Tag Archives: Fake Software

How to Remove MedicCop Rogue AntiSpyware

How to Remove MedicCop Rogue AntiSpyware

MedicCop is a rogue Anti-Spyware program. This security risk can be downloaded by clicking on certain Internet advertisements, but it must be manually installed. When a user downloads MedicCop and runs a scan, the program reports false scan alerts. The user is then prompted to pay for a full license of the application in order […]

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Trophy in the Rogue Hall of Shame

Trophy in the Rogue Hall of Shame

Most rogues do their dirty work by using an overwhelming number of detections (some, and maybe most, are false positives) to scare a novice into purchasing the rogue to remove what was either not there in the first place, or is trivial (like a tracking cookie or a missing help file). Some like the one […]

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Uniblue Offering Rogue Software?

Uniblue Offering Rogue Software?

An email from Uniblue to a colleague offering payment for placing a Uniblue link on his site has prompted me to come out of lurk mode and resurrect the Uniblue discussion. This has been discussed before . . . if you do a search on “Uniblue” here on WOT, you’ll get 8 hits. Uniblue has […]

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How to Remove AntiToolbar

How to Remove AntiToolbar

AntiToolbar is a misleading application! This fake application can be downloaded from the publisher’s site and must be manually installed. When a user downloads AntiToolbar and runs a scan, it displays a large number of fake results about infections on the system. In order to remove the fake infections, the user is required to buy […]

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Avoid this Antivirus Program as Seen on TV!

Avoid this Antivirus Program as Seen on TV!

This post was removed. If you have installed an antivirus program that you believe is fake, you can remove it by reading this post for instructions and free removal software. If you’re looking for a solution that can tune up your PC, check out the following free PC utility; Advanced System Care. Thank you.

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How to Remove AntivirusAgentPro – Misleading Application

How to Remove AntivirusAgentPro – Misleading Application

There are more than 30 misleading applications and or rogue software that have made there way on to the internet in 2009. This type of software is fraudulent, and its sole purpose is to fool computer users in purchasing the full license version to remove the false or exaggerated infection. Name: Antivirus Agent Pro Version: […]

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Do Not Download this Misleading Application

Do Not Download this Misleading Application

ErrorFix is a misleading application that gives false reports of threats on the computer. Once a user downloads this application, they’re prompted to purchase the full license in order to remove the false infection. This web site has been reported and marked red using the WOT (Web of Trust) Firefox add-on. Name: ErrorFix Version: 2.8.3456.520 […]

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Do Not Be Fooled By SpywareCease

Do Not Be Fooled By SpywareCease

SpywareCease, like many other misleading applications, gives false reports of threats on the computer. Once a user downloads this application, they’re prompted to purchase the full license in order to remove the false infection. Name: SpywareCease Version: 3.4 Publisher: SpywareCease.com Risk Impact: Medium Systems Affected: Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows Vista, […]

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