List of rogue security software

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The following is a partial list of rogue security software, most of which can be grouped into families. These are functionally identical versions of the same program repackaged as successive new products by the same vendor.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stewart, Joe (2008-10-22), Rogue Antivirus Dissected - Part 2, SecureWorks 
  2. ^ Howes, Eric L (2008-11-21), Spyware Warrior - Family Resemblances, retrieved 2009-05-02 
  3. ^ Precise Security - Advanced Cleaner
  4. ^ Kaspersky - AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro
  5. ^ Spyware Warrior - AlfaCleaner
  6. ^ Alpha AntiVirus - Spyware-Review
  7. ^ BleepingComputer.com - ANG Antivirus
  8. ^ Remove Antimalware Doctor - Spyware-Review
  9. ^ 2 viruses - Remove Antimalware Pro
  10. ^ Virus Removal Guru - AntiMalware GO
  11. ^ Spyware-Fix - AntiMalware Go
  12. ^ BleepingComputer - AntiSpyCheck 2.1
  13. ^ BleepingComputer - AntispyStorm
  14. ^ BleepingComputer - AntiSpyware 2008
  15. ^ BleepingComputer - AntiSpyware Shield
  16. ^ Virus Removal Guru - AntiSpyware Soft
  17. ^ Precise Security - AntiSpywareSuite
  18. ^ BleepingComputer - AntiVermins
  19. ^ Virus Removal Guru - Antivir Solution Pro
  20. ^ Spyware-Fix - Antivira AV
  21. ^ BleepingComputer - Antivirii 2011
  22. ^ Virus Removal Guru - Antivirus Action
  23. ^ Virus Removal Guru - Antivirus Monitor
  24. ^ BleepingComputer - Antivirus 7
  25. ^ Remove Antivirus 8 - Spyware-Review
  26. ^ Spyware-Fix - Antivirus 8
  27. ^ BleepingComputer - Antivirus360
  28. ^ BleepingComputer - Antivirus 2008
  29. ^ Article noting that Antivirus 2010 and Anti-virus-1 are the same
  30. ^ BleepingComputer - Antivirus 2010
  31. ^ Symantec - AntiVirus Gold
  32. ^ PCinDanger - Antivirus Live
  33. ^ BleepingComputer - Antivirus Live
  34. ^ BleepingComputer - Antivirus Master
  35. ^ Spyware-Fix - Antivirus .NET
  36. ^ BleepingComputer - AntivirusPro2009
  37. ^ SpywareFixPro - Antivirus Pro 2010
  38. ^ Remove-malware.net
  39. ^ BleepingComputer - Antivirus Smart Protection
  40. ^ BleepingComputer - Antivirus Soft
  41. ^ Bleeping Computer - Antivirus Studio 2010
  42. ^ BleepingComputer - Antivirus Suite
  43. ^ remove-pcvirus.com - Antivirus Security Pro
  44. ^ Faster, PC! Clean! Clean! - Antivirus System PRO
  45. ^ Symantec - Antivirus XP
  46. ^ MyAntispyware "How to remove Antivirus XP 2010"
  47. ^ Spyware Fix - AV Antivirus Suite
  48. ^ Spyware-Fix - AVG Antivirus 2011
  49. ^ BleepingComputer - AV Security Essentials
  50. ^ Virus Removal Guru - AV Security Suite
  51. ^ SpywareRemove - Awola
  52. ^ SpywareRemove - BestsellerAntivirus
  53. ^ MyAntispyware "How to remove ByteDefender"
  54. ^ Spyware-Fix - CleanThis
  55. ^ BleepingComputer.com - Cloud Protection
  56. ^ McAfee - ContraVirus
  57. ^ Destroy Malware - Control Center
  58. ^ SpywareFixPro - Cyber Security
  59. ^ BleepingComputer - Data Protection
  60. ^ Spyware-Fix - Defense Center
  61. ^ Defru virus
  62. ^ Sophos-Desktop Security 2010
  63. ^ antivirus.about.com - "What is Disc Antivirsus Professional?"
  64. ^ Spyware-Fix - Disk Doctor
  65. ^ Spyware Fix Dr. Guard
  66. ^ Symantec Symantec - DriveCleaner
  67. ^ MalwareBytes - EasySpywareCleaner
  68. ^ BleepingComputer - eco Antivirus
  69. ^ Symantec - Errorsafe
  70. ^ Destroy Malware - Essential Cleaner
  71. ^ Markoff, John (May 30, 1989). "Virus Outbreaks Thwart Computer Experts". The New York Times. Retrieved April 3, 2010. 
