display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert that states that it has detected an Unknown Win32/Trojan on your computer.

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Windows Salvage System Image
Read 6,508 times | Last updated on June 4, 2011

Windows Salvage System is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that is part of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials infection. When this infection is installed on your computer it will display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert that states that it has detected an Unknown Win32/Trojan on your computer.

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Windows Rescue Center Image
Read 7,962 times | Last updated on June 3, 2011

Windows Rescue Center is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that is part of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials infection. When this infection is installed on your computer it will display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert that states that it has detected an Unknown Win32/Trojan on your computer.

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Windows Crashes Deliverer Image
Read 7,132 times | Last updated on June 2, 2011

Windows Crashes Deliverer is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that is part of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials infection. When this infection is installed on your computer it will display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert that states that it has detected an Unknown Win32/Trojan on your computer.

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Mac Shield Image
Read 52,396 times | Last updated on June 2, 2011

Mac Shield is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that for the Mac OS operating system from the same family as Mac Guard. This infection is spread through spam, hacked sites that have poisoned the search results for image search engines such as Google Images, and hacked sites that infect you when you visit them. When you click on images belonging to the hacked sites, you will automatically be redirected to a page that shows an advertisement that pretends to be a fake online scanner. When these fake scans are finished, it will state that your computer is infected and then automatically download the Mac Shield program onto your computer. Once the program has finished downloading, the installer will start and prompt you to install the program.

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Windows Saviour Firewall Image
Read 5,760 times | Last updated on June 1, 2011

Windows Saviour Firewall is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that is part of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials infection. When this infection is installed on your computer it will display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert that states that it has detected an Unknown Win32/Trojan on your computer.

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Windows Accidents Prevention Image
Read 6,136 times | Last updated on May 31, 2011

Windows Accidents Prevention is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that is part of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials infection. When this infection is installed on your computer it will display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert that states that it has detected an Unknown Win32/Trojan on your computer.

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Windows Anticrashes Utility Image
Read 3,848 times | Last updated on May 30, 2011

Windows Anticrashes Utility is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that is part of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials infection. When this infection is installed on your computer it will display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert that states that it has detected an Unknown Win32/Trojan on your computer.

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Windows Troubles Solver  Image
Read 4,934 times | Last updated on May 30, 2011

Windows Troubles Solver is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that is part of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials infection. When this infection is installed on your computer it will display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert that states that it has detected an Unknown Win32/Trojan on your computer.

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Windows Necessary Firewall Image
Read 6,227 times | Last updated on May 28, 2011

Windows Necessary Firewall is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that is part of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials infection. When this infection is installed on your computer it will display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert that states that it has detected an Unknown Win32/Trojan on your computer.

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Windows Custom Settings Image
Read 6,408 times | Last updated on May 27, 2011

Windows Custom Settings is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that is part of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials infection. When this infection is installed on your computer it will display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert that states that it has detected an Unknown Win32/Trojan on your computer.

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Malware Protection Image
Read 43,248 times | Last updated on May 27, 2011

Malware Protection is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as Spyware Protection. This rogue displays false scan results in order to trick you into thinking that your computer is infected. When this infection is installed on your computer it will be configured to start automatically. Once started it will scan your computer and list numerous infections, but if you attempt to remove any of these so-called infections it will state that you first need to purchase the program in order to remove anything. As these scan results are all fake, please do not purchase this program based upon anything it states.

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Windows Risks Prevention Image
Read 4,538 times | Last updated on May 26, 2011

Windows Risks Prevention is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that is part of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials infection. When this infection is installed on your computer it will display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert that states that it has detected an Unknown Win32/Trojan on your computer.

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Windows Firewall Unit Image
Read 7,662 times | Last updated on May 26, 2011

Windows Firewall Unit is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that is part of the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials infection. When this infection is installed on your computer it will display a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert that states that it has detected an Unknown Win32/Trojan on your computer.

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Mac Security Image
Read 9,553 times | Last updated on May 26, 2011

Mac Security is a fake rogue anti-spyware program that for the Mac OS operating system. This infection is spread through spam, hacked sites that have poisoned the search results for image search engines such as Google Images, and hacked sites that infect you when you visit them. When you click on images belonging to the hacked sites, you will automatically be redirected to a page that shows an advertisement that pretends to be a fake online scanner. When these fake scans are finished, it will state that your computer is infected and then automatically download the Mac Security program onto your computer. Once the program has finished downloading, the installer will start and prompt you to install the program.

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