List of Fake Antivirus Software

Posted on February 28th, 2011 by by Shenron
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According to McAfee, the number of fake antivirus software (aka “scareware”) has increased by 400% since 2009 causing a loss of approximately $300 million to victims.

Rogues are malicious programs that steal personal information from your computer and use it illegally. You information can be used for various purposes including spam messages, unwanted advertisement; you bank account, credit card details, etc. Be aware, these programs look legitimate at first but if you research a bit, you will know what they actually are.

Another thing that these fake software do is, show your computer is highly infected with viruses and suggest you to buy a software to clean your computer. Sometimes the price is as high as $99.99. DO NOT FALL FOR IT!

Following is the list of some common scareware with scrrenshots.

CleanUp Antivirus

CleanUpAntivirus List of Fake Antivirus Software

Dr Guard

Dr Guard List of Fake Antivirus Software

Antimalware Defender

AntiMalware Defender List of Fake Antivirus Software

XP Guardian 2010

XP Guardian List of Fake Antivirus Software

Antivirus Live

Fake Antivirus Live List of Fake Antivirus Software

XP Internet Security

XP Internet Security 2010 List of Fake Antivirus Software

Antivirus XP 2010

Antivirus XP 2010 List of Fake Antivirus Software

XP Antivirus Pro 2010

XP Antivirus Pro 2010 List of Fake Antivirus Software

Security Antivirus

Security Antivirus List of Fake Antivirus Software

Advanced Defender

Advanced Defender List of Fake Antivirus Software

My Security Wall

My Security Wall List of Fake Antivirus Software

Warnings:

  • If anything pops up on your screen suggesting you to clean your computer, DO NOT download/run it.
  • If you got into a situation, don’t panic. Search Antivirus Live for guides that can help you remove these fake antivirus software.
  • Always run your computer in Safe Mode to do the cleaning process.