  72. ^ Kabay, M. E. (August 17–23, 2005), "Some Notes on Malware", Ubiquity (New York: ACM) 6 (30), ISSN 1530-2180, OCLC 43723524, retrieved April 3, 2010 
  73. ^ Faster, PC! Clean! Clean! - GreenAV2009
  74. ^ Spyware Fix - Hard Drive Diagnostic
  75. ^ Spyware-Fix - HDD Fix
  76. ^ Spyware-Fix - HDD Plus
  77. ^ Virus Removal Guru - HDD Rescue
  78. ^ Spyware Fix - HDD Rescue
  79. ^ BleepingComputer - Home Security Solutions
  80. ^ MalwareBytes - IEDefender
  81. ^ SpywareRemove - InfeStop
  82. ^ Symantec - Internet Antivirus
  83. ^ Spyware Fix - Internet Antivirus 2011
  84. ^ Spyware-Fix - Internet Defender 2011
  85. ^ Precisesecurity.com
  86. ^ PCindanger.com
  87. ^ BleepingComputer - Internet Security 2011
  88. ^ BleepingComputer - Internet Security 2012
  89. ^ Virus Removal Guru - Internet Security Essentials
  90. ^ BleepingComputer - Internet Security Guard
  91. ^ BleepingComputer - Live PC Care
  92. ^ MyAntispyware "How to remove Live Security Platinum"
  93. ^ MyAntispyware "How to remove Live Security Suite"
  94. ^ Bleeping Computer - Mac Defender
  95. ^ Bleeping Computer - Mac Protector
  96. ^ Symantec - MacSweeper
  97. ^ MalwareBytes - Malware Alarm
  98. ^ MalwareBytes - MalwareCore
  99. ^ MalwareBytes - MalwareCrush
  100. ^ BleepingComputer - Malware Defense
  101. ^ Kaspersky - Malware Protection Center
  102. ^ Spyware-Fix - Memory Fixer
  103. ^ BleepingComputer MS Antispyware 2009
  104. ^ BleepingComputer - MS Antivirus
  105. ^ Spyware-Fix - MS Removal Tool
  106. ^ Microsoft Windows Blog - Fake Microsoft Security Essentials
  107. ^ Spyware Fix - My Security Engine
  108. ^ Spyware Fix - My Security Shield
  109. ^ BleepingComputer - My Security Wall
  110. ^ Dunkelstern Software - Review
  111. ^ Sunbelt Security - Netcom3 Cleaner
  112. ^ BleepingComputer - Paladin Antivirus
  113. ^ SpywareWarrior - PAL Spyware Remover
  114. ^ BleepingComputer - PC Antispy
  115. ^ MalwareBytes - PC Clean Pro
  116. ^ SpywareRemove - PC Privacy Cleaner
  117. ^ ComputerAssociates - PCPrivacy Tools
  118. ^ Faster, PC! Clean! Clean! - PCSecureSystem
  119. ^ MalwareBytes - PerfectCleaner
  120. ^ BleepingComputer - Perfect Defender 2009
  121. ^ BleepingComputer - PersonalAntiSpy Free
  122. ^ BleepingComputer - Personal Antivirus
  123. ^ Spyware-Fix - Personal Internet Security 2011
  124. ^ Spyware Fix - Personal Security
  125. ^ Malwarebytes - Personal Shield Pro
  126. ^ SpywareRemove - PC Antispyware
  127. ^ Spyware Fix - PC Defender Antivirus
  128. ^ http://www.safebro.com/pckeeper-virus-remove
  129. ^ BleepingComputer - Privacy Center
  130. ^ BleepingComputer - Protection Center
  131. ^ SpywareRemove - PSGuard
  132. ^ Spyware-Fix - Quick Defragmenter
  133. ^ BleepingComputer - Rapid AntiVirus
  134. ^ BleepingComputer - Real Antivirus
  135. ^ Precise Security - Registry Great
  136. ^ Bleeping Computer - Safety Alerter 2006
  137. ^ bleepingcomputer - remove-security-center
  138. ^ SpywareFixPro - SafetyKeeper
  139. ^ Emsi Soft - SaliarAR
  140. ^ BleepingComputer - Secure Fighter
  141. ^ SpywareRemove - SecurePCCleaner
  142. ^ Bleeping Computer - SecureVeteran
  143. ^ Spyware-Fix - Security Master AV
  144. ^ BleepingComputer - Security Monitor 2012
