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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby Spudz » Thu Jul 15, 2010 3:27 pm

ByeClean

What is ByeClean?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that ByeClean is a fake anti-malware application. These so-called "rogues" use intentional false positives to convince users that their systems have been compromised. Then they try to sell you their software, claiming it will remove these threats. In extreme cases the false threats are actually the very trojans that advertise or even directly install the rogue. You are strongly advised to follow our removal instructions below.

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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby Spudz » Fri Jul 16, 2010 3:57 am

AntivirSolutionPro

New Rogue: AntivirSolutionPro
by LS Anders on July 16th, 2010 in Rogues, Security Alert.

AntivirSolutionPro is a new rogue anti-spyware application. It is a clone of the AntiVirusSoft family.

AntivirSolutionPro will detect false infections and then ask the user to purchase a license to be able to remove these infections.

Ad-Aware will detect AntivirSolutionPro as Win32.FraudTool. AntivirSolutionPro.


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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby Spudz » Sat Jul 17, 2010 2:48 am

CleanVirus

What is CleanVirus?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that CleanVirus is a fake anti-malware application. These so-called "rogues" use intentional false positives to convince users that their systems have been compromised. Then they try to sell you their software, claiming it will remove these threats. In extreme cases the false threats are actually the very trojans that advertise or even directly install the rogue. You are strongly advised to follow our removal instructions below.

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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby Spudz » Sun Jul 18, 2010 4:15 am

PrivacyCare

What is PrivacyCare?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that PrivacyCare is a fake anti-malware application. These so-called "rogues" use intentional false positives to convince users that their systems have been compromised. Then they try to sell you their software, claiming it will remove these threats. In extreme cases the false threats are actually the very trojans that advertise or even directly install the rogue. You are strongly advised to follow our removal instructions below.

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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby Spudz » Wed Jul 21, 2010 2:37 pm

Trojan.Ransomware

Trojan.Ransomware

This trojan is hidden behind an Adobe Flash Installer.

When executed, it is making a copy of itself in %DEFAULTUSERSPROFILE% and displays an invasive message box in Russian.

Phone number: 004287-924675 Code: 300p
To get rid of this Call/Code version, enter this serial code:
38724651

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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby Spudz » Wed Jul 28, 2010 2:19 am

Trojan.Ransomware, Anticare and Net Protector AntiVirus 2010

Trojan.Ransomware

This trojan belongs to this porn ransomware. This blocker family prevent software execution.

Number to Call: 89670474911
Text to send: 370
Code to unlock Windows: êàðòîôàí

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Trojan.Ransomware

This trojan is hidden behind an Adobe Flash Installer.

When executed, it is stealing password saved in browsers. It is also displaying an invasive message box in Russian.

Number to Call: 86573638
Text to send: 6005
To unlock Windows, enter this serial code: 29543874

Run MBAM to remove the infection.


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What is Anticare?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Anticare is a fake anti-malware application. These so-called "rogues" use intentional false positives to convince users that their systems have been compromised. Then they try to sell you their software, claiming it will remove these threats. In extreme cases the false threats are actually the very trojans that advertise or even directly install the rogue. You are strongly advised to follow our removal instructions below.

How do I know if I am infected with Anticare?

This is how the main screen of the rogue application looks:


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What is Net Protector AntiVirus 2010?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Net Protector AntiVirus 2010 is a fake anti-malware application. These so-called "rogues" use intentional false positives to convince users that their systems have been compromised. Then they try to sell you their software, claiming it will remove these threats. In extreme cases the false threats are actually the very trojans that advertise or even directly install the rogue. You are strongly advised to follow our removal instructions below.

How do I know if I am infected with Net Protector AntiVirus 2010?

