Windows Web Shield Virus – Removal Instructions

Windows Web Shield is one of the FakeVimes that joins such other viruses as Windows Antihazard Helper and Windows Trojan Sleuth. The dramatic rise in inexperienced computer users has created an entirely new genre of malware that preys on innocent people. There is a family of viruses known as FakeVimes that operate in a much bolder way than most previous viruses. In the past, viruses have either contaminated a computer or installed spyware that causes the user to unknowingly give up their Continue Reading

Operation Trident Tribunal: Two separate spyware rings have been targeted by the FBI.

Two separate spyware rings have been targeted by the FBI. Operation Trident Tribunal is an international police operation aimed at capturing and shutting down the the creators of fake antivirus, antispyware and computer optimization software. The FBI launched raids in 12 countries targeting the creators of fake antivirus programs including some of the ones we report about on our website. The FBI raids yielded over 30 computers that were used in the global financial cyber scam. Over 1 million Continue Reading

Apple’s iCloud is the most recent target for Hackers Looking to Spread Spyware and Malware

Apple’s iCloud is the most recent target for Hackers Looking to Spread Spyware and Malware Search engines have become the target of a cyber scam that presents search results that lure users to nefarious URLs used to propagate malware and phish for personal information. Upon clicking a search listing URL, the user is unknowingly redirected to an attack portal that presents a false security announcement that states, “Visiting this site may pose a security threat to your system!” The user is Continue Reading

BitDefender 2011 Fake Antivirus Software Virus Removal: Remove It Now

Cyber criminals are starting to get even more savvy. This time they have begun replicating a reputable antivirus software. The BitDefender 2011 Fake Antivirus Software Virus mimics the real BitDefender. Unfortunately they are using the name, and even logo, of a well known and well regarded antivirus software program for their own financial gain. BitDefender 2011 Fake Antivirus Software Virus Screenshot: If the fake alerts are convincing enough, the user will agree to a thorough Continue Reading

Antivirus Clean 2011 Virus Removal: This Needs To Be Removed

Antivirus Clean 2011 Virus is another addition to the online financial scam viruses. However, this virus firsts tricks users while they are browsing online and not through a direct trojan infection. When a user visits a particular website, they are offered a "free online scan" which will then perform a bogus scan of the computer. This scan is of course completely fake and has nothing to do with computer safety. Antivirus Clean 2011 Virus: Alias: Antivirus Clean 2011 Virus Damage Level: Continue Reading

Antivirus Protection Trial Virus Removal: Learn How To Remove It

Antivirus Protection Trial Virus is extremely deceptive. If you are infected with this virus and you agree to its removal procedures, you will be taken to an extremely convincing website in order to purchase the fake virus removal program. Antivirus Protection Trial also comes in three different product packages, making it even more convincing. Take a look at the homepage screenshot below. Alias: Antivirus Protection Trial Virus Homepage Screenshot Damage Level: high Systems Affected: Continue Reading

Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 Removal: You Must Remove This Now

Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 is another member of the rogue virus scanning programs, and is in no way affiliated with Microsoft or its products. It follows the same method that the other members of this rogue family: infect, scare and sell. This is a completely fake antivirus program and should not be trusted under any circumstances. Do not let this bogus program fool you, it only wants your money and offers no real benefit whatsoever. It follows the same method that the other members of Continue Reading

How to Find the Best Antivirus and AntiSpyware Software in 2011

As a well-trained and experienced PC expert, I’ve encountered and subsequently dealt with every type of malicious software known to man; I’m talking about viruses, worms, and rootkits, not to mention spyware and malware. Thankfully, most of the malicious code I’ve encountered has just been petty, harmless scareware designed to elicit fear. Throughout the years, however, I've also encountered a bevy of highly dangerous source code with the potential to seriously damage a computer or computer Continue Reading

Why is Spyware Help Center the best place for computer safety in 2011?

The biggest problem with spyware is that it can be completely fatal to a computer system. Once a computer system has been compromised, there is practically nothing that a user can do to prevent it from taking over many of the vital functions of the computer and from stealing your private information. In the past, the only way to solve this problem was to completely wipe the hard drive and to reinstall the operating system. Not only was this process extremely costly and time-consuming, but it Continue Reading