Is Rogue Anti-Virus Malicious or Should We Just Ignore Them

Looks like some people in the Avast forum are pissed that I pointed out that Avast missed a Rogue.   Yes, I know Rogues are not technically malicious and are quite hard for an AV to detect, however I personally think that Rogue’s are the MOST malicious applications out there.

Rogue’s are designed to steal someones identity (and a few bucks) and they do it very well.  That is malicious…very malicious and very very bad.  It is the purpose of (almost all) malware being made today.   I get the feeling that the anti-malware company’s are taking the stance of…”ehh….Rogues are not technically harmful to your computer so it’s not are fault…good luck!” 

Again, I know they are hard to detect, but don’t just discount them as no biggy.  They are the “biggest of the biggy’s” when you consider what they accomplish.

I wonder why Malwarebytes can detect every rogue out there….hmmmm…

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