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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Sat Dec 11, 2010 3:27 pm

HDD Rescue
HDDRescue is a fake Defragmenter tool (rogue) from the same family as: HDD Plus, HDDDiagnostic, Hard Drive Diagnostic, HDD Scan, Win Defragmenter, Win Defrag, Win HDD, Check Disk, Ultra Defragger, Quick Defragmenter, HDD Defragmenter, System Defragmenter
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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Sun Dec 12, 2010 10:14 am

Korean rogue, SpyCare:
The Malwarebytes research team has determined that SpyCare is a fake anti-malware application. These so-called "rogues" use intentional false positives to convince users that their systems have been compromised. Then they try to sell you their software, claiming it will remove these threats. In extreme cases the false threats are actually the very trojans that advertise or even directly install the rogue.
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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Mon Dec 13, 2010 1:55 pm

Smart HDD
SmartHDD is a fake Defragmenter tool (rogue) from the same family as: HDD Rescue, HDD Plus, HDDDiagnostic, Hard Drive Diagnostic, HDD Scan, Win Defragmenter, Win Defrag, Win HDD, Check Disk, Ultra Defragger, Quick Defragmenter, HDD Defragmenter, System Defragmenter
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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:44 am

HDD Tools
HDDTools is a fake Defragmenter tool (rogue) from the same family as: Smart HDD, HDD Rescue, HDD Plus, HDDDiagnostic, Hard Drive Diagnostic, HDD Scan, Win Defragmenter, Win Defrag, Win HDD, Check Disk, Ultra Defragger, Quick Defragmenter, HDD Defragmenter, System Defragmenter
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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Mon Dec 20, 2010 11:10 am

Defragmenter
Defragmenter is a fake Defragmenter tool (rogue) from the same family as: HDD Tools, Smart HDD, HDD Rescue, HDD Plus, HDDDiagnostic, Hard Drive Diagnostic, HDD Scan, Win Defragmenter, Win Defrag, Win HDD, Check Disk, Ultra Defragger, Quick Defragmenter, HDD Defragmenter, System Defragmenter
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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Wed Dec 22, 2010 1:34 pm

HDDDoctor
HDD Doctor is a fake Hard Drive tool. This rogue is bugged and don't display the payment page or the registration box.
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Internet Security 2011
Internet Security 2011 is a fake security tool (rogue)
Internet Security 2011 prevent softwares execution and display a lot of disturbing messages to scare users.
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Disk Repair
Disk Repair is a fake Defragmenter tool (rogue) from the same family as: Defragmenter, HDD Tools, Smart HDD, HDD Rescue, HDD Plus, HDDDiagnostic, Hard Drive Diagnostic, HDD Scan, Win Defragmenter, Win Defrag, Win HDD, Check Disk, Ultra Defragger, Quick Defragmenter, HDD Defragmenter, System Defragmenter
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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Thu Dec 23, 2010 8:21 am

Personal Security Sentinel
Personal Security Sentinel is a fake Antivirus. This rogue displays fake alerts to scare users. It replaces Internet Antivirus 2011, Internet Security Suite, Smart Security, My Security Shield, Security Master AV, My Security Engine, Security Guard, CleanUp Antivirus and Security Antivirus (family link)
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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Fri Dec 24, 2010 9:02 am

Antivirus Scan
Antivirus Scan is a new fake security application (rogue). It displays fake infections to push users into buying a license.
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Scanner
Scanner is a fake Defragmenter tool (rogue) from the same family as: Disk Repair, Defragmenter, HDD Tools, Smart HDD, HDD Rescue, HDD Plus, HDDDiagnostic, Hard Drive Diagnostic, HDD Scan, Win Defragmenter, Win Defrag, Win HDD, Check Disk, Ultra Defragger, Quick Defragmenter, HDD Defragmenter, System Defragmenter
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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Fri Dec 24, 2010 11:58 am

Windows Optimization Center
Windows Optimization Center is a fake security application from the same family as: Privacy Corrector, Privacy Guard 2010. This rogue displays fake warning messages pushing users to buy a license.