  145. ^ BleepingComputer - Security Protection
  146. ^ Spywarevoid.com
  147. ^ BleepingComputer - Security Scanner
  148. ^ BleepingComputer - Security Shield
  149. ^ BleepingComputer - Security Solution 2011
  150. ^ Virus Removal Guru - Security Suite
  151. ^ Spyware-Review Security Tool
  152. ^ Spyware-Fix - Security Tool
  153. ^ Precise Security - Security Toolbar 7.1
  154. ^ PcinDanger - Security Essentials 2010
  155. ^ Remove the Smart Anti-Malware Protection Virus (Removal Guide) Bleeping Computer
  156. ^ Virus Removal Guru - Smart Engine
  157. ^ Virus Removal Guru - Smart HDD
  158. ^ BleepingComputer - Smart Protection 2012
  159. ^ http://malwaretips.com - ITExpert
  160. ^ SpywareFixPro - Soft Soldier
  161. ^ - Speedypc Pro
  162. ^ Spyware Warrior - Spy Away
  163. ^ Symantec
  164. ^ BleepingComputer - SpyCrush
  165. ^ Symantec - SpyDawn
  166. ^ Youtube.com
  167. ^ Precise Security - SpyGuarder
  168. ^ BleepingComputer - SpyHeal
  169. ^ Symantec - Spylocked
  170. ^ Faster, PC! Clean! Clean! - SpyMarshal
  171. ^ Symantec - SpyRid
  172. ^ Symantec - SpySheriff
  173. ^ Symantec - SpySpotter
  174. ^ Should I Remove It - SpywareBot
  175. ^ Spyware Warrior - Spyware Cleaner
  176. ^ BleepingComputer - SpywareGuard 2008
  177. ^ Javacool Blog - Fake "SpywareGuard2008? rogue – beware
  178. ^ Faster, PC! Clean! Clean! - Spyware Protect 2009
  179. ^ Symantec - Spyware Quake
  180. ^ Spyware Warrior - Spyware Sheriff
  181. ^ Sunbelt Security - Spyware Stormer
  182. ^ Spyware Warrior - SpywareStrike
  183. ^ MalwareBytes - Spyware Striker Pro
  184. ^ McAfee - SpyWiper
  185. ^ BleepingComputer - Super AV
  186. ^ SysGuard
  187. ^ Spyware Fix - Sysinternals Antivirus
  188. ^ Faster, PC! Clean! Clean! - System Antivirus 2008
  189. ^ MyAntispyware "How to remove SystemArmor"
  190. ^ Remove System Check (Uninstall Guide)
  191. ^ System Defender
  192. ^ BleepingComputer - System Defragmenter
  193. ^ Symantec - SystemDoctor
  194. ^ BleepingComputer - System Live Protect
  195. ^ - System Security
  196. ^ System Tool Removal Guide
  197. ^ Spyware-Fix - System Tool 2011
  198. ^ [1]
  199. ^ Symantec - TheSpyBot
  200. ^ Virus Removal Guru - ThinkPoint
  201. ^ (aka total security) BleepingComputer - Total Secure 2009
  202. ^ BleepingComputer - Total Win 7 Security
  203. ^ BleepingComputer - Total Win Vista Security
  204. ^ BleepingComputer - Total Win XP Security
  205. ^ BleepingComputer - UltimateCleaner
  206. ^ Spyware-Fix - Ultra Defragger
  207. ^ Symantec - VirusHeat
  208. ^ Symantec - VirusIsolator
  209. ^ BleepingComputer - VirusLocker
  210. ^ Symantec - VirusMelt
  211. ^ Symantec - VirusProtectPro
  212. ^ Sunbelt Security - Virus Ranger
  213. ^ Symantec - VirusRemover2008
  214. ^ ComputerAssociates - VirusRemover2009
  215. ^ Virus Removal Guru - Virus Response Lab 2009
  216. ^ BleepingComputer - VirusTrigger
  217. ^ Spyware-Fix - Vista Antimalware 2011
  218. ^ BleepingComputer Antivirus Vista 2010
  219. ^ Virus Removal Guru - Vista Antispyware 2011
  220. ^ Bleeping Computer Vista Antispyware 2012
  221. ^ Precise Security - Vista Antivirus 2008
  222. ^ Virus Removal Guru - Vista Home Security 2011
  223. ^ BleepingComputer - Vista Internet Security 2012
