Tag Archives | antivirus software

When Signatures Go Bad…Ouch!

I’m really amazed that this doesn’t happen more often.  I suppose it underscores the need for moving to a HIPS based AM solution.

“Users of the BitDefender antivirus software started flooding the company’s support forums Saturday, apparently after a faulty antivirus update caused 64-bit Windows machines to stop working. The company acknowledged the issue in a note explaining the problem. ‘Due to a recent update it is possible that BitDefender detects several Windows and BitDefender files as infected with Trojan.FakeAlert.5,’ the company said. The acknowledgment came after BitDefender users had logged hundreds of posts on the topic. Some complained of being unable to reboot their systems.” src = slashdot.com

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Rogue – Internet AntiVirus

Internet Antivirus is fake antivirus software designed to extort money from people using scare tactics. Internet Antivirus starts scanning at boot time and displays 100% fake scan results in an effort to scare a PC user into buying the program. Internet Antivirus is a complete FAKE piece of software. If you did buy this program please cancel your credit card and signup for a service like life lock (identitly theft protection service)

Internet Antivirus can be removed with:

Spyware Doctor with Antivirus or Kaspersky Antivirus

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avg free antivirus software download

I received 2 emails this week from people asking why avg free is not free anymore. Avg IS still free, that was just people trying to sell it to you … a shady practice at best. Anyway, avg free antivirus software download is available below:



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