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  • Scareware, also known as rogueware or fake antivirus software, has become one of the fastest-growing, and most prevalent, types of internet fraud.

    iTnews Australia

  • Scareware, also known as rogueware, is a term used to refer to fake antivirus products that trick users into paying for license fees by bombarding them with false security alerts.

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • Also referred to as rogueware or scareware, from an antivirus perspective all of these programs fall in the Win32/FakeAV family of malware.

    Softpedia News - Global

  • Security researchers are warning of a dangerous new trend in the promotion of fake anti-virus programs known as 'rogueware', which could lead to users 'PCs being hijacked and rendered inoperable if they fail to pay a ransom.

    PC Authority

  • "rogueware" that cybercriminals use to trick you into unknowingly downloading threats onto your PC.

    MakeUseOf.com

  • Rogue AV Masquerades as a Firefox/Flash Update - It seems that rogue peddlers have gotten tired of their old tricks in pushing rogueware into the user's system.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • Some new rogueware can only be cleaned with those programs.

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • "Our statistics show that Trojans and rogueware ( 'fake' antivirus programs) amounted to almost 85 per cent of all malware activity in 2009. 2009 was also the year of Conficker, though this belies the fact that worms ranked at just 3.42 per cent of last year's malware creation", the magazine read.

    RIA Novosti

  • For more information on rogueware, see the Symantec Report on Rogue Security Software and the Symantec white paper on Web-Based Attacks.

    WebWire | Recent Headlines

  • System Security Expert is an advanced program to scan and clean rogueware/malware on your computer and exploring hidden rogueware/malware programs on your PC.

    Softpedia - Windows - All

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