Malware Catcher 2009

Malware Catcher 2009 is a rogue anti-spyware application known to facilitate many bogus popup messages and system alerts. Malware Catcher 2009 may come from a Trojan horse where Malware Catcher 2009 is usually installed automatically onto your system without permission. Malware Catcher 2009 is a clone of numerous other members of the family that include Malware Catcher 2009, through fake system scans, attempts to make you believe that you must purchase the full Malware Catcher 2009 application to remove the detected threats. Malware Catcher 2009 is not able to remove any type of spyware or computer malware infection. Removal of Malware Catcher 2009 may be difficult to perform manually in many situations. It is best to utilize a spyware removal tool to safely detect and remove Malware Catcher 2009 completely form your computer.

Posted on May 15, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Free-webscaners.net

Free-webscaners.net is a browser hijacker promoting several rogue anti-spyware application, such as Antivirus XP Pro 2009 and System Security 2009. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the system via security exploits and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the Free-webscaners.net domain. Here the computer is subject to a fake online scan that reports various fictitious and overly exaggerated infection results. This scheme is implemented to persuade the user to purchase one of the fake spyware remover programs advertised by Free-webscaners.net.

Posted on May 15, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Scan4note.com

Scan4note.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application called Internet Antivirus Pro. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer via security exploits and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are interrupted and redirected to the Scan4note.com domain. Here the compromised machine is made a subject of a fake online scan that reports various fictitious and exaggerated infection results in order to intimidate the user into purchasing the fake spyware removal software, Internet Antivirus Pro.

Posted on May 14, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Google Redirect Virus

Google Redirect Virus screenshot

The Google Redirect Virus has been around for quite some time and is known by many aliases, although, the primary behavior remains constant. Basically, the Google Redirect Virus plays tricks on the minds of PC users who desire Google web searches by randomly redirecting them to malicious web pages or search engines. The Google Redirect Virus Makes Online Searches Ineffective and Dangerous The Google Redirect Virus (GRV) has been frustrating Internet users for several years now, yet it looks like there is still no effective method for avoiding the infection. In fact, it has even become one of the most severe cybersecurity issues of our time due to the vast popularity of the Google search...

Posted on May 14, 2009 in Viruses

Spyware Destroyer

Spyware Destroyer screenshot

Spyware Destroyer is a fake anti-spyware application that uses aggressive notifications to convince computer users to purchase a full version of Spyware Destroyer. Spyware Destroyer may be automatically downloaded and installed from a Trojan horse or malicious website that advertises rogue anti-spyware programs. Once installed, Spyware Destroyer is known to scan your system retuning bogus results. The fake notifications and scan results are used to notify you of imaginary computer infections. The full version of Spyware Destroyer, offered as a solution to the computer infections listed in Spyware Destroyer's scan results, is not able to remove the parasites. Spyware Destroyer loads at...

Posted on May 14, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Networksecurityadvice.com

Networksecurityadvice.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as Personal Antivirus. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are typically redirected to the Networksecurityadvice.com domain. Here the computer is subject to a fake online scan that reports various fictitious and grossly exaggerated infection results in order to persuade the user into purchasing Personal Antivirus.

Posted on May 13, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Privacy-center.org

Privacy-center.org is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as Privacy Center. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the system via security vulnerabilities and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are typically redirected to the Privacy-center.org domain. Here the computer is subject to a fake online scan that reports various fictitious and grossly exaggerated infection results, while an aggressive adware campaign is utilized to persuade the user into purchasing the Privacy Center software.

Posted on May 13, 2009 in Rogue Websites

InternetSecurityMetrics.com

InternetSecurityMetrics.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application called System Security 2009. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer via security exploits and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the InternetSecurityMetrics.com domain. Here the computer is subject to a fake online scan that reports fictitious or exaggerated infection results, all in order to intimidate the user into purchasing the fake spyware remover System Security 2009.

Posted on May 13, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Antvirushelpv1.com

Antvirushelpv1.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as Personal Antivirus. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer through security exploits and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the Antvirushelpv1.com domain. Here the computer is subject to a fake online scan, which displays falsified and exaggerated infection reports in order to scare the user into purchasing the fake spyware remover, Personal Antivirus.

Posted on May 12, 2009 in Rogue Websites

RankScan4.info

RankScan4.info is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application called Internet Antivirus Pro. Due to affiliated trojan infiltrating the computer and modifying browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the RankScan4.info domain. Here you are subject to a fake online scan that reports fictitious or exaggerated infection results in order to intimidate you into purchasing the fake spyware remover Internet Antivirus Pro.

Posted on May 12, 2009 in Spyware

Thesecuritystandart.com

Thesecuritystandart.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as System Security 2009. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer through security holes and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the Thesecuritystandart.com domain. Here the system is subject to a fake online scan that reports fictitious or grossly exaggerated infection results in order to intimidate the user into purchasing the fake spyware remover System Security 2009.

Posted on May 12, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Autoit cz

Autoit.cz is a Trojan, sometimes referred to as Trojan.Win32.Autoit.cz. Usually, this threat is installed without user's knowledge through security exploits, and may seriously compromise system security, due to its ability to open unauthorized network connections, modify system files and download additional malware onto your computer.

Posted on May 12, 2009 in Trojans

Superiorinternetsecurity.com

Superiorinternetsecurity.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as System Security 2009. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer via security vulnerabilities and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are typically redirected to the Superiorinternetsecurity.com domain. Once here, the computer is subject to a fake online scan that reports various fictitious and grossly exaggerated infection results in order to scare the user into purchasing the fake spyware remover, System Security 2009.

Posted on May 12, 2009 in Rogue Websites

FuseScan6.com

FuseScan6.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as Internet Antivirus Pro. Typically, trojans infiltrate the computer via security exploits and modify the browser settings, causing web-surfing activities to be continuously redirected to the FuseScan6.com domain. Here the computer is subject to a fake online system scan that reports either fictitious or overly exaggerated infection results in order to scare you into purchasing Internet Antivirus Pro.

Posted on May 12, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Win32/Olmarik

The purpose of Win32/Olmarik trojan is to install malware on an infected computer. Olmarik may secretly download and run the infections, though it typically decieves people into downloading the malware voluntarily. Win32/Olmarik displays falsified security alerts. If clicked upon, the alerts demand downloading anti-spyware or anti-virus tools. Needless to say, reputable security software is not distributed this way. Olmarik trojan may also collect data information and send it to outside parties. Win32/Olmarik may disable security programs in some cases.

Posted on May 11, 2009 in Trojans