Blog keyword search

Rogue AV claims to send money to environmental causes

'Green AV' best added to blacklist to avoid red faces.
'Green AV' best added to blacklist to avoid red faces. In an attempt to lure users into buying it, the rogue anti-malware product Green AV claims to send US$2 per purchased product… https://virusbulletin.com/blog/2009/09/rogue-av-claims-send-money-environmental-causes/

Cybercriminals charged in New Zealand, Korea

Law closes in on alleged botnet master and rogue anti-spyware maker.
Law closes in on alleged botnet master and rogue anti-spyware maker. Police in New Zealand have charged an 18-year-old in connection with a botnet he is suspected of building and… https://virusbulletin.com/blog/2008/03/cybercriminals-charged-new-zealand-korea/

Showy malware pushes rogue anti-malware product

MonaRonaDona trojan leads searchers to remover scam.
MonaRonaDona trojan leads searchers to remover scam. An infection which advertises its presence using the name 'MonaRonaDona' is leading victims to search for a cure - and many of… https://virusbulletin.com/blog/2008/03/showy-malware-pushes-rogue-anti-malware-product/

ITV site carried scareware ads

Rogue security product pushed by ads on several UK TV sites.
Rogue security product pushed by ads on several UK TV sites. Several UK television-related websites, including those of major broadcaster ITV and listings guide Radio Times, have… https://virusbulletin.com/blog/2008/02/itv-site-carried-scareware-ads/

Rogue anti-malware targets Mac users

Scam expands horizons to draw in new market of victims.
Scam expands horizons to draw in new market of victims. The rogue anti-malware scam, in which fake anti-spyware and anti-virus products are inveigled into victims' machines,… https://virusbulletin.com/blog/2008/01/rogue-anti-malware-targets-mac-users/

More rogue Flash ads

Rogue ads infiltrate Expedia and Rhapsody sites.
Rogue ads infiltrate Expedia and Rhapsody sites. Following on from last month's feature on the SWF.AdHijack family (see VB, January 2008, p.12), malicious Flash ads were found to… https://virusbulletin.com/blog/2008/01/more-rogue-flash-ads/

We have placed cookies on your device in order to improve the functionality of this site, as outlined in our cookies policy. However, you may delete and block all cookies from this site and your use of the site will be unaffected. By continuing to browse this site, you are agreeing to Virus Bulletin's use of data as outlined in our privacy policy.