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#1 KarstenHansen

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 06:46 PM

It's fairly well known that different types of malware can "kill" antivirus products in various ways. These kinds of malware are known as "retro viruses." In order to step things up a notch, some malware is utilizing legitimate software uninstallers to trick users into uninstalling legitimate security products. The widely distributed rogue antivirus known as CoreGuard Antivirus has released a new clone called AnVi Antivirus, which is utilizing a social engineering technique to trick users into uninstalling many well known antivirus products, including solutions by Symantec, Microsoft, AVG, Spyware Doctor, and Zone Labs.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 10:16 PM

Good golly, folks! Haven't these people had enough yet?

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