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#1 Gotmtdew

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Posted 01 April 2008 - 02:43 PM

I was wondering why no new posts were done to the following Forum. There are many new ones out there that I have not come across within the pages of that topic. Spyaway/SpyMaxx are some examples.


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#2 david28

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Posted 01 April 2008 - 04:26 PM

Well we need to have someone workout how to remove those programs and then they need to create instructions for it so it may be a while before removal instructions are posted for a rogue anti-malware app.

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Posted 01 April 2008 - 07:10 PM

Many of those programs are simply variants of existing malware types. Examples are SmitFraud and Vundo, which come out with new variants regularly. If one of these problems is identified, you can use the generic instructions for them.

There are many rogue apps out there, heres a list of them:
http://www.spywarewarrior.com/rogue_anti-spyware.htm

Noone here wants to spend time writing tutorials on how to remove all of those! So ones are written for ones we see often, and the ones we do not see often can be removed by a HJT Team Member.

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#4 jgweed

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Posted 02 April 2008 - 09:27 AM

Many malware issues simply do not admit of a solution that fits a self-help forum, and many others require a great deal of research, development, and testing before they are posted here.
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