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New Rogue Is Spyaxe Clone

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#1 quietman7


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Posted 06 January 2006 - 02:45 PM

New rogue is SpyAxe clone
Posted by Suzi Turner @ 10:01 pm

I just learned about new supposed anti-spyware program, an identical twin to SpyAxe. SpyAxe got number one on the 2005 top ten rogue anti-spyware list. This new app is called SpywareStrike and I wouldn't be surprised to hear that it is downloaded with spyware just like its twin SpyAxe. the SpywareStrike website is identical to the SpyAxe site except for the name.

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Posted 07 January 2006 - 11:16 AM

I went through the processes for removing Spyaxe and Smitfraud, but I still had the annoying "Virus Alert" icon in my taskbar, and Spywarestrike kept installing itself. The problem file was C:Windows/system32/netwrap.dll. It was hard to remove, because it kept running, even in safe mode. What I ended up doing was restarting in safe mode with command prompt, navigating to the System32 folder, and deleting it with the "del netwrap.dll" command. Now I'm free!

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Posted 08 January 2006 - 03:22 AM

If you haven't done so already, then it's also a good idea to update the Java installation. You can verify whether you have the most up-to-date version at: http://java.com/en/download/installed.jsp. If not then you can download the new version from http://java.com/en/download/manual.jsp.

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Posted 08 January 2006 - 11:34 AM

There is a guide on removing SpywareStrike here:

How To Remove Spywarestrike And Netwrap.dll

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