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Fake antivirus software, also called as rogue security software, is a form of computer malware that deceives or misleads users into paying for the fake or simulated removal of malware. Rogue security software, in recent years, has become a growing and serious security threat in desktop computing.

Basically, such an application poses as an antivirus software, when it's actually a virus itself. Removing such fake antivirus malware is quite hard and annoying.

An application called Remove Fake Antivirus removes 32 such fake antivirus apps. It's a very easy to use malware removal software which requires very little interaction. Click the start button and then answer yes to the prompt you see above, and that's about it. Just sit back and watch 'Remove Fake Antivirus' work. It can uproot many of the rogues I confront on a daily basis, including:

  • Cyber Security
  • Alpha Antivirus
  • Braviax
  • Windows Police Pro
  • Antivirus Pro 2010
  • PC Antispyware 2010
  • FraudTool.MalwareProtector.d
  • Winshield2009.com
  • Green AV
  • Windows Protection Suite
  • Total Security 2009
  • Windows System Suite
  • Antivirus BEST
  • System Security
  • Personal Antivirus
  • System Security 2009
  • Malware Doctor
  • Antivirus System Pro
  • WinPC Defender
  • Anti-Virus-1
  • Spyware Guard 2008
  • System Guard 2009
  • Antivirus 2009
  • Antivirus 2010
  • Antivirus Pro 2009
  • Antivirus 360
  • MS Antispyware 2009
I wish I knew about this fake antivirus removal tool a month ago when a friend was infected with Antivirus 2010 and after trying everything he could found on the Internet, he had to format his hard drive.

Download Remove Fake Antivirus (Windows, portable).

[via ghacks]