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Microsoft kicks fake security software off 400,000 PCs

I can’t repeat this enough…be ever on the lookout for phony security software.  This is a good article examining the impact this software is having across the Internet and how Microsoft is working to remove it from your PC. Source: … Continue reading

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Most recent Windows infections result from the same simple trick – News – heise Security UK

A significant portion of the virus removal work that we perform results from basic trickery.  As described in the article linked below, the perpetrator simply makes his program look like a genuine and useful tool…many times a virus removal tool.  … Continue reading

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