Windows Optimization Center is using a fake MSE alert box to mislead users
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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Mon Dec 27, 2010 9:06 am

Personal Internet Security 2011
Personal Internet Security 2011 is a fake Antivirus. This rogue displays fake alerts to scare users. It replaces Personal Security Sentinel, Internet Antivirus 2011, Internet Security Suite, Smart Security, My Security Shield, Security Master AV, My Security Engine, Security Guard, CleanUp Antivirus and Security Antivirus (family link)
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HDD Low
HDD Low is a fake Defragmenter tool (rogue) from the same family as: Scanner, Disk Repair, Defragmenter, HDD Tools, Smart HDD, HDD Rescue, HDD Plus, HDDDiagnostic, Hard Drive Diagnostic, HDD Scan, Win Defragmenter, Win Defrag, Win HDD, Check Disk, Ultra Defragger, Quick Defragmenter, HDD Defragmenter, System Defragmenter
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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Mon Jan 03, 2011 4:05 pm

HDD Fix
HDD Fix is a fake Defragmenter tool (rogue) from the same family as: HDD Low, Scanner, Disk Repair, Defragmenter, HDD Tools, Smart HDD, HDD Rescue, HDD Plus, HDDDiagnostic, Hard Drive Diagnostic, HDD Scan, Win Defragmenter, Win Defrag, Win HDD, Check Disk, Ultra Defragger, Quick Defragmenter, HDD Defragmenter, System Defragmenter
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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:10 am

Palladium Pro
Palladium Pro is a fake security application (ThinkPoint clone)

The rogue detects fake infections and prevents legit softwares execution, displaying alert messages to scare users.
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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Wed Jan 05, 2011 12:21 pm

Memory Fixer
Memory Fixer is a fake Defragmenter tool (rogue) from the same family as: HDD Fix, HDD Low, Scanner, Disk Repair, Defragmenter, HDD Tools, Smart HDD, HDD Rescue, HDD Plus, HDDDiagnostic, Hard Drive Diagnostic, HDD Scan, Win Defragmenter, Win Defrag, Win HDD, Check Disk, Ultra Defragger, Quick Defragmenter, HDD Defragmenter, System Defragmenter
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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Sun Jan 09, 2011 12:17 am

My Disk
My Disk is a fake Defragmenter tool (rogue) from the same family as: Memory Fixer, HDD Fix, HDD Low, Scanner, Disk Repair, Defragmenter, HDD Tools, Smart HDD, HDD Rescue, HDD Plus, HDDDiagnostic, Hard Drive Diagnostic, HDD Scan, Win Defragmenter, Win Defrag, Win HDD, Check Disk, Ultra Defragger, Quick Defragmenter, HDD Defragmenter, System Defragmenter
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Postby TeMerc » Mon Jan 10, 2011 10:14 am

Disk OK
DiskOK is a fake Defragmenter tool (rogue) from the same family as: My Disk, Memory Fixer, HDD Fix, HDD Low, Scanner, Disk Repair, Defragmenter, HDD Tools, Smart HDD, HDD Rescue, HDD Plus, HDDDiagnostic, Hard Drive Diagnostic, HDD Scan, Win Defragmenter, Win Defrag, Win HDD, Check Disk, Ultra Defragger, Quick Defragmenter, HDD Defragmenter, System Defragmenter
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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Wed Jan 12, 2011 12:08 am

Fast Disk
Fast Disk is a fake Defragmenter tool (rogue) from the same family as: Disk OK, My Disk, Memory Fixer, HDD Fix, HDD Low, Scanner, Disk Repair, Defragmenter, HDD Tools, Smart HDD, HDD Rescue, HDD Plus, HDDDiagnostic, Hard Drive Diagnostic, HDD Scan, Win Defragmenter, Win Defrag, Win HDD, Check Disk, Ultra Defragger, Quick Defragmenter, HDD Defragmenter, System Defragmenter
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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Fri Jan 14, 2011 10:19 am

