The Great Lizamoon SQL Injection Attack – March-April 2011

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Well – Friday things started getting interesting on tech news sites. Most sites were running phony April fools stories and a few including websense was running with a major attack going on against many SQL based websites. Details were sketchy – people were told to look for ur.php files in their web directory (which isn’t [...]

Prepare for the April Fools Spyware Flood

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

I received a message from some at superantispyware in the last day or two that is a well timed and good heads up. Every year there is a surge in spyware, malware and rogue activity around April Fools Day (April 1st). It’s important to be aware and raise our skepticism a bit this time of [...]

How to Remove Live Enterprise Suite | Live Enterprise Suite Removal Guide

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Live Enterprise Suite is yet another rogue security application. This is a successor to the frustrating Internet Antivirus Pro and Ghost Antivirus rogues. Like many of these security rogues they are pushed through malware and aggressive advertising. This may be a website that when visited a screen pops up that appears to be doing a [...]

How to Remove APCSafe | APCSafe Removal Guide

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

APCSafe is another of the recent variations on the Wini family of rogue antivirus applications. Like all the others it is pushed by trojan activity… this is typically a video site that claims to have a sought after video, but alas…. the video cannot be viewed unless you install a flashplayer update that they have [...]

How to Remove PCSecure | PCSecure Removal Guide

Monday, January 25th, 2010

PCSecure is a recent rogue antivirus from the notorious and prolific wini family of rogue security software. It is typically promoted via trojan downloaders. Usually these will be on a website with a video that may be highly sought after. In order to see the video though you are told that you need to download [...]

How to Remove Desktop Security 2010 | Desktop Security 2010 Removal Guide

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Desktop Security 2010 is a rogue antivirus application. It is a successor to Total PC Defender and installs on your pc without permission through the use of malware. Once on your system it will create numerous files that it then finds during scheduled scans and it claims these files are virus infected. It will scan [...]

How to Remove APCSecure | APCSecure Removal Guide

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

APCSecure is yet another rogue antivirus application from the prolific and annoying wini family of rogues. This particular variant also comes with a rootkit called TDL3. Trojans are used to promote this rogue antivirus and you will likely find that it will create multiple empty files on your computer that it will then find during [...]

How to Remove ProtectSoldier | ProtectSoldier Removal Guide

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

ProtectSoldier followed right on the heels of ProtectDefender as another entry of rogue antivirus software in the notorious and prolific wini family of rogues. Like all of them it is installed via trojan horses and pushed via flash player updates and video codec downloads. Once installed on a system it will create numerous files to [...]

How to Remove ProtectDefender | ProtectDefender Removal Guide

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

ProtectDefender is yet another recent rogue antivirus application from the wini family. As with many of the other entrants from this family, it is installed through the use of bogus flash updates and purported video codec downloads. Typically a computer user will run across a site that claims to host a well sought after video [...]

How to Remove Armor Defender | Armor Defender Removal Guide

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Armor Defender is the latest rogue antivirus from the wini family of rogues. It takes a bit of a departure from the recent look of their rogues. However, like all of it’s other cousins in the fact that it is promoted by trojan, malware and they masquerade as flash updates that would be required to [...]


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