Latest Rogue Antivirus Variant Clones Symantec’s Norton Antivirus
Webroot, a leading security software supplier, declared on September 18, 2008 that it had found the latest version of a malicious anti-virus software utilizing strong graphical similitude to Norton Antivirus by Symantec. The fake anti-virus program was circulated through different online download Websites and pushed by the official non-proprietary name of "AntiVirus Pro" (setup.exe or antiviruspro.exe).
As per the Webroot Threat Research Center, several fake anti-malware programs con customers into believing that they have originated from a reliable security firm so that the victims could be persuaded into downloading or buying these programs. Customers come into...
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