Good Memory
Good Memory is a fake Defragmenter tool (rogue) from the same family as: Fast Disk, Disk OK, My Disk, Memory Fixer, HDD Fix, HDD Low, Scanner, Disk Repair, Defragmenter, HDD Tools, Smart HDD, HDD Rescue, HDD Plus, HDDDiagnostic, Hard Drive Diagnostic, HDD Scan, Win Defragmenter, Win Defrag, Win HDD, Check Disk, Ultra Defragger, Quick Defragmenter, HDD Defragmenter, System Defragmenter
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Windows System Optimizator
Windows System Optimizator is a fake security application from the same family as: Windows Optimization Center, Privacy Corrector, Privacy Guard 2010. This rogue displays fake warning messages pushing users to buy a license.
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Disk Optimizer
Disk Optimizer is a fake Defragmenter tool (rogue) from the same family as: Good Memory, Fast Disk, Disk OK, My Disk, Memory Fixer, HDD Fix, HDD Low, Scanner, Disk Repair, Defragmenter, HDD Tools, Smart HDD, HDD Rescue, HDD Plus, HDDDiagnostic, Hard Drive Diagnostic, HDD Scan, Win Defragmenter, Win Defrag, Win HDD, Check Disk, Ultra Defragger, Quick Defragmenter, HDD Defragmenter, System Defragmenter
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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Mon Jan 17, 2011 11:34 am

Windows Optimization & Security
Windows Optimization & Security is a fake security application from the same family as: Windows System Optimizator, Windows Optimization Center, Privacy Corrector, Privacy Guard 2010. This rogue displays fake warning messages pushing users to buy a license.
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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:50 am

Memory Optimizer
Memory Optimizer is a fake Defragmenter tool (rogue) from the same family as: Disk Optimizer, Good Memory, Fast Disk, Disk OK, My Disk, Memory Fixer, HDD Fix, HDD Low, Scanner, Disk Repair, Defragmenter, HDD Tools, Smart HDD, HDD Rescue, HDD Plus, HDDDiagnostic, Hard Drive Diagnostic, HDD Scan, Win Defragmenter, Win Defrag, Win HDD, Check Disk, Ultra Defragger, Quick Defragmenter, HDD Defragmenter, System Defragmenter
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Postby TeMerc » Thu Jan 20, 2011 11:22 pm

Windows Security & Control
Windows Security & Control is a fake security application from the same family as: Windows Optimization & Security, Windows System Optimizator, Windows Optimization Center, Privacy Corrector, Privacy Guard 2010. This rogue displays fake warning messages pushing users to buy a license.
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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Fri Jan 21, 2011 11:01 am

Windows Utility Tool
Windows Utility Tool is a fake security application from the same family as: Windows Security & Control, Windows Optimization & Security, Windows System Optimizator, Windows Optimization Center, Privacy Corrector, Privacy Guard 2010. This rogue displays fake warning messages pushing users to buy a license.
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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Sat Jan 22, 2011 12:44 am

Windows Scan
Windows Scan is a fake Defragmenter tool (rogue) from the same family as: Memory Optimizer, Disk Optimizer, Good Memory, Fast Disk, Disk OK, My Disk, Memory Fixer, HDD Fix, HDD Low, Scanner, Disk Repair, Defragmenter, HDD Tools, Smart HDD, HDD Rescue, HDD Plus, HDDDiagnostic, Hard Drive Diagnostic, HDD Scan, Win Defragmenter, Win Defrag, Win HDD, Check Disk, Ultra Defragger, Quick Defragmenter, HDD Defragmenter, System Defragmenter
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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Sat Jan 22, 2011 11:22 pm

Spyware Protection
Spyware Protection is a fake Antivirus tool. It is from the same rogue family as Advanced Security Tool 2010, Security Central, Home Personal Antivirus, XP Deluxe Protector, Win PC Antivirus, Win PC Defender, XP Police Antivirus, IE-Security, WinDefender 2009 and Total Secure 2009.
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Re: Latest Discovered Rogues

Postby TeMerc » Sun Jan 23, 2011 8:57 am

LiveBoan
The Malwarebytes research team has determined that LiveBoan is a fake anti-malware application. These so-called "rogues" use intentional false positives to convince users that their systems have been compromised. Then they try to sell you their software, claiming it will remove these threats. In extreme cases the false threats are actually the very trojans that advertise or even directly install the rogue.
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