New Rogue: SmartSecurity

by Albin on March 10th, 2010 in Rogues, Security Alert.

A clone of the annoying and well spread rogue SecurityTool has now been released. It's hosted on a Russian domain and is named SmartSecurity.


VirusProtector is the latest (fourth) generation of the WiniGuard rogue anti-malware family.















New Rogue: DrGuard

by LS Anders on March 3rd, 2010 in Rogues, Security Alert.

DrGuard is a new rogue anti-virus application. It is a clone of PaladinAntivirus.















A word of caution: Microsoft has issued a warning on an unpatched vulnerability that could affect users of Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003, running Internet Explorer.

“The vulnerability exists in the way that VBScript interacts with Windows Help files when using Internet Explorer,” the security advisory reads. “If a malicious Web site displayed a specially crafted dialog box and a user pressed the F1 key, arbitrary code could be executed…”


DesktopSecurity2010 is a new rogue anti-spyware application. It is a clone of DesktopDefender2010.
















SecurityEssentials2010 is a rogue anti-spyware application. It is a clone of InternetSecurity2010.















A new clone from the MalwareCatcher rogue security software family has now been released. 

The fraud tool is called SecurityAntivirus and will add hundreds of registry keys within:


PaladinAntivirus is a new rogue anti-spyware application. It is a clone of ProtectionSystem.















New Rogue: Antivirus

by Albin on February 8th, 2010 in Rogues, Security Alert.

A new rogue security product was found by Lavasoft Malware Labs this afternoon (UTC+01:00 - Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna). It's called Antivirus and will show a long list of false positives to entice victims into buying the fraud tool.


New Self-Cloning Rogue

by LS Anders on February 5th, 2010 in Rogues, Security Alert.

A new rogue that will randomly change names and include a reference to the current operating system has emerged.


The rogue will change to different names depending on the user's OS. On Windows XP we have encountered the following:



New Rogue: MyPcSecure

by LS Anders on February 1st, 2010 in Rogues, Security Alert.

MyPcSecure is the latest rogue anti-spyware application and a clone from the WiniGuard family.














New Rogue: PcSecureNet

by LS Anders on January 28th, 2010 in Rogues, Security Alert.

PcSecureNet is another rogue anti-spyware clone of the WiniGuard family.