Malware defender termed as rogue

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by avboy, Aug 5, 2009.

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  1. avboy

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  2. Warklen

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    Malware Defender 2009 and Malware Defender from torchsoft.com are not the same.
     
  3. jmonge

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    wonder malwarebytes deleted my malware defender shortcut icon:argh:
     
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    They are 2 totally different apps...

    Malware Defender 200X is a rogue anti-spyware application.

    Malware Defender 2.3.2 is a legit and very good HIPS application.
     
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    Xaiolin should change the name of his MD to "Torchsoft Antimalware" or something like that.

    "Malware Defender" is just too generic -- unless Xaiolin wants to trademark the name & spend the next several years suing scumbags like the proponents of Malware Defender 2009.
     
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    Malware Defender great classical HIPS program. A rogue came along some time after with the same name just added 2009 after. HpHosts had TorchSoft site as a bad one. They have now corrected it.
     
  7. LoneWolf

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    How about Torchsoft HIPS. :D
    No really MalwareDefender is just fine the way it is, if Xiaolin changed the name then some new rogue would just pick a name close to it.
     
  8. jmonge

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    what about Xioalin Defender?:D ;)
     
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    lol -- I love your posts bell.
     
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    Exactly, when the bad boys smell some success, duplicating a known name is their best option to ""success"", If Xiaolin would name it TorchSoft xxxx, they will need to look somewhere else.
     
  11. Toby75

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    Then they'll name it "TorchSoft xxxx 2010"!
     
  12. avboy

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    Thanks everyone for replying and clearing my doubts.
     
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    your welcome:thumb:
     
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