Warning over Rogue anti-spyware app

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by StevieO, Apr 10, 2006.

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  1. StevieO

    StevieO Registered Member

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    "A rogue anti-spyware application is falsely identifying popular security products and file system tools as spyware. Security firm SurfControl advises users not to touch the application, UnSpyPC, with a barge pole."

    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/04/07/unspypc/

    http://www.spywareguide.com/product_show.php?id=2813

    http://www.unspypc.com/

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    Not just UnSpyPC but Safe&Clean also - http://www.voiceofthepublic.com/UnSpyPC/UnSpyPC.html - Includes a Very good analysis and breakdown, with lots of info and screen shots of the install files etc and the False reporting of the scan !


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    Rogue anti spyware application disables AVs

    Rogue anti spyware application disables anti-virus protection software
    http://www.securitypark.co.uk/article.asp?articleid=25193&CategoryID=11


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