Archive for September, 2009

Blackberry Outage – Blackberry Internet Service spotty today

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

A lot of blackberry users are talking about a blackberry outage this afternoon and evening. It seems that the Blackberry internet service is unreliable at the moment with some users reporting a flat out outage and others say they’re getting bursts of email.    Send article as PDF   

Trojan horse proxy.ahiy and AVG

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

A lot of people seem to be reporting today that AVG is finding files to be infected with trojan horse proxy.ahiy or trojan horse proxy ahiy. From what I’ve seen, although that may be a valid virus designation from AVG, they are also reporting many legitimate files as this trojan proxy ahiy. AVG is acknowledging [...]

Windows Police Pro

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Yes folks, it’s Windows Police Pro, the gift that keeps on giving apparently. It’s crawled back into Googles top searches tonight. If you want to see how to remove it look at Windows Police Pro Removal, you may be interested in Who is behind Windows Police Pro and probably will need to visit the virus [...]

Remove Personal Antivirus

Monday, September 7th, 2009

Personal Antivirus is another of those rogue antivirus programs. They claim to protect, but really their goal is to find ways to separate you from your money. Usually this is through false claims of infected files and a “we’ll fix it, if you pay us” sales model. Apparently it’s almost identical to Internet Antivirus Pro [...]

Remove Antivirus Pro 2010

Monday, September 7th, 2009

Antivirus Pro 2010 is another rogue security application that installs itself by ways of security vulnerabilities. This particular one seems to be installed by the braviax(cru629) family of trojans. It’s related to PC Antispyware 2010, PC Security 2009, and Home Antivirus 2010. It essentially claims that your pc is unprotected and makes false claims about [...]

Finallyfast.com Removal | Ascentive PC Speed Scan Pro

Monday, September 7th, 2009

Oh I cringe at those commercials. You know the ones I’m talking about where everyone is whining about how slow their pc is. Wah…. “Mom this game is so slow.” I just LOVE how they mention that their parent company ascentive has been featured in several major publications. (Osama Bin Laden has been featured in [...]

Updates – Rogues and Security….

Monday, September 7th, 2009

I’ve been running a series of how to remove articles related to some of the current nasty rogue security applications that has really been getting a lot of traffic the last week or so. I can see that there’s definitely demand for more. Frankly, I hate these programs that claim so many problems (that it [...]

Facebook Fan Check Virus

Monday, September 7th, 2009

There’s a rumor going around and a lot of unconfirmed information that a facebook application known as fan check is actually a virus. I’m seeing several claims that if someone becomes a fan of this facebook app (which the page claims is undergoing changes and currently unavailable)… well if someone becomes a fan in the [...]

How to Remove Nortel Antivirus | NortelAntivirus Removal

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Nortel Antivirus is another of the recent rogue security applications making the rounds. One thing that makes this rogue antivirus application unique is it’s attempt to play on the trust of the Norton Antivirus branding and icons by presenting a similar themed antivirus package and name that really doesn’t measure up. It installs by means [...]

How to Remove BlockDefense | Block Defense Removal

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Blockdefense is yet another of these wolves in sheep clothing that make some computer users lives so miserable these days. It is from the same group of malware that includes Trustninja, save soldier, and savedefense. These are part of a group of rogue antivirus programs that are part of the WinGuard group of related malware. [...]

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