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Charlie Sheen Leads to Malware

The obsession over the antics of Charlie Sheen has led malware authors and distributors to link the name with their Fake Antivirus programs.  Searching for anything about him in Google is likely to get you infected. MooSoft and The Cleaner

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Chile Earthquake and Tsunami Searches Lead to Roge AV

The bad guys wasted no time in exploiting people searching Google for news about the earthquake and tsunami. We are working diligently to protect our customers from this threat.

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Facebook “Unnamed App” Hoax Leads to Rogue AV

There is a hoax going around on Facebook about a bad application called “Unnamed App.”  This is leading people to Google for information on it which is turning up results for Rogue Anti-Virus.  These Rogue Anti-Virus applications try to trick

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Haiti Earthquake Malware

Hot on the heels of the earthquake in Haiti the rogue AV people have once again poisoned Google search.  If you are searching for information about the disaster be very careful of the links you click on.  Do not download

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Rogue Registry Protection/Repair

For some time now we have been fighting the scourge of Rogue Anti-Virus.  Now it seems they have branched out into Rogue Registry Tools like RegistryDefense shown below.  These rogue programs steal a lot of money and data from innocent

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