  224. ^ BleepingComputer - Vista Security 2011
  225. ^ Destroy Malware - Vista Security 2012
  226. ^ BleepingComputer - Vista Smart Security 2010
  227. ^ BleepingComputer - Volcano Security Suite
  228. ^ virus/remove-win7-antispyware-2011.html Spyware-Fix - Win7 Antispyware 2011
  229. ^ MyAntispyware "How to remove Win Antispyware Center"
  230. ^ Virus Removal Guru - Win 7 Home Security 2011
  231. ^ Faster, PC! Clean! Clean! - WinAntiVirus Pro 2006
  232. ^ Spyware-Fix - Win Defrag
  233. ^ Virus Removal Guru - Windows 7 Recovery
  234. ^ Precise Security - Windows Anticrashes Utility
  235. ^ Bleeping Computer - Windows Antidanger Center
  236. ^ [2]
  237. ^ Precise Security - Windows Attention Utility
  238. ^ Precise Security - Windows Cleaning Tool
  239. ^ Spyware-Fix - Windows Efficiency Magnifier
  240. ^ Spyware-Fix - Windows Emergency System
  241. ^ Windows Expert Console
  242. ^ Spyware-Fix - Windows Passport Utility
  243. ^ SpywareFixPro - Windows Police Pro
  244. ^ Spyware-Fix - Windows Power Expansion
  245. ^ Spyware-Fix - Windows Privacy Agent
  246. ^ BleepingComputer - Windows Pro Rescuer
  247. ^ Spyware-Fix - Windows Processes Organizer
  248. ^ BleepingComputer - Windows Protection Suite
  249. ^ BleepingComputer - Windows Protection Master
  250. ^ Virus Removal Guru - Windows Recovery
  251. ^ Spyware-Fix - Windows Remedy
  252. ^ Spyware-Fix - Windows Repair
  253. ^ Precise Security - Windows Restore
  254. ^ BleepingComputer - Win 7 Security 2012
  255. ^ Spyware-Fix - Windows Scan
  256. ^ Kaspersky - Windows Shield Center
  257. ^ Spyware-Fix - Windows Stability Center
  258. ^ Bleeping Computer - Windows Steady Work
  259. ^ Spyware-Fix - Windows Support System
  260. ^ Bleeping Computer - Windows Tasks Optimizer
  261. ^ Spyware-Fix - Windows Threats Removing
  262. ^ Spyware-Fix - Windows Tool
  263. ^ Bleeping Computer - Windows Tweaking Utility
  264. ^ Spyware-Fix - Windows Utility Tool
  265. ^ Virus Removal Guru - Windows Vista Recovery
  266. ^ remove-pcvirus.com
  267. ^ Bleepingcomputer.com
  268. ^ Virus Removal Guru - Windows XP Recovery
  269. ^ Symantec - WinFixer
  270. ^ Spyware-Fix - Win HDD
  271. ^ Symantec - WinHound
  272. ^ Winpc Antivirus
  273. ^ Winpc Defender
  274. ^ Symantec - WinSpywareProtect
  275. ^ BleepingComputer - WinWeb Security 2008
  276. ^ Spyware Fix - Wireshark Antivirus
  277. ^ Symantec - WorldAntiSpy
  278. ^ Precise Security - XP Antimalware
  279. ^ SpywareRemove - XP AntiSpyware 2009
  280. ^ MyAntispyware - "How to remove XP AntiSpyware 2010"
  281. ^ Bleeping Computer - XP Antispyware 2012
  282. ^ BleepingComputer - XP Antivirus
  283. ^ Destroy Malware - XP Antivirus 2012
  284. ^ MyAntispyware "How to remove XP Antivirus Pro 2010"
  285. ^ Bleeping Computer - XP Defender Pro
  286. ^ Virus Removal Guru - XP Home Security 2011
  287. ^ BleepingComputer - XP Internet Security 2010
  288. ^ Destroy Malware - XP Security 2012
  289. ^ MyAntspyware "How to remove XP Security Tool"
  290. ^ Pandasecurity.com
  291. ^ MyAntispyware "How to remove XJR Antivirus"
  292. ^ BleepingComputer - Your Protection
  293. ^ BleepingComputer - Your PC Protector
  294. ^ Precise Security - Zinaps AntiSpyware 2008
  295. ^ Security Shield Removal